Tag: HRO
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A.G. GancarskiJanuary 4, 2017

Expansion of Jacksonville’s Human Rights Ordinance appears to yet again be a consideration for Jacksonville’s City Council. And opponents have taken notice. Those opposed to HRO expansion have been emailing Mayor Lenny Curry, with sentiments such as these. “I am against any HRO resolution that attempts to bestow special rights to any person or group that […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 29, 2016

Jacksonville politics is like a Southern family reunion: there are characters of all types. The 2017 list points out ten of those members of the #Jaxpol family who are uniquely positioned to be in the headlines for one reason or another. We are hoping that 2016 was an outlier year for scandals, and are not projecting […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 18, 2016

In yet another piece of news coming out of a Tuesday morning media availability involving Jacksonville sporting events, JAXSPORTS Council head Rick Catlett addressed a question regarding LGBT rights in the Northeast Florida city and recruitment of sports events being relocated from North Carolina in the wake of its statewide anti-LGBT “bathroom bill” legislation. Long story short: Catlett […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 14, 2016

Former Jacksonville Mayor and current GATE Petroleum President John Peyton has been selected as the 2018 Jax Chamber chairman. The selection of the chair typically happens more than a year in advance, and Peyton will spend 2017 as the chairman-elect. Peyton, mayor from 2003 to 2011, knows the impacts the good times and the bad times have […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 14, 2016

Jacksonville City Councilwoman Anna Brosche ran a textbook campaign to get elected in her at-large race, projecting an image of serene competence in an electoral battle against the then-incumbent, Kimberly Daniels. Brosche, a CPA, won in last May’s election handily, and since getting on the council, has not missed a beat. While some elected to the […]


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