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Winners & Losers 1/21/16

Winners & Losers 1/21/16

Winners Ashton Hayward In November, the Pensacola mayor issued a press release announcing his support of Governor Rick Scott’s proposal to create a new $250 million Florida Enterprise Fund. [...]

Outtakes—Conversation Starter

Outtakes—Conversation Starter

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Quint and Rishy Studer announced their “Be the Bulb Challenge” to provide $50,000 for the best proposals to improve Escambia County’s kindergarten readiness [...]

Outtakes—Missed Chance

Outtakes—Missed Chance

The Florida Senate isn’t interested in fighting public corruption. Bribery and bid-tampering aren’t as big a problem for the members of the Senate Ethics and Governmental Oversight Committee as [...]

Winners & Losers 1/14/16

Winners & Losers 1/14/16

Winners Malcolm Thomas The school superintendent got a re-election boost when the Florida Department of Education released the 2015 high school graduation rates. His district’s results improved [...]

Outtakes—Rethink Education

Outtakes—Rethink Education

By Rick Outzen The Escambia County School District is failing its African-American students. Focusing on improving assessment tests scores and busing black students out of their neighborhoods to [...]

Winners & Losers 1/7/16

Winners & Losers 1/7/16

Winners Amy Miller The Port of Pensacola director has begun her two-year term as president of the Gulf Ports Association of the Americas (GPAA). Miller is only the second woman president in the [...]

Winners & Losers 1/2/16

Winners & Losers 1/2/16

The Winner & Losers staff recommends these individuals to be people to watch in 2016. Charles Bare The last at-large city councilman now has the reins of power as the 2015-16 council [...]

Winners & Losers 12/26/15

Winners & Losers 12/26/15

Inweekly named dozens of winners this past year. Here are a few who have may fallen under your radar: Josh Amerine Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida named Petty Officer First Class [...]

Outtakes—Shutting Out Voices

Outtakes—Shutting Out Voices

By Rick Outzen The Long Hollow radio tower is a complicated issue with several elements that appear to be amiss.  One thing that bothers me is the apparent effort at City Hall to avoid citizen [...]

Winners & Losers 12/17/15

Winners & Losers 12/17/15

The  Winners & Losers cubicle of the Inweekly Media, Entertainment and Holiday empire decided to spread a little Christmas cheer heading into the last two weeks of the year. Here is another [...]

Outtakes—Restoring Public Trust

Outtakes—Restoring Public Trust

Before the citizens can trust their local governments, local governments need to show that they can trust themselves. I watched the video from Pensacola City Council’s May 2012 meeting during [...]

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