Florida League of Cities

Gulf Breeze proudly trails the pack in council pay

Gulf Breeze proudly trails the pack in council pay

Many Florida cities that are smaller than Gulf Breeze pay their council members and mayors more, but low salaries for elected municipal officials go with the political turf in Florida’s Panhandle. “Northwest Florida tends to compensate city councils and mayors as part-time positions,” said Liane Schrader, a researcher for the Florida League of Cities. A […]

Fracking bill fails despite Gaetz’s support

Fracking bill fails despite Gaetz’s support

The push for a Florida law that would overthrow local authority to limit the controversial method of drilling for oil and natural gas after injecting chemicals underground to fracture rock formations has failed despite backing by Northwest Florida legislators. Read the full article in the Mar. 3 issue of Navarre Press. Click HERE to subscribe […]

Santa Rosa area legislators support fracking

Santa Rosa area legislators support fracking

The overthrow of local authority to limit fracking, the controversial method of drilling for oil and natural gas after injecting chemicals underground to fracture rock formations, is being supported by Northwest Florida legislators. Members of this area’s Tallahassee delegation in the House and Senate are supporting bills in the current session that would essentially approve […]