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Scott will sue Feds over Low Income Pool expiration

Scott will sue Feds over Low Income Pool expiration

In the latest escalation of a complicated standoff between the federal government and the state, Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he will sue federal officials for tying funding for some hospitals and other health-care providers to Medicaid expansion. The federal Centers for Medicare & [...]

Gaetz and others question the handling of LIP by Scott administration

Gaetz and others question the handling of LIP by Scott administration

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Senators raised questions Wednesday about how Gov. Rick Scott's administration has handled negotiations with the federal government over billions of dollars in health-care funding that has thrown the state budget process into disorder. The [...]

PS Today: Gaetz talks about possible 2016 U.S. Senate run

PS Today: Gaetz talks about possible 2016 U.S. Senate run

State Senator Don Gaetz will be on Pensacola Today this afternoon in the second half hour. His name is being mentioned a possible candidate for Sen. Marco Rubio's seat. The Daily News interviewed him yesterday and he said he was considering it, but had not made a decision. Let's see what he [...]

Weatherford stays out of 2016 Senate race

Weatherford stays out of 2016 Senate race

Former state House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, said Wednesday he will not run for U.S. Senate in 2016, pointing to his young family. "My wife and I have an agreement that I will not run for office while we still have children in diapers," Weatherford wrote in a Twitter post. [...]

Miller is not considering a 2016 run for Senate

Miller is not considering a 2016 run for Senate

On Pensacola Speaks yesterday, Congressman Jeff Miller, who represents Northwest Florida, said that running for U.S. Senate next year is not up for discussion. "I have a number of people who have contacted me and encouraged me to look at it," said Miller, "and I will tell that there are a lot of [...]

Florida almost got medical marijuana from the House

Florida almost got medical marijuana from the House

HOUSE TO BACK EXPERIMENTAL DRUG BILL The House appears poised to approve a bill that could help clear the way for terminally ill patients to use experimental drugs --- but the measure will not include medical marijuana. House members Wednesday took up the bill (HB 269), filed by Rep. Ray [...]

PS Today: Jeff Miller talks about VA, Iran and Cuba

PS Today: Jeff Miller talks about VA, Iran and Cuba

Congressman Jeff Miller will join us today on Pensacola Speaks. We will cover the Iran nuclear agreement, taking Cuba off the list of nations that sponsor terrorism, and the latest on reforming the VA. Pensacola Speaks airs on News Talk 1370 WCOA Monday-Friday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. You can call [...]

Buzz: Gaetz could run for U.S. Senate in 2016

Buzz: Gaetz could run for U.S. Senate in 2016

Republicans are scrambling to test the waters to run the U.S. Senate seat of Marco Rubio, who has announced his run for president in 2016. Several Congressmen are talking with the media and supporters about the possibility. One name that is being batted around is State Sen. Don Gaetz, who terms [...]

Kevin Cate: The Hillary Clinton message will resonant with voters

Kevin Cate: The Hillary Clinton message will resonant with voters

On Pensacola Speaks, I talked with Kevin Cate, a rising star in the Florida Democratic Party, about Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. "What she was trying to prove is this campaign is not going to be about Hillary Clinton," said Cate. "It's going to be about middle class Floridians and [...]

Rick Wilson: Hillary Clinton and her 1999 jalopy

Rick Wilson: Hillary Clinton and her 1999 jalopy

GOP strategist Rick Wilson, as expected, was not impressed with Hillary Clinton’s campaign announcement. “This is the reboot of the Hilary software version 7.0 and it's putting more icing on an old cake,” said Wilson on Pensacola Speaks yesterday. “It's really hard for folks to look at [...]

City of Pensacola hires new PIO

City of Pensacola hires new PIO

City COO Tamara Fountain announced this afternoon that Vernon Stewart has been hired as the city's public information officer. In her email introduction, Fountain said, "Vernon is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications Arts from the [...]

Move to Amend meets on Wednesday

Move to Amend meets on Wednesday

Northwest Florida Move to Amend will have a steering committee meeting 6:30-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15 at Tryon Public Library, 1200 Langley Avenue. They will discuss future plans and actions in their continuing work for a 28th Amendment to the Uinnted States Constitution "re-establishing the [...]

PS Today: Rick Wilson and Kevin Cate on Clinton and Rubio

PS Today:  Rick Wilson and Kevin Cate on Clinton and Rubio

Yesterday, former Secretary of State, U.S. Senator and First Lady Hillary Clinton announced that she will be seeking the Democratic presidential nomination. This afternoon, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio will announce his campaign for the GOP nomination. On Pensacola Speaks, we will have two of the [...]

Viewpoint: What is a Strong Mayor?

Viewpoint: What is a Strong Mayor?

By George Hawthorne, CEO, Diversity Program Advisors, Inc. Writing "strong memos” does not make a “strong mayor” in the absence of concise actions, transactional transparency and unambiguous communications. Strong mayors provide governance, policies and leadership that is effective and [...]

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