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Council’s CMPA Divide

Council’s CMPA Divide

Pensacola City Attorney Jim Messer seemed unclear on exactly what City Councilman Brian Spencer was wanting of him during last night’s Committee of the Whole meeting. “They’re are certain [...]

At-(too)Large?

At-(too)Large?

Council Considers the Loss of City-Wide Seats By Jeremy Morrison The Pensacola City Council is currently considering if its two at-large seats should be phased out. After a second public hearing [...]

Winners & Losers 2/7/13

Winners & Losers 2/7/13

Winners Charles Bare The freshman Pensacola City Councilman won his first political skirmish with Mayor Hayward and City Administrator Bill Reynolds when he pointed out the county guidelines for [...]

Viewpoint—Let Them Speak

Viewpoint—Let Them Speak

Let Them Speak By Ryan M. Barnett Heated political speech is an American pastime. Consider the abusive personal attack of Senator John Randolph upon then Speaker of the House Henry Clay’s [...]

Viewpoint: Right to Speak

Viewpoint: Right to Speak

By Jim Messer As the city attorney, I have the unique privilege of not only experiencing the right to speak firsthand at city council meetings, but also litigating First Amendment issues on behalf [...]