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The Florida Times-Union
Ron Littlepage: David Blaine would be proud of Mayor Curry's disappearing act on the HROWhen Mayor Lenny Curry issued his pronouncement on whether to expand the city’s
Ron Littlepage: David Blaine would be proud of Mayor Curry's disappearing act on the HRO
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
When Mayor Lenny Curry issued his pronouncement on whether to expand the city’s Human Rights Ordinance late Friday afternoon a week ago — the equivalent in the journalism world of doing so in the dark of night — my first reaction was to write that he... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
HRO bills narrowly escape early exitFriday, February 5, 10:23 AM EST City Council member Tommy Hazouri said the fa
HRO bills narrowly escape early exit
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Friday, February 5, 10:23 AM EST City Council member Tommy Hazouri said the fact they�re still on the table is a �little victory.� The first of three scheduled council meetings on the subject nearly became the last after a push was made to withdraw... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Council HRO debate nearly cut short before push to withdraw bills fails 11-8Thursday, February 4, 5:52 PM EST Council Vice President Lori Boyer pushed to
Council HRO debate nearly cut short before push to withdraw bills fails 11-8
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
Thursday, February 4, 5:52 PM EST Council Vice President Lori Boyer pushed to withdraw two bills that would chart the path of how lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people could be added to anti-discrimination law. One bill keeps the decision... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
City Council committees OK term limits bill, but barelyTuesday, February 2, 10:41 AM EST It�s an issue that hardly has everyone in ag
City Council committees OK term limits bill, but barely
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Tuesday, February 2, 10:41 AM EST It�s an issue that hardly has everyone in agreement, though. Tommy Hazouri called it a �bad bill� the public would resoundingly defeat if it lands on a ballot this year. During Monday�s Transportation, Energy and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Former gun store owner receives $150K grant from TDC despite owing state, county taxesJust two months after police arrested Jonathan McGowan last summer on charges o
Former gun store owner receives $150K grant from TDC despite owing state, county taxes
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
Just two months after police arrested Jonathan McGowan last summer on charges of failing to pay sales taxes, the former gun store owner asked for $350,000 in development tax money from Jacksonville to organize what he calls a “shooting and outdoors... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Aundra Wallace built trust and confidence along the way to building Downtown Wednesday, January 27, 12:11 PM EST When Aundra Wallace arrived in Jacksonvi
Aundra Wallace built trust and confidence along the way to building Downtown
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
Wednesday, January 27, 12:11 PM EST When Aundra Wallace arrived in Jacksonville to become the Downtown Investment Authority�s first CEO, he stepped into a Pandora�s... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
We can't keep ignoring how old, failing septic tanks are polluting JacksonvilleJacksonville has many unmet needs that will never receive funding as long as th
We can't keep ignoring how old, failing septic tanks are polluting Jacksonville
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
Jacksonville has many unmet needs that will never receive funding as long as the city’s pension debt is not addressed. That cloud over the city’s future was evident again during a discussion between JEA and City Council officials regarding the... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Future funding remains a question for Friends of Hemming ParkThursday, January 21, 11:11 AM EST City Council member Bill Gulliford said imp
Future funding remains a question for Friends of Hemming Park
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
Thursday, January 21, 11:11 AM EST City Council member Bill Gulliford said improvements in amenities and programming have been made since the nonprofit took over the one-square-block public park. �I think most of us � if not all � would agree... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
4 battling for council VP spot; Bowman denies chamber pushing his candidacy Thursday, January 21, 11:09 AM EST Three of them have a common bond � they�r
4 battling for council VP spot; Bowman denies chamber pushing his candidacy
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
Thursday, January 21, 11:09 AM EST Three of them have a common bond � they�re each in their second consecutive term. Two have experience beyond their two terms, having... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Council support growing for longer term limits Wednesday, January 20, 11:19 AM EST City Council member Matt Schellenberg be
Council support growing for longer term limits
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
Wednesday, January 20, 11:19 AM EST City Council member Matt Schellenberg believes those serving the legislative branch of city government should have unlimited terms if they can get elected. Instead,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Eight is Enough turns out to be a bad ideaIf you’re drinking something, you may want to swallow and set it down before re
Eight is Enough turns out to be a bad idea
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 days ago
If you’re drinking something, you may want to swallow and set it down before reading further. It’s time to get rid of term limits for Jacksonville’s elected officials. The City Council Finance Committee discussed the idea Tuesday morning, and the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Area judges deserve our appreciation for their tireless volunteer workWhen asked why so many Duval County circuit and county judges are tireless comm
Area judges deserve our appreciation for their tireless volunteer work
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
When asked why so many Duval County circuit and county judges are tireless community volunteers away from the bench, Circuit Judge Karen Cole had a ready — and eloquent — reply. “When we wear judicial robes, we stand alone,” Cole said, “When we... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Work nearing end for group updating formula for JEA's contribution to cityWednesday, January 13, 11:22 AM EST That�s when the City Council JEA Agreement
Work nearing end for group updating formula for JEA's contribution to city
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 25 days ago
Wednesday, January 13, 11:22 AM EST That�s when the City Council JEA Agreement Special Committee plans to wrap up its deliberations over the utility�s annual contribution to the city general fund budget. Initially charged with updating the formula... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Crescimbeni and Schellenberg in two-man race for council vice president Friday, January 8, 10:31 AM EST Longtime council member John Crescimbeni sen
Crescimbeni and Schellenberg in two-man race for council vice president
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 30 days ago
Friday, January 8, 10:31 AM EST Longtime council member John Crescimbeni sent letters Monday to his peers announcing his candidacy for the key leadership position in the... Read more

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