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Learn about Jacksonville and consolidation

October 6, 2008

The 2 p.m. session is open to everyone: The Jacksonville Story: A presentation of the history and current state of consolidated government in Jacksonville – Duval County. Wednesday, October 8, 2008 Featuring: Mr. Ed Austin, former…

Politics

Watch out Blab, WEAR

October 6, 2008

Gannett, owner of the Pensacola News Journal, is getting in live webcasting of high school sports according to the Gannett Blog. Extending its live webcasting experiments, Gannett has launched a new high school sports network, featuring…

Politics

McCain campaign strategy or is it a tactic?

October 6, 2008

McCain campaign is now saying Obama is unfit to be president and nominate U.S. Supreme Court judges because of his past associations – some aren’t as close as the GOP insist – to Antoin Rezko, Bill…

Escambia County

Houston paper interviews Al Coby

October 5, 2008

The Houston Chronicle interviewed interim Pensacola City Manager Al Coby and Biloxi Mayor A.J. Holloway on advice on how to rebuild Galveston, Tex. after Hurricane Ike. Read more.…

Politics

2005: Bonfield on pensions

October 3, 2008

The Pensacola City Council will be hit with this on the campaign trail. These are the numbers then-City Manager Tom Bonfield set P.A. Ucci on pension contributions by the city….please note the county and school district…

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Ucci say city pension crisis in 2005

October 3, 2008

P.A. Ucci forwarded this email to me from May 2005: Original Message —– From: paucci To: rbarker@ci.pensacola.fl.us Cc: city Sent: Saturday, May 21, 2005 1:28 PM Subject: City Pension Funding The City budget in six years…

Politics

Bayfront Pkwy Retention Pond

October 3, 2008

The park next to Wall South Memorial may become a retention pond. Here is the letter from interim Pensacola City Manager giving Moulton Properties the authority to develop a retention pond on the property. retention-pond.pdf I…

Politics

Private sector tapped out, begs local govt

October 3, 2008

PNJ reports Escambia County commissioners Thursday agreed to contribute $150,000 toward a monument honoring Don Tristan de Luna, the Spanish conquistador who founded Pensacola in 1559. The vote was 4-1, with Commissioner Kevin White opposed. The…

Politics

Five reasons for economic woes

October 2, 2008

Robert Trigaux of the St. Pete Times came up with these five reasons for our current economic troubles: 1. Ratings chicanery by groups like Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s. Some of the investment never should have…

Politics

Mythbuster II

October 1, 2008

Escambia Supervisor of Elections David Stafford also says that it’s not illegal to wear campaign T-shirts, buttons, hats, etc while you vote….unless you are a poll worker or poll watcher.…

Politics

No-match, no problem

October 1, 2008

Escambia Supervisor of Elections David Stafford says that will be no problem if you’re address on your voter registration doesn’t match your driver’s license id, especially if you’re in the same district. If you’ve moved out…

Politics

Democratic blogger attacked in Pensacola

September 29, 2008

Is the Pensacola News Journal tagging Democrats? According to this blogger: I blog at the Pensacola News Journal at http://www.PNJ.com under the name “Pensacola”. I also run the web site for the Escambia Democratic Executive Committee…

Politics

Pensions on council agenda

September 26, 2008

Pension Plan Concerns Addressed to City Council By: Michael Rutschky Citizens voiced their concern over the costliness of Pensacola’s pension plan during the open forum segment of the Sept. 25 city council meeting. Pensacola resident Bill…

Politics

We are at Ole Miss

September 26, 2008

Just got set up. Will broadcast live from the Ole Miss Student Union. The debate is on and the students are excited.…

Politics

Conseratives blame Clinton

September 25, 2008

There is a huge flaw in this logic: How A Clinton-Era Rule Rewrite Made Subprime Crisis Inevitable By TERRY JONES INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY | Posted Wednesday, September 24, 2008 4:30 PM PT One of the most…