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Weekly Update from Senator Greg Evers

June 8, 2012

Greg Evers Qualifies by Petition for State Senate

With more than 1,600 folks who signed a petition to place me on the ballot for the new Senate District 2 seat, I am excited to announce that I have officially qualified by petition for the August 14th primary. I am overwhelmed by the outpour of support that my neighbors have shown for my campaign, and I can’t wait to get out there and continue my quest to be the next Senator of our great Northwest Florida communities!

In case you missed it, you can read the press release announcing my qualifying by petition, which is up on my website here. You can also read more on fellow candidates who have qualified to be on the ballot for state and local seats in our area here

Open House in Walnut Hill Sees Close to 800 Job Applicants

Close to 800 people came out to the open house in Walnut Hill on Tuesday, to apply for the open positions at the new Walnut Hill Crude Oil Transfer Station. I commend Workforce Escarosa for their assistance in the recruitment process, and the best of luck to all the folks who applied! Job openings at the new transfer station are just another example of how, through conservative efforts to free up businesses and make our communities more appealing to industry leaders, we will continue to create more opportunities for our friends and neighbors to get jobs. To read more about the event, click here.


New Deepwater Horizon Claims Office Opens in Pensacola

A new office to handle claims stemming from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill has opened at 7555 West U.S. 98 in Pensacola. Office hours are Mondays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. As a reminder, claims can also be filed through the center's office at To read more about the new claims center, click here.

If you have any questions or concerns that I can be of assistance with, please feel free to email me directly at or call my district office at (850) 689-0556.

May you have a blessed and restful weekend!