2016 Election

Clinton did very well on social media after debate

September 28, 2016

The social media analysis company Impact Social completed its analysis on the reaction amongst Florida voters to the first televised Presidential TV debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. In the 10 hours following the start…


Workers Comp rate to jump 14.5 percent on Dec. 1

September 28, 2016

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (Office) has issued an Order that gives contingent approval to an overall combined average statewide Workers’ Compensation Insurance rate increase of 14.5 percent. The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI)…


Achieve Escambia hires executive director

September 27, 2016

Greg Voss has been named director of Achieve Escambia; Pensacola’s new cradle to career collective impact effort. Voss has more than 25 years of experience working in non-profit management. Most recently Voss served as the executive…

Business Pensacola

Community Maritime Park up for award

September 27, 2016

The Urban Land Institute, a nonprofit research and education organization, has selected the Vince Whibbs, Sr. Community Maritime Park as one of three finalists for the North Florida 2016 Awards of Excellence. The Awards for Excellence…


Downtown renaissance becoming reality

September 27, 2016

The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition opened its new Pensacola headquarters, Levin Center for IHMC Research, on the edge of Aragon. The three-story, 30,000-square-foot building substantially increased IHMC’s Pensacola footprint. The $8 million expansion was…

Business Education

Manufacturers Council partners with UWF

September 26, 2016

The Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council (NWFMC) has announced a stronger partnership with the University of West Florida (UWF), one that will immediately bring many benefits to our membership. The partnership with UWF will provide NWFMC manufacturing…


Tampa weighs in on who approves lawsuit settlements

September 26, 2016

Tampa’s City Attorney Julia Mandell responded to the newspaper’s inquiry about its strong mayor’s power to settle lawsuits against the City of Tampa. She said the mayor cannot spend any money without council approval. Contracts go…