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The Florida Times-Union
EVE Women's Summit aims to 'accelerate progress' for female leaders in Jacksonvilleof Jacksonville residents are women, the U.S. Census Bureau reports. But only
EVE Women's Summit aims to 'accelerate progress' for female leaders in Jacksonville
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
of Jacksonville residents are women, the U.S. Census Bureau reports. But only four women hold seats on the 19-person Jacksonville City Council. Many boards of directors of Jacksonville-based companies don’t have a single seat occupied by a... Read more
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examiner.com
Jacksonville City Council is no friend of Hemming ParkLast night Jacksonville City Council continued to do what it does best, block p
Jacksonville City Council is no friend of Hemming Park
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
Last night Jacksonville City Council continued to do what it does best, block progress. Anyone who has visited downtown Jacksonville over the past year and a half has seen plenty of progress at Hemming Park. That progress has been largely due to... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Jacksonville's new splash pad brings spring showerscommented about the motivation of the city to complete this project.“There’s a
Jacksonville's new splash pad brings spring showers
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
commented about the motivation of the city to complete this project.“There’s a high number of children in the area, and the Jacksonville City Council wanted to provide residents and families with a water facility to improve the quality of life in... Read more
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Miami New Times
Back Off, Miami Herald, Jacksonville Editor SaysRepublican Congressman Ander Crenshaw, an original recipe conservative whom no
Back Off, Miami Herald, Jacksonville Editor Says
Miami New Times / Posted 5 days ago
Republican Congressman Ander Crenshaw, an original recipe conservative whom no one would call an obstructionist – to former Jacksonville City Council president Bill Bishop, a real, live Republican who actively and publicly supports LGBTQ rights. Say... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Amphitheater, practice facility construction near EverBank Field scheduled to start in mid-Junecompletion date of spring of 2017, Jaguars Senior Vice President Chad Johnson t
Amphitheater, practice facility construction near EverBank Field scheduled to start in mid-June
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
completion date of spring of 2017, Jaguars Senior Vice President Chad Johnson told reporters during a tour Wednesday. The Jacksonville City Council unanimously approved a deal to split the cost of the $90 million project — which includes the... Read more
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Miami New Times
Back Off, Miami Herald, Says Jacksonville EditorRepublican Congressman Ander Crenshaw, an original recipe conservative whom no
Back Off, Miami Herald, Says Jacksonville Editor
Miami New Times / Posted 5 days ago
Republican Congressman Ander Crenshaw, an original recipe conservative whom no one would call an obstructionist – to former Jacksonville City Council president Bill Bishop, a real, live Republican who actively and publicly supports LGBTQ rights. Say... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Lori Boyer elected as next City Council presidentThe Jacksonville City Council is set to elect its president and vice president
Lori Boyer elected as next City Council president
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
The Jacksonville City Council is set to elect its president and vice president for next year at a meeting Tuesday afternoon. Councilwoman Lori Boyer, a second-term district member who represents San Marco and the surrounding area, is running... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
City Council to elect leadership positionsThe Jacksonville City Council is set to elect its president and vice president
City Council to elect leadership positions
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
The Jacksonville City Council is set to elect its president and vice president for next year at a meeting Tuesday afternoon. Councilwoman Lori Boyer, a second-term district member who represents San Marco and the surrounding area, is running... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
NCAA's focus on LGBT protections could complicate Jacksonville's bids for championship gamesprevents discrimination against participants and spectators, including lesbian,
NCAA's focus on LGBT protections could complicate Jacksonville's bids for championship games
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
prevents discrimination against participants and spectators, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The Jacksonville City Council defeated a bill in 2012 that would have expanded the city’s anti-discrimination laws to cover LGBT... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida news at glance: Boating accidents, slots, surgeon generalto hear arguments next month in a closely watched case about allowing slot mach
Florida news at glance: Boating accidents, slots, surgeon general
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 11 days ago
to hear arguments next month in a closely watched case about allowing slot machines in Gadsden County, a member of the Jacksonville City Council is proposing a referendum on slots in Duval County, The Florida Times-Union reported Wednesday.... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Council member proposes November referendum on slot machines in JacksonvilleLegislation has been filed with the Jacksonville City Council to put a referend
Council member proposes November referendum on slot machines in Jacksonville
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 11 days ago
Legislation has been filed with the Jacksonville City Council to put a referendum on the November ballot on whether to authorize slot machines at Bestbet’s facility in Arlington. The bill was filed Wednesday by Councilman Aaron Bowman and will... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Council member proposes November referendum on slot machines in JacksonvilleLegislation has been filed with the Jacksonville City Council to put a referend
