Politics

They are scared of Charlie…..too

November 19, 2009

Another bit of irony, the anti-charter group is now warning people about the provision that would allow petitions and initiative with signatures from 10 percent of the registered voters. They are saying, “It’s too low. Fairchild…

Escambia County

Take Stock in Children

November 18, 2009

I attended today a luncheon for Take Stock in Children – a college scholarship program for Escambia County’s public school students. Each year, sixth grade public school students who are financially eligible can apply for this…

Politics

Hall has 2010 opponent

November 18, 2009

Courtney B. Peterson has prefiled to run in 2010 for a Pensacola City Council District 2 seat that is currently held by Councilman Sam Hall. Peterson is a member of PYP and should be a very…

Politics

Mobile Council approves $80M bond for museum.

November 17, 2009

According to the Mobile Press Register, The Mobile City Council voted 6-1 this morning to take out more than $80 million in bonds to refinance old debt and help pay for the construction of GulfQuest, an…

Politics

Nov. 17 deposit for Pro Charter

November 17, 2009

Today Believe in A Better Pensacola deposited the following contributions: Mike Bruce $100 No Boss Mayor is apparently changing its name to “No Backroom Deals, But Ours.”…

Politics

Pro Charter Daily Financial Report

November 16, 2009

Today Believe in A Better Pensacola deposited the following contributions: Charles Presti $100 Dr. Richard Hawkins $350 Still no word from No Boss Mayor on who repaid co-founder Charles Fairchild his $3000 loan or how they…

Politics

Moby agrees with Mack

November 16, 2009

Today’s column: Don’t let fear stymie strong mayor change “Diane Mack is right. It’s better to vote to establish a “strong mayor” in Pensacola than to heed the exaggerated fears of opponents, who see conspiracies everywhere…

Escambia County

ECSO seeks murder witness

November 16, 2009

Press release: Escambia Sheriff’s Investigators are asking anyone who may know the whereabouts of Terri Lynn Lewis, (40) of Pensacola, to call the Sheriff’s Office at 436-9620 or Crime Stoppers 433-STOP. Ms. Lewis may be a…

Politics

Southwest deal not dead

November 16, 2009

Press Release A delegation representing the City of Pensacola and Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport met with Southwest Airlines executives today (Friday, Nov. 13) in Dallas. “We had a very productive meeting with top Southwest executives,”…

Politics

Lewis may be off the hook

November 16, 2009

Supervisor of Elections David Stafford says that while he isn’t the authority to determine whether C.J. Lewis violated Florida Election laws, it does appear, in his opinion, that flyers don’t qualify as “independent campaign expenditure” because…

Politics

Has CJ Lewis broken the law?

November 14, 2009

Former mayoral candidate C.J. Lewis may have violated Florida Elections laws with his recent mailing of 5,000 flyers to Pensacola voters regarding his stance against the new charter referendum. Under Florida Elections Laws: “An independent expenditure…

Politics

Mack votes Yes for charter

November 13, 2009

In a big blow to the No Boss Mayor effort, the Pensacola City Council’s most independent member, Diane Mack, has announced that she is supporting the new charter proposal. She says that while both sides of…