Posted in Escambia County

Jail: Black Hole of Escambia County Budget (update)

For the past two months, Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill has decried a projected $9-million shortfall in the county’s FY 2018 budget. The problem isn’t…

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Posted in Business Pensacola

Budget Voodoo: City of Pensacola enterprises down from FY 2014

The City of Pensacola has four businesses–Pensacola International Airport, Pensacola Energy, Port of Pensacola and Sanitation. In FY 2014, they turned operating profits, except for…

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Posted in Pensacola

Mayor Hayward to post FY 2017 budget in July

According to city officials, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward plans to release his sixth budget next month. “The proposed budget document will be posted on the…

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Posted in Politics

Breaking news: Scott plans $256M in vetoes…could be messy

From The News Service of Florida: Gov. Rick Scott plans to veto $256.1 million from the newly approved budget for the fiscal year that starts…

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Posted in Pensacola

City Holds Two Public Meetings Regarding 2015 Budget

The City of Pensacola welcomes the community to a public meeting to provide an opportunity to learn more about the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget. There…

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Posted in State & National News

Nurses take on Wall Street

National Nurses United, the nation’s largest organization of registered nurses, today expressed dismay and alarm over the federal budget deal announced yesterday, saying it will…

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Posted in Jeremy's Notebook

City Airport, Fire Budgets Heat Up Workshop

Some of the meatier moments on the first day of the city of Pensacola’s budget workshop came during discussions regarding the budgets of the Pensacola…

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Posted in Jeremy's Notebook

Pretty Pictures and a Game of Charades

A couple of hours into today’s city of Pensacola budget workshop, Councilwoman Megan Pratt took an opportunity to express a “sense of futility” with the…

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Posted in Pensacola

City Council Workshops the Budget

The Pensacola City Council dives into the city’s 2014 budget this week. As proposed, the budget totals $192,198,700. Mayor Ashton Hayward made his proposed budget…

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