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Hayward Discusses Veto

Mayor Ashton Hayward issued the first veto of his term yesterday afternoon. Before heading out to a town hall meeting in the evening, he sat…

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Council’s Revenge

If summer was the hunt, last night’s second public budget hearing was the kill. After a season of foreplay, the Pensacola City Council was ready…

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Council Questions Budget

While they tentatively approved Mayor Ashton Hayward’s proposed budget, members of the Pensacola City Council still have some questions. During yesterday’s budget hearing, council members…

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City Budget Hearing

The Pensacola City Council today will hold the first of two public hearings pertaining to the city’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2013. After looking…

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Council Tables Budget

Pensacola City Council’s two-day budget session ended last night with a sudden swerve to the side of the road. The engine was overheating and all…

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Budget Workshop, Day 1

The Pensacola City Council began pouring over Mayor Ashton Hayward’s proposed budget today in the first of two—possibly three—workshops this week. They listened to hours…

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Digging Out of the Hole

The Escambia County Commission heard a bit of good news this morning. The county’s $9.6 million budget deficit has been whittled down considerably. “The deficit…

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Hayward’s Blueprint

Delivering the 2013 budget today, Mayor Ashton Hayward discussed the city of Pensacola’s future in a State of the City address that was both optimistic…

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City Budget Presentation

At the request of Mayor Ashton Hayward, the Pensacola City Council will hold a special meeting Monday. The meeting has been scheduled in order for…

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