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Florida Senate budget chair wants a veto, too

May 19, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY Florida Sen. Jack Latvala told the Tiger Bay Club Friday that he asked Gov. Rick Scott to veto the education spending bill that the state House and Senate forwarded to him. It…

Environment Politics

Hands Across the Sand

May 18, 2017

350 Pensacola and Oceana to Host Hands Across the Sand Event on Pensacola Beach Event to Oppose New Efforts to Expand Dirty and Dangerous Offshore Drilling Pensacola, FL– Conservation groups 350 Pensacola and Oceana will host…

Politics

Putnam in Pensacola tomorrow, on radio today

May 18, 2017

GOP gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam will join small businesses in Pensacola for a roundtable discussion on the Gulf Coast recovery. Next, he will meet and greet supporters in Destin. Finally as part of his swing through…

Escambia County

Rawson Lane showdown set for Monday

May 17, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY For nearly 15 years, Pensacola Christian College has approached the Escambia County Commission about turning Rawson Lane over to it. Each time it has come up, commissioners have voted against closing the…

Politics

Ryan Wiggins on 2017 legislative session [podcast]

May 17, 2017

Ryan Wiggins of Full Contact Strategies offers her take on the 2017 Florida Legislative Session. She offers praise for the efforts of Representatives Clay Ingram, Frank White, and Jayer Williamson, as well as Senator Doug Broxson.…

Pensacola

Blount Redevelopment Selection Committee gets instructions

May 17, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo Pensacola staff instructed the three-member selection committee Tuesday on the process for choosing either the ParsCo development team’s or Gunther Properties’ proposal for the old W.A. Blount Junior High School site. The selection…