Miami and its homeless

March 16, 2015

Miami Considers Law Aimed at Expelling Homeless By Phil Latzman, Florida News Connection In the shadows of – and in contrast to – the city’s new multimillion-dollar condominiums, hundreds of Miami’s homeless can be seen seeking…


Florida Legislature packed with gun bills

March 16, 2015

If there’s one group that often gets its way at the Capitol, it’s the National Rifle Association — whether that’s because of ideology or the fact that lawmakers think it’s unwise to anger people who own…


Convention Center deja vu

March 16, 2015

The success of Pensacon has reignited a discussion for a convention center. It’s a worthy topic. The fourth-cent of the bed tax was originally presented as a funding source for just such a venture. The penny…

Education News

Gov. Scott in Pensacola Monday

March 15, 2015

Gov. Scott to Present School Recognition Funding to Escambia County Schools PENSACOLA, Fla. – Tomorrow, March 16, Governor Rick Scott will present school recognition funding awards to Escambia County schools at Blue Angels Elementary School. What:…


Hayward to deliver Meals on Wheels

March 14, 2015

The Council on Aging of West Florida announced yesterday that Mayor Ashton Hayward is joining them for Community Champions Week, an initiative to raise awareness about the Meals On Wheels program and its benefits to seniors…

Pensacola Politics

PS Podcast: Charles Bare and wobbly city hall

March 14, 2015

On Pensacola Speaks on Friday afternoon, Councilman Charles Bare discussed the Pensacola City Council’s decisions on staffing, panhandling, homelessness and the wobbly (my term, not his) condition of Pensacola City Hall operations. He also talked about…