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Valentino’s response

On August 17, Commissioner Valentino’s issued this response to the State Attorney’s reports on the Sunshine Law and public records investigations – read. Gene has…

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Buzz: U.S. Senator Valentino?

I spoke with people in Gov. Charlie Crist’s administration about who is on the short list to appointed U.S. senator now that Mel Martinez is…

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Hall not guilty, Valentino guilty

State Attorney Bill Eddins has issued his reports on the Sunshine Law investigations of Pensacola City Councilman Sam Hall and Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino….

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Nodine won’t run for Mobile mayor

Mobile County Commissioner Steve Nodine has apparently decided not to run for mayor of Mobile against incumbent Sam Jones (Read). Nodine tried to use crime…

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More GV emails

I think this is the last set of emails to/from Commissioner Valentino with BPM on economic development. There are some duplicates from earlier posts. I…

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More PEDC notes

The meeting was heavily attended. All PEDC members were present: Gene Valentino, Sam Hall, Century Mayor Freddie McCall, Comm. Kevin White, Councilwoman Maren DeWeese, Mort…

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PEDA structure modified

Commissioner Gene Valentino may offer a new structure for his proposed Pensacola Economic Development Authority when he appears before the PEDC this morning. We received…

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Economic Development free week

Until Commissioner Gene Valentino or the Chamber releases any new or modified plans for economic development, we’re taking a break. The pro GV side wants…

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Valentino/Birdwell strategy

Their strategy is clear–delay voting on economic development as long as possible in hopes of building a ground swell against the Chamber. Yes, against the…

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