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Outtakes—Citizen Participation Vital

Outtakes—Citizen Participation Vital

By Rick Outzen On Monday, June 27, the Pensacola City Council held a workshop to discuss its boards and advisory committees. Only three members attended—Charles Bare, Sherri Myers, and Andy [...]

City Decision Jacked Up Cost

City Decision Jacked Up Cost

By Rick Outzen On June 21, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward did not receive the $316,600 that he requested from the Escambia Board of County Commissioners (BCC) for the cleanup of the contaminated [...]

The Buzz 6/23/16

The Buzz 6/23/16

Report from Olson City Administrator Eric Olson gave his monthly report at the Pensacola City Council meeting on June 16. His five-minute report covered the Airport Commerce Park, Escambia County [...]

Fire Chief Confirmation: Blow-By-Blow

Fire Chief Confirmation: Blow-By-Blow

By Rick Outzen Those attending the special Pensacola Council meeting on the confirmation of the city's new fire chief must have felt they were watching a movie with an ending that was never in [...]

New Speaker Wants To End Corporate Welfare

New Speaker Wants To End Corporate Welfare

Richard Corcoran wants to change how Florida approaches economic development. As the incoming Speaker of the House, he has the power to create a paradigm shift away from incentive packages that try [...]

Diversity: A Key to Battling Cyber Terrorists

Diversity: A Key to Battling Cyber Terrorists

By Rick Outzen Dr. Phyllis Schneck, the Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications for the National Protection and Programs Directorate, last week visited Pensacola to see how [...]

The Buzz 6/16/16

The Buzz 6/16/16

Cross Debate Still Unscheduled The proposed debate between Amanda Kondrat’yev and Rep. Matt Gaetz on whether the Bayview Park cross should be allowed to remain on public land has yet to be [...]

Must Have Job Skills

Must Have Job Skills

By Rick Outzen Dr. Rick Harper believes that the nation needs a measure to help address poverty and household income inequality, but he doesn’t think that raising the minimum wage to $15 per [...]

City Hall: Culture of Intimidation?

City Hall: Culture of Intimidation?

By Rick Outzen Over the Memorial Day weekend, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward fired off a memo challenging comments by City Council President Charles Bare, Councilwoman Sherri Myers and Councilman [...]

The Buzz 6/9/16

The Buzz 6/9/16

Specht for Congress Steven Specht, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, District 1, sat down with publisher Rick Outzen on News Talk 1370 WCOA’s “Pensacola Speaks” to [...]

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