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Budget prospects dim as House, Senate feud

We had a phone interview scheduled with Speaker Corcoran that he had to cancel. This is probably the reason for the cancelation. BUDGET PROSPECTS DIM…

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Posted in Escambia County Politics State & National News

Bydlak 2018? 2020?

Rebekah Bydlak garnered 7.8 percent of the vote in the hotly contested August 2016 GOP primary to replace Congressman Jeff Miller. Coming in fourth in…

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Gaetz wants answers about safety of T-45 aircraft [podcast]

Congressman Matt Gaetz still have safety concerns about the T-45 aircraft that have resumed training operations. On “Pensacola Speak,” he said, “I’m glad that in…

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Governor gets $1.5B from Trump Administration for health care

As the House and Senate get ready to start negotiating a budget for the upcoming fiscal year, Gov. Rick Scott and federal officials announced Wednesday…

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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola State & National News

Broxson: Triumph process like ‘Gilligan’s Island’ [podcast]

When asked for an updated on the legislation regarding the distribution of $300-million of Triumph Gulf Coast funds, State Sen. Doug Broxson said, “It feels…

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Posted in Education State & National News

National Security expert weighs on Syria attacks [podcast]

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” I interviewed Dr. Jacob Shively, an assistant professor in the University of West Florida’s Government Department, about the events in Syria…

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Senate committee splits Triumph dollars with counties (update)

Over the weekend, I fielded several calls regard the amended Florida Senate Bill 364 concerning the Triumph funds. The amendment came from Panama City Sen….

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Senate looks to add more medical pot licenses

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With the bill sponsor saying it “faithfully” carries out a constitutional amendment that voters passed in November,…

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Gwen Graham: ‘This state is in desperate need of leadership that just cares’ [podcast]

Former Congresswoman Gwen Graham believes Florida is ready for a change. The daughter of former U.S. Senator and Governor Bob Graham visited our office last…

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