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Pensacola

City of Pensacola releases DROP data

August 17, 2016

Thanks to the intervention of the State Attorney’s Office, the City of Pensacola Sunshine Center released the Individual DROP (Deferred Retirement Option Program) Account Statements for 63 city employees in its three pension programs. Inweekly is…

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Politics

Santa Rosa County DROP report

August 17, 2016

Another very simple report on the Deferred Retirement Option Plan. Elected officials are allowed to enter DROP but can not collect until after they leave office.…

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Escambia County

County DROP report

August 17, 2016

The Florida Department of Management Services provided Inweekly its database for the Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP). The file had 656 names for Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. The spreadsheet listed names, addresses, emails, begin dates,…

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Business Pensacola

Gulf Power defends rate hike request

August 16, 2016

Citing the need to continue to invest in the long-term reliability of Northwest Florida’s energy infrastructure, Gulf Power has notified the Florida Public Service Commission that it may seek approval later this year for a price…

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Politics

Gaetz Campaign Releases New Ad – ‘Veterans’

August 16, 2016

Yesterday, the Matt Gaetz campaign released its next 30-second commercial, entitled “Veterans.” The ad features four veterans from the First Congressional District: Col. Howard Hill, USAF, Retired – former POW who was imprisoned and tortured at…

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Business

Gulf Power seeks rate increase

August 16, 2016

Gulf Power plans this fall to seek an increase in base rates for electricity, saying current rates “do not produce sufficient revenues for us to be able to continue adequately serving our customers and maintain the…

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News

Man arrested for murder in toddler’s death

August 16, 2016

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced today that Alonzo Dewayne Thompkins was arrested on August 12, 2016 for one count of Murder. This charge arises out of the death of 2-year old Cornelius Savage who died on…

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Pensacola

City of Pensacola refuses to provide DROP data

August 16, 2016

The City of Pensacola has refused our request for additional information to clarify our original DROP request. On Saturday, we asked: “Please tell us what records are kept on DROP so that we can properly clarify…

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Caring

50 Causes Ride ends Saturday [podcast]

August 16, 2016

50 Causes Ride founder and solo bicyclist, Diane Lea, will be riding into Pensacola Saturday, August 20 at 11 am. The final location is Plaza DeLune at the end of Palafox St. Day 50 Cause is…