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Viewpoint: Hayward Campaign Mailers-A Warm Pile of Words

November 4, 2014

By Christopher J. Lewis Mayor Ashton Hayward enjoyed a massive financial advantage in the campaign raking in $153,471 in money and in-kind contributions. Hayward invested $50 into his own campaign. “The Lewis Family” received five Hayward…


Weekend Buzz: Ferries, grand juries, parking…oh my

October 6, 2014

Ferries Are Coming The announcement of the city of Pensacola receiving a grant from the US Department of Transportation to construct in downtown Pensacola a dock and associated infrastructure to support ferry boat operations is the…

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Tallahassee hires city ethics officer

October 2, 2014

Julie Meadows-Keefe has been hired as the ethics officer for the city of Tallahassee. Her job is to enforce stronger ethical standards for employees and elected officials. The Tallahassee City Commission in March approved the position…

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City Papers: Insurance Broker

September 26, 2014

The last set of documents concerned the insurance broker services. Stuart Freeman of Molton, Allen & Williams approached the city believing that he could save the city money by consolidating all the insurance policies under one…


City Employee and Police pensions graded D

September 26, 2014

A report released Thursday by the LeRoy Collins Institute said local-government pension plans continue to place a significant burden on municipalities across Florida. The report evaluated 151 local pension plans, including the city of Pensacola general…