2016 Election

Podcast: Jolly and his Stop Act

January 21, 2016

“We can’t have a part-time Congress in a full-time world,” said Congressman David Jolly. “Too many in Congress are more focused on raising money than solving the problems people elected them to fix.” On Tuesday, Jolly…

2016 Election

Trump crushing GOP opponents in Florida

January 20, 2016

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Real estate magnate Donald Trump is “crushing” his Republican opponents in the Sunshine State, according to a new poll of likely Florida voters released Wednesday. The poll, released…

2016 Election

Viewpoint: Peeling Back the Curtain

January 20, 2016

Congressman David Jolly, R-Indian Shores, has proposed a bill to bar all federal officeholders — president, vice president, U.S. senators and representatives — from directly seeking political contributions. He will be on “Pensacola Speaks” this afternoon…

2016 Election

Buzz: Buck Lee to run for Escambia Tax Collector

January 20, 2016

Yesterday, Karen Sindel profiled to run for Escambia County Commission District 2. Jim Taylor, who lost a bid for the County Commission District 5 seat in 2012, has withdrawn from the School Superintendent’s race and has…

Jail

Escambia Main Jail capacity 812, not 1,400

January 20, 2016

When the daily newspaper writes about the deaths in the Escambia County Jail, the reporters quote Margaret Noonan, a statistician for the Bureau of Justice Statistics: “Once you get over 1,500, the likelihood of having multiple…