Posted in Escambia County

Bay Bridge traffic enforcement beefed up

A collective of law enforcement agencies will be working together over the next two years to step up traffic enforcement efforts on the new Pensacola…

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Posted in BP Disaster Pensacola State & National News

Broxson proposes name for bridge

 Senator Doug Broxson (R-Gulf Breeze) announced today that he has submitted legislation to name the new Pensacola Bay Bridge, the “General Daniel ‘Chappie’ James Jr….

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Posted in Escambia County Florida Pensacola

Broxson: What’s the rush?

State Sen. Doug Broxson this morning told Inweekly that he will put forth to the Florida Legislature the public will’s for naming the Pensacola Bay…

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Broxson receives Senate committee chairmanship

State Sen, Doug Broxson, R-Gulf Breeze, has been named chairman of Banking and Insurance Committee. GALVANO TAPS LEADERS OF SENATE COMMITTEES By Christine Sexton The…

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Broxson asks toll not be raised on Garcon Point Bridge

In letter to Warren Bloom, trustee for the Garcon Point Bridge bondholder, State Sen. Doug Broxson explained why a proposed deal to turn over the…

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‘Bo’s Bridge’ plan moves forward

The state would have the option of acquiring the Garcon Point Bridge near Pensacola under a bill (HB 1281) approved Tuesday in a 13-1 vote…

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Posted in Escambia County State & National News

Senate scraps moving Panhandle to Eastern time

By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Most of the Panhandle would remain an hour behind the rest of the state under…

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Lawmakers grapple with ‘Bo’s Bridge’

By Lloyd Dunkelberger NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers are looking to salvage a fiscally failed project known as “Bo’s Bridge” near Pensacola….

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Posted in Escambia County State & National News

Escambia lawmakers given low C’s and a high D in Sunshine Scorecard report

The Florida First Amendment Foundation graded Florida lawmakers on their support for open government. Escambia County’s three didn’t fare so well. State Sen. Doug Broxson…

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