The average pay for a department head or director in both Escambia County and the City of Pensacola is over $90,000. Question: How many department head and company managers in the local private sector are making that much? From my conversations, I'm hearing $65000-$75,000 is more the norm [...]
The state legislature acts like the property tax and property insurance problems happened unexpectedly overnight. State economists were pointing out the coming train wreck early last year. However, it was an election year and none of the lawmakers wanted to hurt their chances for re-election. On [...]
My IN Your Face TV interview with Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino: PART 1 PART 2 The IN media empire continues to grow.
Escambia County Jeff Van Camp has filed for Santa Rosa County sheriff. The election is next year. Van Camp will do very well in south Santa Rosa County. He will not have to resign from the ECSO to run for office. More later as this story unfolds.
From my WUWF TV show - IN Your Face TV. Topics: Access Escambia, Benny Washington, City Sanitation, Private Landfills and Operation Brownsville Click here to view
Karen Greenberg of the Australian paper "The Age" took part in U.S. tour of the Guantanamo prison. She reveals in this artilce that the US military has created its own newspeak about the place....shades of "1984". Read the article: There are no prisoners at Guantanamo, which isn't a prison
This is your science lesson for the day: The Miami Herald reports that GOP lawmakers attended a private lecture by a Utah professor on stem cell research: As many as 25 House Republicans gathered at the University Club at Florida State University on Monday night to hear a lecture by Maureen [...]
...couldn't resist the headline. The Web site of U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller (R-FL-01) was honored recently by the Congressional Management Foundation, for being one of the best in Congress. The site, www.house.gov/jeffmiller, was one of 615 evaluated in "The 2006 Gold Mouse Report: Recognizing the [...]
While Gov. Crist and Republican lawmakers are beating their chests proclaiming property taxes should be cut, House Republican leaders are telling school districts to raise their tax rates. From the Miami Herald: In a year when legislators are demanding that local governments slash property [...]
Wentworth Miller, co-star of Fox TV series "Prison Break", dined at Global Grill last night with two friends. All wore hats to disguise themselves and sat in the back area of the main dining room. Miller kept his back to rest of the restaurant with his hat over his eyes most of the [...]