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BP Disaster

BP cuts $5K checks to $1K

July 9, 2010

In the beginning of this BP oil disaster, I reported how BP initially tried to get fishermen to sign waivers when they joined the Vessels of Opportunity. I was able to get a copy of one…

News Politics

Unofficial transcript of Touart-Valentino phone call

June 21, 2010

On Sunday, the Pensacola News Journal published an article on a taped conversation between former County Administrator George Touart and County Commissioner Gene Valentino. Valentino was making the call with the State Attorney’s office listening in…


The Mindshare approach

May 11, 2010

BP’s marketing and public relations firm, Mindshare, has a case study of its website that touts what the company does. Making BP’s media dollars work harder Mindshare helped BP to make the most of their media…

Escambia County Politics

Transparency Challenge for District 2

May 10, 2010

The race in the Republican primary for Escambia County District 2 is a dogfight. The top candidates – incumbent Gene Valentino, former County Administrator George Touart, State Rep. Dave Murzin and newcomer Karen Sindel – all…

Escambia County

Viewpoint on Pensacola Beach Master Plan

March 9, 2010

My Fellow Pensacola Citizens, As a lifelong resident of Pensacola and Pensacola Beach, I have always been a proponent of improving the quality of life in our beautiful city. We have sat by and watched our…

Pensacola Politics

Improving use of minority vendors

March 8, 2010

The Pensacola City Council’s Finance Commitee will discuss today the recommendations made by the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Ad Hoc Committee on MGT of America SBE Report. The MGT report has been out for over a…