Don Gaetz http://wuwf.org en Stormwater Grants Heading To NWFL http://wuwf.org/post/stormwater-grants-heading-nwfl <p>$10 million in State of Florida grant money is coming to the Panhandle, to help pay for upgrades in local storm water infrastructure. That word comes from state Senate President Don Gaetz.</p><p>The money is part of a $90 million settlement between the Department of Justice and MOEX Offshore – a co-owner of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig that exploded four years ago, causing the nation’s worst oil spill.</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:31:59 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 11090 at http://wuwf.org Stormwater Grants Heading To NWFL Governor, FEMA Come To Town http://wuwf.org/post/governor-fema-come-town <p>Christy Ball's Piedmont Road home suffered major damage in last week's flood. She attracted a crowd as she talked to the Governor and other city and county officials about what she and many other Pensacola residents are up against. Ball said she's been spending thousands of dollars out of pocket just to begin repairs to her home.</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 19:47:24 +0000 Bob Barrett 8843 at http://wuwf.org Governor, FEMA Come To Town Gaetz Highlights Week One Of Florida's 2014 Legislative Session http://wuwf.org/post/gaetz-highlights-week-one-floridas-2014-legislative-session <p>During Florida’s 2014 Legislative Session, WUWF Public Media will provide highlights of action in the House and Senate.&nbsp; Each week, we’ll conduct weekly interviews with <a href="http://www.flsenate.gov">Florida Senate</a> President Don Gaetz (R-Niceville).</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:49:40 +0000 Sandra Averhart 6163 at http://wuwf.org Gaetz Highlights Week One Of Florida's 2014 Legislative Session Lawsuit Demands Scott Name A Lt. Governor http://wuwf.org/post/lawsuit-demands-scott-name-lt-governor <p>Florida Gov. Rick Scott is being sued over his decision to leave the post of lieutenant governor vacant for nearly&nbsp;ten months. A Tallahassee lobbyist and political activist is asking the Florida Supreme Court to force an appointment within 30 days.</p><p><br />Article-4, Section 2 of the Florida Constitution says: “There shall be a lieutenant governor, who shall perform such duties pertaining to the office of governor as shall be assigned by the governor, except when otherwise provided by law, and such other duties as may be prescribed by law.”</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 20:58:58 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 3722 at http://wuwf.org Lawsuit Demands Scott Name A Lt. Governor