Council member proposes November referendum on slot machines in Jacksonville
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
Legislation has been filed with the Jacksonville City Council to put a referendum on the ballot in November asking voters whether to authorize slot machines at bestbet’s facility in Arlington. The bill was filed by Councilman Aaron Bowman today and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville City Council unanimously approves sales tax referendum to deal with pension fund woesto solve the city’s most daunting financial challenge. The sales tax referendu
Jacksonville City Council unanimously approves sales tax referendum to deal with pension fund woes
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
to solve the city’s most daunting financial challenge. The sales tax referendum was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Jacksonville City Council. It will be held on the Aug. 30 primary election for local and statewide offices and is open to all... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
City Council unanimously approves sales tax referendum to deal with pension fund woeson a half-cent sales tax to help pay down Jacksonville’s ballooning pension deb
City Council unanimously approves sales tax referendum to deal with pension fund woes
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 20 days ago
on a half-cent sales tax to help pay down Jacksonville’s ballooning pension debt was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Jacksonville City Council. The sales tax, which is being pushed by Mayor Lenny Curry as an absolute necessity, wouldn’t go... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Pension tax vote goes forward amid questionsJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - At Tuesday night's meeting, the Jacksonville City Council
Pension tax vote goes forward amid questions
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 20 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - At Tuesday night's meeting, the Jacksonville City Council is expected to approve putting a referendum on the August ballot asking voters to approve a half-cent sales tax to pay off the city's multibillion-dollar pension... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
City Council set to vote on sale tax to deal with pension fund woesa half-cent sales tax to help pay down Jacksonville’s ballooning pension debt i
City Council set to vote on sale tax to deal with pension fund woes
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 20 days ago
a half-cent sales tax to help pay down Jacksonville’s ballooning pension debt is set to get final approval tonight by the Jacksonville City Council. The sales tax, which is being pushed by Mayor Lenny Curry as an absolute necessity, wouldn’t go... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Ride-for-hire companies brace for possible Jacksonville referendumJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville City Council may be racing toward a popul
Ride-for-hire companies brace for possible Jacksonville referendum
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 20 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville City Council may be racing toward a populist solution to regulating ride-for-hire companies like Uber and Lyft. With little to no regulation governing app-based vehicle-for-hire companies, a committee Monday... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville's Westside closes in on getting a Costcoextension of Parramore down to Youngerman Circle has been at the heart of the C
Jacksonville's Westside closes in on getting a Costco
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 20 days ago
extension of Parramore down to Youngerman Circle has been at the heart of the Costco negotiations. Two years ago, Jacksonville City Council passed an agreement that the city would pay for half of that extension if Costco paid for the other... Read more
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First Coast News
City Council Decision On Uber and Lyft Stuck In ParkFla.---The ride-sharing vehicles used by Uber and Lyft are unmarked and the dri
City Council Decision On Uber and Lyft Stuck In Park
First Coast News / Posted 21 days ago
Fla.---The ride-sharing vehicles used by Uber and Lyft are unmarked and the driver could be your neighbor. Until the Jacksonville City Council decides on the future of Uber and Lyft, drivers say they're in limbo. Because of its low pricing... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Maternal influence continues through generationsPage 2 of 2 - In 1993, Coleman “ran the city,” she joked with her family.“I was
Maternal influence continues through generations
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
Page 2 of 2 - In 1993, Coleman “ran the city,” she joked with her family.“I was the first black elected official on (Jacksonville) city council,” Coleman said.People continued bending Coleman’s ear while on council, Coleman-Lokites said, and she... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tia Mitchell: Successors waiting in the wings for Fullwood's seatsuspended immediately through the remainder of the term or until cleared on app
Tia Mitchell: Successors waiting in the wings for Fullwood's seat
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
suspended immediately through the remainder of the term or until cleared on appeal. If Fullwood were still a member of the Jacksonville City Council, it’s possible he would have been suspended already by Gov. Rick Scott. Florida law gives the... Read more
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Arkansas Business
SIG Sauer Finalizes Plans to Move to Jacksonvillematerials, machinery and equipment associated with the project. The Tax Back i
SIG Sauer Finalizes Plans to Move to Jacksonville
Arkansas Business / Posted 26 days ago
materials, machinery and equipment associated with the project. The Tax Back incentive needs to be approved by the Jacksonville City Council as it involves refunding both state and local sales taxes, he said. SIG Sauer will have 50... Read more

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