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  • Was encounter with Billy Joel a gift to Sharief, Kiar and LaMarca? County says no

    Was encounter with Billy Joel a gift to Sharief, Kiar and LaMarca? County says no
    Three members of the Broward County Commission got to meet Billy Joel personally, but county attorneys say the encounter with the music giant was not an impermissible gift from the Florida Panthers that would have violated the county Code of Ethics. The...
  • Gov. Rick Scott doesn't have opinion on latest gambling expansion proposal

    Gov. Rick Scott doesn't have opinion on latest gambling expansion proposal
    The latest proposal to expand gambling in South Florida involves a complicated move to locate a slot machine-only operation in downtown Miami. It stems from a deal, announced Monday, between Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino and international gambling...
  • [UPDATED] Charlotte Rodstrom running for County

    [UPDATED] Charlotte Rodstrom running for County
    If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Still not succeeding? Move to another zip code, and try again. That's what Charlotte Rodstrom is doing. The former Fort Lauderdale commissioner whose spouse sat on the Broward County Commission for two...
  • Tea party leader says gay Republicans have taken over Broward party

    Tea party leader says gay Republicans have taken over Broward party
    An email from Danita Kilcullen, co-founder of Tea Party Fort Lauderdale, has caused a new round of agita in the Broward Republican Party. Kilcullen’s email, written earlier this month, was apparently a response to an email below, from Andy Eddy of...
  • Broward Legislative Delegation cancels Friday meeting

    Broward Legislative Delegation cancels Friday meeting
    Friday’s meeting of Broward’s state senators and representatives has been canceled. It was scheduled for Friday afternoon at the County Governmental Center. Lisa Aronson, interim executive director of the Broward Legislative Delegation,...
  • Tiny village gets little sympathy from Broward County commissioners

    Tiny village gets little sympathy from Broward County commissioners
    LAZY LAKE – Joseph Fodera and John Boisseau offered a litany of complaints Tuesday about the high cost and bureaucratic requirements of government regulation. The twist: it was one government complaining about what another government is doing to...
  • Broward commissioners say 'no smoking' in county parks, but apparently can't enforce it

    Broward commissioners say 'no smoking' in county parks, but apparently can't enforce it
    Broward County commissioners decided Tuesday to ban smoking in all county parks. But it may not be worth the paint on the “no smoking” signs, since the county may not have the legal authority to enforce such a ban. It’ll be no more...
  • Long awaited I.G. report is out, says current Broward system unworkable

    [UPDATED with response from League of Cities] Broward County's inspector general is recommended a key change in the way local ethics policing is done. In this heavily awaited report, he says the current system, where local elected officials are...
  • County commissioners take swipe at county property appraiser

    County commissioners take swipe at county property appraiser
    Still smarting over Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish’s budget – approved by the state but more than county commissioners wanted to pay – commissioners want to change state law. Their proposal to give them more sway over Parrish&...
  • Rick Scott installs three new hospital district board members

    Rick Scott installs three new hospital district board members
    Gov. Rick Scott announced three appointments late Friday to the North Broward Hospital District board of commissioners. Though the board seats are unpaid, the hospital district board seats are plum appointments. The North Broward Hospital District...
  • State ethics commission finds probable cause Sheriff Israel broke ethics law

    The Florida Commission on Ethics has found probable cause to believe Sheriff Scott Israel broke state ethics laws governing reporting of gifts, the agency announced Wednesday. Israel won't be fined or punished. The ethics commission cited his "lack of...