Posted in Pensacola Politics

FRS faces massive wave of DROP enrollees

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Despite a topsy-turvy year in the world financial markets, Florida’s $142 billion pension fund managed to show…

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Fire and police pensions still up for consideration by Florida lawmakers

The Florida Legislature will take another look at overhauling state pensions during the 2014 session if House Speaker Will Weatherford and Senate President Don Gaetz…

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Posted in Jeremy's Notebook

Firefighters, City Continue Discussion

Local firefighters and city of Pensacola officials continued discussions today over contract negotiations. An agreement has yet to be reached. “They discussed they’re high-point issues…

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City, Police Union Reach Agreement

Following the Pensacola City Council’s unanimous approval of agreements between the city and the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 71, Mayor Ashton Hayward and police…

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Hayward on Pensions

city press release: Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward will hold a press conference tomorrow (Friday, December 21) at approximately 2:15 PM to make an announcement about…

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Posted in News Pensacola

It’s time to end this nonsense

We have two has-beens–scions of old Pensacola–that are out to stop a project that will revitalize downtown Pensacola and, in the process, are trying to…

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Posted in Pensacola Politics

Promise is DOA with Entrenched Eight

Sadly but as anticipated, eight Pensacola City Council members voted against Pensacola Promise yesterday….more accurately they voted to study it more, which is the much-used…

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Posted in Escambia County Politics

City Pension solution

If Consolidation is recommended by the commission and that plan includes merging Energy Services of Pensacola into a utility authority, then ESP shouldn’t be given….

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Even more pension stats

The City of Pensacola has 2008 estimated population of 53,820. The two Florida cities that are closest in populations are Bradenton (53,513) and Margate (54,086)….

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