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City Council agenda cut to 30 items for Thursday meeting

City Council agenda cut to 30 items for Thursday meeting

The Pensacola City Council has moved 19 items from its March 12 regular meeting to a special meeting on Thursday. March 26. What will be discussed tomorrow? The Council staff and furnishings Panhandling Restriction for Bayfront Pkwy and 17th Avenue intersections Repeal of two of the [...]

Pensacola Speaks podcast: Rick Wilson on Hillary Clinton presser…’a clown car crashing into a dumpster fire’

Pensacola Speaks podcast: Rick Wilson on Hillary Clinton presser…’a clown car crashing into a dumpster fire’

GOP strategist Rick Wilson spoke with Rick Outzen about the press conference former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had on Tuesday to explain her use of a personal email account while she worked in the Obama administration. Wilson called the conference "a clown car crashing into a dumpster [...]

City attorney nomination derailed

City attorney nomination derailed

The Pensacola City Council has delayed its approval of Mayor Ashton Hayward's nomination for city attorney. It will not be discussed until the next March council meeting---yes, the council realized it needs two March meetings. Councilwoman Sherri Myers asked the item be pulled because she [...]

Pensacola Speaks podcast: Duwayne Escobedo talks about W.D. Childers and the death of Willie Junior

Pensacola Speaks podcast: Duwayne Escobedo talks about W.D. Childers and the death of Willie Junior

On Pensacola Speaks, I talked with investigative reporter Duwayne Escobedo about his coverage of the fall of W.D. Childers and the mysterious circumstances surrounding the 2004 death of former Escambia County Commissioner Willie Junior. Duwayne also takes about his battle with brain [...]

The ideas of City’s consultant on homelessness questioned

The ideas of City’s consultant on homelessness questioned

The Huffington Post published an article ("How A Traveling Consultant Helps America Hide The Homeless") yesterday that questions the ideas of Robert Marbut, the national consultant that the city of Pensacola paid $30,000 to come up with recommendations on how the city should deal with its homeless [...]

City of Pensacola wants public input on 2015-16 budget

City of Pensacola wants public input on 2015-16 budget

The City of Pensacola will hold two public meetings tonight to provide an opportunity to learn more about the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget. The first meeting is tonight while the Pensacola City Council is wrestling with its 49-item agenda. The meeting is 5:30 p.m. at Sanders Beach-Corrine Jones Resource [...]

Jacksonville has innovative program to help mentally ill and homeless

Jacksonville has innovative program to help mentally ill and homeless

Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Jail Director Tara Wildes wants to place trained Supplemental Security Income processors at the jail to increase the success rate of getting people community services. The program is called SOAR — Supplemental Security Income/Social Security Disability [...]

A better use for parking meters

A better use for parking meters

The city of Mobile has a unique way of dealing with panhandlers in its downtown parks. This meter is in Bienville Square. The Pensacola City Council will be discussing panhandling and homelessness tomorrow.

Inweekly 2013: Upside controversy

Inweekly 2013: Upside controversy

Team Hayward's Million Dollar Logo By Rick Outzen On July 18, 2012, Mayor Ashton Hayward unveiled at the Saengar Theatre a new brand identity for the City of Pensacola with a new city tagline—“The Upside of Florida”—a new logo, called the “Swave,” and new marketing [...]

Florida Cabinet slows down agency appointments

Florida Cabinet slows down agency appointments

Capitol watchers were given a glimpse this week of the next chapter in the showdown between the governor and Cabinet members over department-head appointments. Aides to Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, Attorney General Pam Bondi and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam acted to cut off Gov. [...]

Hayward taps Texas lawyer for city attorney

Hayward taps Texas lawyer for city attorney

Mayor Ashton Hayward announced late Friday afternoon his choice for Pensacola City Attorney, Lysia Bowling, the city attorney for the City of San Angelo, Texas. “Lysia is extremely impressive, well-qualified candidate, and I am thrilled to nominate her as our City Attorney,” said Mayor [...]

Pensacola Speaks podcast: Don Gaetz

Pensacola Speaks podcast: Don Gaetz

Yesterday, I interviewed State Senator Don Gaetz on Pensacola Speaks. We discussed Garcon Point Bridge, guns on campuses, Charlotte's Web and gambling. Pensacola Speaks airs weekdays from 5-6 p.m. on News Talk 1370 WCOA. Call in @ 850-478-3116. You can listen online on their website or download [...]

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