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Gaetz story picked up by Sunburn newsletter

August 9, 2017

SaintPetersblog.com founder Peter Schorsch included our Inweekly article on Don Gaetz in today’s Sunburn newsletter: Don Gaetz: Still serving In a story for InWeekly, publisher Rick Outzentalked to former Senate President Don Gaetz about his decision…

Politics

Three generations of Gaetzes do not back down

March 8, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo Inweekly Don Gaetz said watching his son Matt confront hundreds of angry protestors against his son’s policy to eliminate the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Education and Obamacare on Open Gaetz…

Pensacola

Gaetz Pensacola’s next mayor?

March 7, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo A recent survey commissioned by Inweekly found Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward, a two-term incumbent, could be vulnerable in the 2018 election should he run a third time. Among likely voters, Hayward garnered just…

Politics

Pensacola wrap-up: week ending Sept. 3

September 3, 2016

The August primaries came and went with few surprises. Sen. Marco Rubio (R) and Rep. Patrick Murphy (D) face off in the U.S. Senate race. State Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) and Steven Specht (D) face each…

Education

Papa Gaetz applies for UWF presidency

August 15, 2016

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA State Sen. Don Gaetz is among more than 70 applicants seeking to become the next president of the University of West Florida. Gaetz, 68, a Niceville Republican who…

Education

Gaetz mulls UWF presidency

July 23, 2016

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA As the University of West Florida searches for a new president — and the Aug. 15 application deadline approaches — former state Senate President Don Gaetz says he’ll…

Pensacola

Pensacola: Weekly Wrap-up – May 21

May 21, 2016

Mayor Ashton Hayward doesn’t like that the Pensacola City Council is holding a special meeting on May 26 to discuss his investigation and termination of Fire Chief Matt Schmitt and Deputy Fire Chief Joe Glover. In…

Education

Don Gaetz being discussed for UWF president

May 18, 2016

Ever since Dr. Judy Bense announced her decision to retire at the end of this year, people have speculated whether State Sen. Don Gaetz would be interested in the post. On December 10, 2015, the Board…

Politics

Don Gaetz not running for Congress

March 15, 2016

State Sen. Don Gaetz made it clear today that he is not interested in running for Congress: Over the last few days, Vicky and I have heard from so many friends from across Northwest Florida encouraging…

Politics

Pensacola Speaks: Congressman Rooney, Don Gaetz

March 3, 2016

On “Pensacola Speaks,” Congressman Thomas Rooney (R-Okeechobee), co-chair of Sen. Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign in Florida, will be on the show during the first half hour. Rooney was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in…

Politics

Have job cuts at FDOH hurt us?

January 26, 2016

Gov. Rick Scott’s surgeon general, Dr. John Armstrong, today faces as confirmation hearing in the Florida Senate. Sen. Don Gaetz (R-Niceville) wants to know how the job cuts at the Florida Department of Health have impacted…