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Gaetz releases April Open Gaetz Day schedule

April 4, 2017

Congressman Matt Gaetz will be hosting a full day of events in the Pensacola Beach and Pensacola area on April 20, 2017 for “Open Gaetz Day Pensacola”. The Congressman is kicking off the day by holding…

Escambia County

EOC activated

April 3, 2017

Escambia County has activated the Emergency Operations Center at a Level 2, or partial activation, due to the severe weather threat in the area. In a partial activation, only specific emergency support functions under the county’s…

Politics

Scott takes aim at Corcoran

March 28, 2017

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott on Monday upped his personal battle with House Speaker Richard Corcoran about the future of the state’s business-recruitment agency. Kim McDougal, Scott’s chief of staff,…

Politics

Gaetz on Obamacare: ‘We’re not quitters’

March 28, 2017

On “Pensacola Speaks” yesterday, Congressman Matt Gaetz said the House Republicans’ failure to repeal and replace Obamacare last week was “the most disappointing week of my seven years in public service.” Why? “Because there’s a promise…

Politics

Speaker upset with Constitution Revision Commission

March 24, 2017

From The News Service of Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O’ Lakes, chided the chairman of the Constitution Revision Commission on Thursday for scheduling public hearings during the legislative session — setting up potential conflicts…

Business Escambia County Politics

House passes Triumph bills

March 24, 2017

From The News Service of Florida Northwest Florida counties moved closer Thursday to getting money the state received last year from the multibillion-dollar BP settlement tied to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The House unanimously…

Pensacola

Downtown pole still standing

March 23, 2017

The extremely tall pole that we and other downtown business owners were told was being relocated is still standing. An electric meter has been attached and the city’s inspection department approved the installation on March 7.…