Panama City hires attorney, gets $1.2M from BP

The Pensacola City Council has been afraid to hire a law firm to represent it against the BP for the city’s lost revenue.

Meanwhile Panama City hired a firm, Nix, Patterson and Roach, in September. The firm created an economic model to demonstrate Panama City sustained losses.

The Daily News reports: “City Council members agreed Thursday to a settlement offer from BP for $1.2 million in economic damages to the city from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.” Read more

We can’t get a strong mayor fast enough. $1.2M!!!! while our leaders spend hours worrying about hurting BP’s feelings.