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Pot Amendment – For Debilitating Diseases or ‘Disingenuous’

Pot Amendment – For Debilitating Diseases or ‘Disingenuous’

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA For former House Speaker Jon Mills, crafting a constitutional amendment that would allow doctors to order pot for extremely ill patients was an opportunity for the onetime University of Florida law-school dean to flex his legal know-how. But the [...]

Experts weigh on social media in local political campaigns

Experts weigh on social media in local political campaigns

How are social media platforms used in local campaigns today? Experts say that it should be part of every campaign as a means to recruit volunteers and raise funds. They warned against posting negative messages on an opponent's social media pages because they risk harm to their candidate--"Even [...]

Pensacola residents voice concerns: Economic health, Public Works and Communications

Pensacola residents voice concerns: Economic health, Public Works and Communications

Pensacola residents are concerned about the economic health of their city and want more focus on Public Works, Housing Options, Communications and Public Safety, according to the soon-to-be-released 2014 Pensacola Community Survey. Mayor Ashton Hayward commissioned this past summer the Haas [...]

Best lines of the first gubernatorial debate

Best lines of the first gubernatorial debate

Republican Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist clashed over their records as governor and traded sometimes-personal barbs last Friday in the first of three debates in a close race for the state's highest office. RICK SCOTT Scott mocked the inaccurate "Charlie Facts" that he said Crist [...]

Weekend Buzz: Hayward has new idea

Weekend Buzz: Hayward has new idea

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward announced on Friday his first proactive initiative for 2014 -the creation of a lobbyist registry for those seeking an audience with the mayor, his staff or city council members. The details of the registry have yet to be posted on the city's website, but the mayor did [...]

Petoskey council rejects contract with Bill Reynolds

Petoskey council rejects contract with Bill Reynolds

The Petoskey City Council voted by a 3-2 vote yesterday against entering a contract that would have finalized former Pensacola City Administrator Bill Reynolds' employment as the new Petoskey city manager. The council will reopen the search process. Read more.

Debate brews over whether medical pot already legal

Debate brews over whether medical pot already legal

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Jacksonville law firm has created a firestorm in the already heated debate about whether Floridians should allow doctors to order medical marijuana for sick patients. Lawyer Ian Christensen and his colleague Christopher Ralph contend that a [...]

College Republican responds to uproar over Scott’s ‘Wedding Dress’ ad

College Republican responds to uproar over Scott’s ‘Wedding Dress’ ad

This column was published by Context Florida. It's written by Diane Roberts who lives in Tallahassee. First check out the video, which has been described as the "Most Sexist Political Ad of the Year": ----- A College Republican Speaks: So, OK, chicks. I mean, girls, um, WOMEN. [...]

Weekend Buzz: Ferries, grand juries, parking…oh my

Weekend Buzz: Ferries, grand juries, parking…oh my

Ferries Are Coming The announcement of the city of Pensacola receiving a grant from the US Department of Transportation to construct in downtown Pensacola a dock and associated infrastructure to support ferry boat operations is the third leg of a project that has been studied and planned since [...]

Police and Fire endorse Taylor for City Council District 6

Police and Fire endorse Taylor for City Council District 6

Both the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 71 and the Pensacola Professional Fire Fighters IAFF Local 707 have endorsed City Council candidate Mark Taylor for City Council District 6. Here are the quotes from a press release issued by Taylor's campaign: Erik Goss, president of FOP Lodge 71: “The [...]

Crist pushes Medicaid explansion; Scott stays low key

Crist pushes Medicaid explansion; Scott stays low key

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Theoretically, Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist agree on one thing in their hotly contested gubernatorial race --- Florida should expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. But Crist, the [...]

County Local Option Sales Tax Town Hall Meetings Next Week

County Local Option Sales Tax Town Hall Meetings Next Week

Escambia County’s public meetings concerning the Local Option Sales Tax will continue next week at the following locations: Monday, October 6, 5:30 p.m. – District 5 Ransom Middle School, 100 West Kingsfield Road, Cantonment Tuesday, October 7, 5:30 p.m. – District 1 Charity [...]

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