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Cost of Pensacola Council runoff

David Stafford, Escambia County Supervisor of Elections, says, “I asked staff to estimate and they came up with a very rough figure of $40,000. Again,…

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ACORN responds

ACORN Response to Senator McCain’s Smear Ad ACORN President Maude Hurd released the following statement today in response to the McCain campaign’s new ad claiming…

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Pensacola and John McCain

“McCain reported to Pensacola in August 1958, having graduated 894th in a class of 899. He was raffish and rebellious, more interested in history than…

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Florida arrives in Denver

After all the brouhaha over the Florida primary, the Democratic National Committee voted to seat the entire 211-person delegate at its national convention in Denver….

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Panel needs to study ECSO budget

Okay, it’s time we quit ignoring the pink elephant in the room. The biggest sinkhole in the Escambia County budget is the Escambia County Sheriff’s…

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Notes: BCC 5.22 Budget

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE BUDGET WORKSHOP BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Escambia County Government Complex 221 Palafox Place May 22, 2008. 9 a.m. Call to Order…

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Leader press sheriff to cut budget

Unfortunately, it is not in Escambia County, but Broward. There County Commissioners are pressing the Sheriff Al Lambert to cut more from his budget his…

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Government Budgeting for Dummies

In July 2007, we published our Ballsy Plan IV – Government Budgeting for Dummies I reviewed the article this morning and found we weren’t too…

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Cutting jobs easier elsewhere

The Pensacola City Council and the Escambia County Commission are dragging their feet on cutting any government jobs. Other governments don’t problems announcing cuts. Mobile…

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