Posted in Pensacola

Tampa weighs in on who approves lawsuit settlements

Tampa’s City Attorney Julia Mandell responded to the newspaper’s inquiry about its strong mayor’s power to settle lawsuits against the City of Tampa. She said…

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Posted in Business

Good new from around Florida, Aug 30

Johnson & Johnson, the giant pharmaceutical company, has picked Tampa for its multi-functional regional shared services center. Tampa Bay Times reports that, as part of…

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Posted in Business

Tampa finds parking enforcement is a loss leader

The Tampa Tribune reports today that its city’s mayor is asking for nearly $1.2 million in subsidies for Tampa’s parking system — $700,000 to upgrade…

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Posted in 2012 Presidential Race News Politics

Vote Law Sub Committee Eve

When Florida legislators passed new election laws last year, the stated aim of the new legislation was primarily curtailing voter fraud. To that end, lawmakers…

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Posted in Politics

Crist set to announce switch

CBS News is reporting that Gov. Charlie Crist has pulled his television ads in Orlando, Pensacola and Tampa Bay. I expect him to announce that…

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Posted in Politics

Race for Containers

The Panama Canal is expanding—a $5.25 billion project– to all allow the largest container ships to cut through to the eastern side of North America…

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Louisville recruits YPs to move

Tampa Tribune reports that Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson is in Tampa trying to convince young professionals to “Move to Possibility City.” Read Louisville throws party…

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