Monthly Archives: December 2015

Staying Home New Year’s Eve

It will be interesting to see if the NCAA decision to have the playoff games on New Year’s Eve harms area restaurants for the normal New Year’s Eve dinner reservations. All of this is being dictated by the Rose Bowl … Continue reading

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2015: A Year of Misplaced Media Priorities

As 2015 comes to a close, some Pensacola residents are hoping that next year, local media’s priorities better reflect those of the people. Thousands of Pensacolians can’t find work. Two thirds of Escambia kindergarten students aren’t ready for school. Inmate … Continue reading

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Understanding the EDATE Studer Issue

Who loses and who gains? The City loses $200,000.00 annually for 8 years or $1.6 million. The County loses $330,825,000 or $2,656,000.00 over 8 years. The City provides all the services required to the owners and the tenants for those … Continue reading

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GTMO: Our Nation’s Disgrace

New Guantánamo Habeas Case Breaks Legal Ground In our efforts to do everything possible to close Guantánamo, CCR has taken on another new case. Muhammadi Davliatov was detained in 2002, never charged with any crime, and cleared for release in 2009. … Continue reading

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State Execution Facts

From the DPIC (Death Penalty Information Center): Facts about the Death Penalty.  Statistics, charts and graphs regarding how the death penalty is applied in each state (as of Dec. 09, 2015). You may also download the PDF (500KB) “Death Penalty … Continue reading

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Gaetz Senate Trial Continues

Florida Senate’s single witness takes a beating in redistricting trial Mary Ellen Klas, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau Tuesday, December 15, 2015 The second day of the Florida redistricting trial ended early Tuesday as the Florida Senate presented a single witness in … Continue reading

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FDOT Investigation Requested

Letter to Governor Rick Scott regarding the Florida DOT, the Three Mile Bridge replacement and the Interstate 10 – Scenic Highway construction… —————

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