FEMA encourages the public to take safety actions

September 7, 2017

Following catastrophic impacts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Hurricane Irma continues to progress towards the Bahamas. In the aftermath, various elements coordinated by the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)…

Caring Politics

Harriet Riley: A familiar voice in Houston [podcast]

September 7, 2017

On “Pensacola Speaks,” I spoke with former Pensacola resident, and fellow Ole Miss alum, Harriet Riley about her experiences with Hurricane Harvey. Harriet served as the director of United Ministries here during hurricanes Ivan, Dennis and…

Escambia County

ATU Local 1771 put in hands of trustee

September 6, 2017

Yesterday, Escambia County Administrator Jack Brown was sent a letter from the Amalgamated Transit Union headquarters informing him that the union that represents the county’s blue collar workers – not the bus drivers – was put…