In today's issue of the daily, Mayor John Fogg says "the rising cost of fuel, which the city did not plan for, was a big reason for the increase". How could the City staff underestimate the cost of fuel? The US Dept. of Energy predicted last year: "As of May 2006, EIA expects that national [...]
Santa Rosa County has next week - March 27 - a vote to extend the half-cent sales tax for schools. The tax expires next Oct. and provides $7 million to schools. I favor the tax, but that being said, I don't like these special elections that are obviously done so that there will be a weak - but [...]
Here is a website that has a Real-Time Global Bad News map. Check it out. The Global Trouble AlertMap Are you curious about that chemical spill in Minnesota? Or how about the bio hazard situation in Honduras? The Havaria Information Systems AlertMap is updated in (near) real-time and the wealth [...]
Check out this band. Q100 is helping us try to get them. They're playing SXSW in Austin To hear them: Until June
From Strategic Vision poll 3/9-11: Gov. Charlie Crist's approval 61%/ disapproval 23% Bill Nelson: 52%/36% Mel Martinez: 44%/35% .....ties to Bush Administration are hurting him
The average pay for a department head or director in both Escambia County and the City of Pensacola is over $90,000. Question: How many department head and company managers in the local private sector are making that much? From my conversations, I'm hearing $65000-$75,000 is more the norm [...]
The state legislature acts like the property tax and property insurance problems happened unexpectedly overnight. State economists were pointing out the coming train wreck early last year. However, it was an election year and none of the lawmakers wanted to hurt their chances for re-election. On [...]
My IN Your Face TV interview with Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino: PART 1 PART 2 The IN media empire continues to grow.
Filling in for John Stuart from 6 to 9 a.m. Listen in. Should be fun.