Tag: JaxPort
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A.G. GancarskiSeptember 26, 2018

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis stopped by JAXPORT in Jacksonville on Wednesday, just hours before a major fundraiser on his behalf. During the media availability, DeSantis bemoaned “McCarthyite tactics” from the media, which he said unfairly paint him as an extremist by association while not applying the same scrutiny to Andrew Gillum, his Democratic opponent. Six […]

News Service Of FloridaSeptember 8, 2017

Florida is scrambling to keep up with high demand for gas from people fleeing and preparing for the weekend arrival of powerful and deadly Hurricane Irma. Highway regulations and restrictions have been lifted for fuel truckers, who are receiving law-enforcement escorts. Also, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on Thursday approved emergency fuel waivers […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 7, 2017

One of the many discussions that enlivened Jacksonville City Council budget hearings in August was the city’s surfeit of minority engineers. Chief Administrative Officer Sam Mousa noted that some categories — such as “African-American engineers” — are “difficult to find.” “Most African-American engineers graduate from Northeastern universities and stay in the [Northeast],” Mousa added, explaining a shortfall […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 22, 2017

Two of Jacksonville City Council President Anna Brosche‘s most prominent antagonists on the Council (Tommy Hazouri and John Crescimbeni) have called for a public workshop on JAXPORT dredging. But Brosche made the call Tuesday, saying that’s not happening. Noting that there have been “several years of public consideration” of the project already, Brosche asserted that the workshop would […]


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