Gaetz announces ‘Fight Washington’ Bus Tour

April 14, 2016

Today, State Rep. Matt Gaetz (R – Fort Walton Beach) announced his campaign’s Fight Washington Bus Tour across the 1st Congressional District on Saturday, April 23. “Like so many in our community, I am fed up…


Pensacola Speaks: Matt Gaetz, DIB chair John Peacock

April 13, 2016

Today I will interview Pensacola Downtown Improvement Board chairman John Peacock about the DIB decisions on Gallery Night and Pelican Drop. In the second half, my guest will be State Rep. Matt Gaetz, Florida House Finance…

Clay Ingram House

Ingram: An eight-year guy (podcast)

April 13, 2016

When Clay Ingram was first elected to the Florida House in 2010, people in Tallahassee wanted to know if planned to serve a full four terms. On “Pensacola Speaks,” he explained, “You’re sometimes outright asked by…


Tale of Two Pensacolas

April 12, 2016

Last week, Zach Jenkins, director of the Haas Center at the University of West Florida, published a column that showed our region’s economic recovery has not equally impacted all segments of our community. People in the…

2016 Election Politics

Another Republican files for Congress

April 12, 2016

Today 25-year-old native Floridian Rebekah Johansen Bydlak announced her Republican candidacy for the state’s 1st Congressional District. Born and raised in McDavid community in north Escambia County, she attended Pensacola State College and the University of…