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A year later PNJ writes on pensions

In its Sunday edition, the Pensacola News Journal has a story on how pensions are breaking the city budget. On April 24, 2008, we wrote…

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Buzz:Does ECUA need money from the City?

The recession has caused bids for many projects to come in much lower than expected. The New York Times (Companies Pretty Up Prices to Win…

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Anti-CMP experiment shows why P’cola moves slow

I thank my regular blog readers for indulging me in my week-long experiment with the anti-CMP cult. Since 2005, we have had a small group…

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Pratt keeps city pension

On her blog, Council member Megan Pratt defends her decision to enroll in the city retirement plan….simply because Pratt sees that it’s part of her…

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City staff obligated to finance CMP

People and the news media are starting to question the proposal that Dick Barker, city’s finance director, quickly presented to the Pensacola City Council at…

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Oops, Lewis, we pay more property taxes than you

CJ Lewis ends his latest diatribe with: “Lastly, thank you for your interest in the City of Pensacola. As a non-resident, non-voter, and non-taxpayer we…

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CMPA board positions

Mayor Mike Wiggins and Council member Megan Pratt have been nominated to fill John Fogg’s seat on the Community Maritime Park Associates Board of Trustees….

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Buzz: Coby no longer interim

Mayor Mike Wiggins stunned yesterday’s crowd at the city council meeting when he referred to Al Coby as the city manager. “Al agreed to stay…

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Pratt joins blogosphere

From Pensacola City Council-elect Megan Pratt: I mulled creating a website vs creating a blog for a while. Finally bit the bullet and started a…

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