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Viewpoint: Hayward Campaign Mailers-A Warm Pile of Words

November 4, 2014

By Christopher J. Lewis Mayor Ashton Hayward enjoyed a massive financial advantage in the campaign raking in $153,471 in money and in-kind contributions. Hayward invested $50 into his own campaign. “The Lewis Family” received five Hayward…

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City reaches tentative agreement with firefighters union

October 31, 2014

City of Pensacola Chief Operations Officer Tamara Fountain informed the city council yesterday that city staff and leaders of the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 707 have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.…

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Weekend Buzz: Hayward has new idea

October 13, 2014

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward announced on Friday his first proactive initiative for 2014 -the creation of a lobbyist registry for those seeking an audience with the mayor, his staff or city council members. The details of…

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Weekend Buzz: Ferries, grand juries, parking…oh my

October 6, 2014

Ferries Are Coming The announcement of the city of Pensacola receiving a grant from the US Department of Transportation to construct in downtown Pensacola a dock and associated infrastructure to support ferry boat operations is the…

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City Employee and Police pensions graded D

September 26, 2014

A report released Thursday by the LeRoy Collins Institute said local-government pension plans continue to place a significant burden on municipalities across Florida. The report evaluated 151 local pension plans, including the city of Pensacola general…

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Women candidates to speak Sept. 30

September 26, 2014

Six of nine women candidates running for office in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties will bring their campaign messages to the Women’s Civic Forum on Tuesday, September 30, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The event will be…

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Political Forum for State House and Congress tomorrow

September 24, 2014

On Thursday, September 25th, 11:15 am – 1 pm, Women for Responsible Legislation will be hosting a political forum at Pensacola City Hall with candidates running for Florida State Representative, and for Congress. These forums are…