Posted in Education

DBPR, FICPA encourage accounting students to apply for Clay Ford Scholarship

Press Release: The Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s (DBPR) Division of Certified Public Accounting and the Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA) are encouraging minority…

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2007 House Showdown: Ford v. Campbell

House Showdown: Campbell and Clay Vie for House District 3 by Duwayne Escobedo Independent News Editor Duwayne Escobedo recently interviewed Democratic House District 3 candidate…

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Posted in Jeremy's Notebook

Johnson Forgoes District 2 Run

Pensacola City Councilman Larry B. Johnson has decided not to run for the District 2 seat left vacant by the late Rep. Clay Ford. The…

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Evers and the Clays

Local lawmakers sat center stage last night as government officials and citizens bent their ears on a variety of topics. The Escambia County State Legislative…

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State lawmakers have three bills to ban texting while driving. Ford sponsors one of them

Three on the most popular bill in front of the Florida Legislature, according to the website Florida Current, concern the banning people from texting while…

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Posted in Environment News Politics State & National News

Evers’ Blackwater Backyard

A Northwest Florida senator is working to bring oil drilling close to home—his home. As Senator Greg Evers’ bill encouraging drilling on public lands—specifically, in…

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Posted in Escambia County News Pensacola Politics

Luncheon with Lawmakers, or Tallahassee Wish List

Earlier this month, state legislators from northwest Florida visited Pensacola for a bite to eat and a sit-down with the local business community. The 2012…

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Posted in News Pensacola Politics Protests

Wake Up with Labor

In conjunction with statewide Awake the State rallies, local labor activists will gather tomorrow at state Representative Clay Ford’s local office. The Northwest Florida Federation…

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Posted in Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Consolidation Commission killed itself early

In an article on, State Rep. Clay Ford says the Escambia County Consolidation Study Commission chairman Ken Bell disbanded the commission, which was actually…

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