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County, Sheriff Wrestle Over Budget, Transfer

It looks like the Escambia County Commission might not be able to rely on the sheriff’s internal service fund money to pay for the transfer…

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Looking for Lockup Money

Later this week, the Escambia County Commission will be looking at three proposals from staff concerning the Escambia County Jail and the sheriff’s budget. County…

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Commission: 3% All Around

The Escambia County Commission began the discussion last night by talking about three percent cost-of-living increases for county employees, but in the face of a…

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Budget Amendments, Pay Raises & RESTORE

The Escambia County Commission will be looking to take care of more than a half million dollars worth of supplemental budget amendments tonight. Commissioners plan…

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Library Wars

Following a week of back-and-forth over library funding during which city of Pensacola Administrator Bill Reynolds equated recent positions taken by Escambia County as “extortion,”…

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Shhh, Library Talk

Escambia County Commissioner Kevin White hit hard and early this morning, pouncing on what he termed “this garbage going on with the Northwest Florida Library.”…

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Kumbaya Through Clinched Jaws

Mayor Ashton Hayward arrived at last night’s meeting just in time for the Pensacola City Council’s discussion regarding his veto of its budget amendment. He…

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Hayward Rallies Allies, Addresses Council’s Concerns

One day before the Pensacola City Council is to consider its reaction to his veto, Mayor Ashton Hayward called a press conference to discuss the…

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Messer’s Statement

Earlier this month, the Pensacola City Council made two amendments to Mayor Ashton Hayward’s proposed 2013 budget. The mayor then vetoed one of council’s amendments….

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