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Grover working on a budget plan

September 18, 2017

County Commissioner Grover Robinson last week said on “Pensacola Speaks” that he believes the county can give Sheriff David Morgan more money for raises but not all the money the sheriff has requested. “We don’t have…

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ATU Local 1771 put in hands of trustee

September 6, 2017

Yesterday, Escambia County Administrator Jack Brown was sent a letter from the Amalgamated Transit Union headquarters informing him that the union that represents the county’s blue collar workers – not the bus drivers – was put…

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Buzz: Pelicans like Bay Center

August 31, 2017

The New Orleans Pelicans have made another round of visits with Escambia County Commissioners individually. We’ve been told that the NBA team is very interested in having its G-League team play at the Pensacola Bay Center.…

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Inweekly article on rising jail costs praised

August 22, 2017

We received a note yesterday from Rory Fleming of the Fair Punishment Project at Harvard Law School  praising our article “Straight Outta Options.” Dear Rick,  Thanks for your excellent work at Inweekly, including your new piece about…

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ECAT impacts the lives of real people

August 16, 2017

By Sammi Sontag INWEEKLY Every morning around six the ECAT buses start their routes. A local rider, Joy Hall, takes that six a.m. bus to the first of her two jobs. She walks six blocks to…