Posted in Politics State & National News

Bondi breaks silence on Trump contribution

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Attorney General Pam Bondi rejected renewed assertions Tuesday that a $25,000 political contribution from current Republican presidential…

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Posted in Politics State & National News

Floridians want criminal justice reform

For the past few years, Inweekly has advocated for criminal justice reform. A recent poll released by The James Madison Institute and the Charles Koch…

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Posted in 2016 Election Politics State & National News

New poll shows white voters key to Trump winning Florida

The latest New York Times Upshot/Siena College poll shows a divided electorate in Florida when it comes to this year’s presidential election. Whites Trump 51%…

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Posted in Health Politics State & National News

Scott ask Congress to act on Zika

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With 70 confirmed cases resulting from Florida mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus, Gov. Rick Scott traveled to…

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Posted in Education State & National News

Florida LWV leader objects to Gaetz as UWF president [podcast]

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” the president of the Florida League of Women Voters, Pamela Goodman, discussed why she doesn’t think State Sen. Don Gaetz should…

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Rubio opening lead in Senate race

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Backed by growing support from independent voters, Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has opened a seven-point lead…

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State Backroom Briefing: GOP has sunny outlook for Trump

(Weekly political notes from The News Service of Florida) By BRANDON LARRABEE AND JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Just in time for the…

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Posted in Environment Pensacola State & National News

Emerald Coastkeeper cites problems around Carpenter’s Creek

Emerald Coastkeeper Laurie Murphy has sent a letter to Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward, Pensacola City Council, Escambia County Development Services and City Inspector Bill Weeks…

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Posted in State & National News

Report signals tight budget times ahead

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Lawmakers will face a tight budget during next year’s legislative session and will likely need to take…

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