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Miami and its homeless

Miami Considers Law Aimed at Expelling Homeless By Phil Latzman, Florida News Connection In the shadows of – and in contrast to – the city’s…

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Myers wants homeless report and ordinances on March City Council agenda

Pensacola City Councilwoman Sherri Myers has gotten tired wanting on Council President Andy Terhaar to do something with the recommendations on homelessness that have been…

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Cracking down on homeless points out need for comprehensive policies

Over the weekend, law enforcement shutdown several homeless camps in Escambia County. Property owners wanted them off their property, according to deputies. Nathan Monk, a…

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Posted in Environment Jail

Weekend Buzz: Who died in jail, Landfill woes the Sequel, and Baby, it will get cold again

Through a public records request, Inweekly has received the name of the 48-year-old who died in the Escambia County Jail on Sunday, Nov. 2. James…

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Homeless Task Force presents recommendations next week

Robert Marbut will present next Monday to the Pensacola City Council the recommendations of the Task Force on Improving Human Services, which has been studying…

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Posted in Caring Pensacola

Blankets allowed, moratorium on any other changes to Pensacola homeless laws

The Pensacola City Council approved Councilwoman Sherri Myers’ ordinance amendment to allow people to cover themselves with blankets in city parks. However, when it came…

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Rev. Monk met with Cosson, Fountain…not Mayor Hayward or Castille

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward said last Friday in his ‘Upwords’ that he will support changes to his homeless ordinances the city council passed last year….

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Homeless ordinances generated from the mayor’s office

There is some confusion over how the city of Pensacola’s homeless ordinances become law. They were passed by the Pensacola City Council last May, but…

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Petition for Mayor Ashton Hayward to repeal no blanket ordinance gets over 1200 signatures

This petition by Rev. Nathan Monk has gotten over 1,200 signatures: For the first time in recent memory, parts of Florida will be under a…

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