| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief's speech at the Sunrise Civic Center on Sunday wowed the audience, according to our report in the Sun Sentinel.
Sharief is the county's first female African-American mayor, and she was speaking about Dr. Martin...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Employers with 50 or fewer employees aren't required by the Affordable Care Act to offer health insurance coverage, but they should examine available options with the state's health insurance marketplace.
Many small businesses are weighing whether to...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Citing the need for highway infrastructure improvements, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, a Democrat who represents Broward and Palm Beach counties, said Friday the federal gasoline tax should be increased.
He called for a “slight increase” in...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:35 PM
The Broward Bank of Commerce is the state's No. 1 success story in lending to small businesses —with the help of federal money, according to a new U.S. Treasury report.
The bank, with two branches in Fort Lauderdale, has almost quadrupled its...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:53 AM
The wireless wars continue.
That's wonderful, because as long as carriers keep fighting for your business, you'll keep saving big bucks.
Last month, T-Mobile and AT&T offered savings on family plans. Sprint and Verizon the largest carrier, have...
| May 11, 2014
After a nine year wait, Miramar is finally ready to rebuild its hurricane-destroyed police headquarters.
The city agreed last week to spend $22.9 million for a three-story, 65,000 square foot building to house most of the police department's 270...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:08 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Here's Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State speech to lawmakers:
Good morning, Chief Justice Polston and distinguished members of the Supreme Court.
Welcome Attorney General Pam Bondi,
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Two Baltimore County councilwomen survived primary challenges Tuesday while two other incumbents lost their seats.
Four of the council's seven members faced opposition in a primary election that had light voter turnout across the region. Councilman Todd...
| May 7, 2014
| 12:06 PM
The Broward Bank of Commerce is holding a series of free breakfast and lunch lectures next week about running and operating a small business to celebrate National Small Business Week, May 12-16.
“Our bank understands how hard it is to run a small...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:21 AM
Happy Freebie Black Friday!
It's the biggest shopping day of the year and I'm here to help you save more with freebies, retail coupons and dining deals good right through Cyber Monday.
If you're out and about today, on Twitter, tweet your deals, best...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 2:25 AM
Get a free $10 purchase from American Express to celebrate Small Business Saturday.
If you have an American Express card, sign up for a $10 statement credit when you spend at least $10 at a participating business on Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30....