Hayward wins vs. Occupy

March 13, 2015

This press release was issued by city @ 8 p.m.: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2015 Contact: Tamara Fountain, Chief Operations Officer Judge rules in favor of City in Occupy Pensacola lawsuit After more than three…

Caring Pensacola

Advocate questions need to expand panhandling laws

March 12, 2015

Nathan Monk, a local advocate for the homeless, has concerns over the city of Pensacola considering stricter panhandling laws and only partially repealing the homeless ordinances passed in 2013. “My biggest concern is from a Constitutional…

Pensacola Politics

City attorney nomination derailed

March 10, 2015

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…


Hayward taps Texas lawyer for city attorney

March 7, 2015

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…


Pensacola City Council agenda has 49 items

March 4, 2015

The Pensacola City Council may have set a record for its March 9 Agenda Review. It has 49 items. The agenda packet is 1,032 pages. They will be voting on contracts and expenditures totaling more than…


Move To Amend goes to Pensacola City Council in March

February 26, 2015

Yesterday on Pensacola Speaks, we interviewed Mike Potters on Move to Amend. The Northwest Florida (Pensacola) Move To Amend Chapter will attend the Pensacola City Council meeting on March 12 to support discussion of a Council…