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  • Miami-Dade Republican enters Broward commission race

    A 55-year-old Republican from Miami-Dade County has opened an account to run in Broward County's District 2 County Commission race. That means whichever of the five Democrats wins the August primary will still have to face Paul D. Gleiberman in...
  • Campaign spending fuels Broward political economy

    The economy's getting an infusion of cash this year from the Broward County Commission races. A dozen candidates have declared their intent to run for four seats, the even numbered districts on the nine-member Broward County Commission. Two of the...
  • Lobbying: connections, appearances & results

    Lobbying: connections, appearances & results
    Ask one thing about lobbying in Florida, and several more questions come up. At issue now – click on the link in the right hand column – is proposed legislation in Tallahassee. It would ban county elected officials and municipal officials...
  • Lawmakers move to tighten lobbying rules, but exempt themselves

    Lawmakers move to tighten lobbying rules, but exempt themselves
    Declaring themselves fighters for clean government, Florida senators voted unanimously to stop local elected officials from moonlighting as paid lobbyists who try to influence other government officials on behalf of their clients. But they don't want to...
  • Chan Lowe: Shakedown at the Broward Courthouse Garage

    Chan Lowe: Shakedown at the Broward Courthouse Garage
    The Broward County Commission charges the highest parking rates in the region. Why? Because it can.
  • Low on money as elections approach, Broward Republicans fight with each other

    Low on money as elections approach, Broward Republicans fight with each other
    As the Broward Republican Party wrapped up its most recent gathering, Tim Myette of Pompano Beach formed his fingers in the shape of a gun and "shot" it into his foot. "It accomplished nothing," Myette said of the two hours in a warm hotel ballroom...
  • Sharief, Furr, LaMarca, Aronson still lead money race

    It's time to check back in on the race to raise money for the Broward County Commission elections in November (with an August primary). Since the last time I checked, the leaders of the fund-raising battle have not changed. The two incumbent...
  • Broward D-2 race gains fifth candidate

    The hottest race for Broward County Commission is in northeast Broward, where a fifth candidate has joined the Democratic competition. Terry Williams Edden, who previously ran unsuccessfully for state Senate in District 39 (Chris Smith is the senator...
  • Florida Panthers field hearty team -- of lobbyists

    [UPDATED with response from Sen. Abruzzo] The Florida Panthers hockey team is boosting the local economy, in the lobbying sector. The team needs a five-vote majority to get an $80 million bailout from the Broward County Commission. To aid in that...
  • 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...
  • Broward commissioners holding all-day 'retreat' Friday

    Broward commissioners holding all-day 'retreat' Friday
    An all day retreat at a tree-filled, peaceful park. Ahh, sounds so relaxing. But, no. This all-day retreat at a tree-filled, peaceful park is the Broward County Commission's annual "goal setting and budget parameter'' retreat. Open to the public,...