Tag: Mitch Reeves
Nikki Haley in Iowa. Image via AP.

Phil AmmannDecember 1, 2017

In this issue of Bold, there’s not a lot of unwelcome news. Today, there’s: — Travis Hutson potentially ascending to Senate leadership. — The local paper’s editorial board finally noticed Hutson’s Senate colleague, Rob Bradley. — A popular local politician — Sheriff Mike Williams — is (finally) officially running for re-election. — If you read […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 30, 2017

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry hasn’t suffered many political setbacks during his two years occupying the fourth floor of City Hall. But on Tuesday — for the first time since Sen. Marco Rubio‘s presidential dreams were incinerated at Florida ballot boxes almost 18 months prior — Curry’s allies suffered losses (mayoral races in Atlantic Beach and St. Petersburg) […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 28, 2017

Duval County’s beaches took a hit from Hurricane Matthew last year. As another Hurricane Season is upon us, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry, Beaches Mayors, and Jacksonville City Councilman Bill Gulliford discussed beach restoration on Wednesday in Atlantic Beach. Among those efforts: beach re-nourishment, planting of dune vegetation, dune restoration, and other efforts via the U.S. Army Corps of […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 25, 2016

Passed at Tuesday’s Jacksonville City Council meeting: an emergency appropriations bill to get dune restoration moving forward from Beach Blvd. up to 16th Street … and potentially south of Beach Blvd. as well. $7.5 million will be moved from the debt management fund for the work, with oversight from the mayor’s office’s CFO and Chief Administrative […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 12, 2016

As Hurricane Matthew becomes a memory, and yet another addition to the pantheon of tropical weather events affecting Northeast Florida, politicians — such as CFO Jeff Atwater, Sen. Aaron Bean, Jacksonville Beach Mayor Charlie Latham, and Atlantic Beach Mayor Mitch Reeves — convened on a rainy, windswept Jacksonville Beach Wednesday afternoon to discuss last week’s destruction and the […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 9, 2016

On Sunday, Governor Rick Scott toured damage caused by Hurricane Matthew in Jacksonville Beach. Scott, who has been adamant that President Obama expand his disaster declaration issued on Saturday, reiterated his desire to have that done. “We all pay our taxes,” the governor said, and “we ought to get reimbursed.” Meanwhile, the governor otherwise focused on the […]


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