Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Bingo casino fight

February 22, 2010

The state of Alabama is fighting over bingo casinos. Many of the players on the pro-gambling side are the same ones involved in Keefer/Valentino plan to bring bingo casinos to Perdido Key. According to the Mobile…

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Coyotes seen

February 22, 2010

WEAR TV reports that coyotes have been seen in the area from Gulf Breeze to Perdido Key (read/see video). The IN hasn’t seen any coyotes but has heard that several cougars have been sighted in downtown…

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NorthEscambia wants more time, too

February 22, 2010

William Reynolds of NorthEscambia.com agrees that consolidation needs to be studied and vetted more before it is placed on the ballot. He really skewers the process in his viewpoint (read). The entire process was rushed faster…

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PNJ has it backwards

February 22, 2010

BACKWARDS PROCESS Consolidation battle has not become about the details of the plan. Instead, the fight has been over whether the public should vote on the plan that no one other than the study commission got…

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Sansom resigns

February 21, 2010

State Rep. Ray Sansom has resigned from his House District 4 seat, according to the Miami Herald. His attorney hand-delivered Sansom’s resignation letter to the Capitol shortly before 8 p.m. Read article. Read Letter.…

Pensacola Politics

City Businesses suffer in 2009

February 21, 2010

The City Council Finance Committee will review the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the year ended Sept. 30, 2009. The City’s enterprises, its businesses – Utility, Sanitation, Port and Airport, had a very bad year. Before…

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IN Your Head TV: Kendrick Meek

February 19, 2010

We will Congressman Kendrick Meek, who is running for U.S. Senate, will be on my show today from 3-4 p.m. You can watch it online at blabtv.com.…

Escambia County Politics

Video to rally support for plan

February 19, 2010

There is a video on YouTube asking voters to pressure the local state legislators to place the Consolidation Plan on the ballot next fall. It’s mantra – “Tell your lawmakers you want better government.” Great –…

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Two More Years

February 19, 2010

The state legislators should table the Consolidation Plan until the proposal is fully discussed by the voters and modifications made to it based on the voters’ input—not based on the demands of constitutional officers, politicians, bureaucrats…

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Simon Property Group may merge

February 18, 2010

The owner of Cordova Mall and the dilapidated, nearly abandoned University Mall is in merger talks with General Growth Properties. This may get something to happen at the old mall on Davis Highway. Read more.…

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IN Your Head TV, Feb. 18

February 18, 2010

Guests are Sheriff David Morgan – Topic: Functional Consolidation; Pensacola City Council member Maren DeWeese – Topic: Pensacola Promise Airs live on Blab TV 3-4 p.m.; rebroadcast tomorrow morning 7-8 a.m.…