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  • Coconut Creek has new mayor, vice mayor for this year

    The titles changed, but the names and faces leading Coconut Creek's Commission didn't. Former Vice Mayor Lisa Aronson took over the top spot as mayor, while former Mayor Becky Tooley moved to Vice Mayor at the city's annual reorganizational commission...
  • County gives to subdued Broward Days

    County gives to subdued Broward Days
    Broward Days Inc. will get $5,000 from the county, despite concerns about the direction the non-profit civic activism group is taking. The County Commission vote to grant the $5,000 was split 6-3 last week, with Commissioners Sue Gunzburger and Stacy...
  • Carmen Jones files for County Commission

    Carmen Jones files for County Commission
    The fight for an open seat on the Broward County Commission in the northeast area just got busier. Carmen Jones, a northwest Pompano Beach resident and ally of Commissioner Dale Holness, is running. Jones is endorsed by the Rev. O'Neal Dozier, a...
  • Chan Lowe: Broward County bus drivers

    Chan Lowe: Broward County bus drivers
    My family is union on both sides of my lineage. I’m not a fanatic about it, but there are certain retail establishments I won’t patronize out of principle, even though their goods are a little cheaper. It isn’t a big deal, but it gives...
  • 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,...
  • Kingsley Guy: Transportation in Fort Lauderdale is better than you think

    The next time you have to wait for three light changes to get through a busy intersection, consider this: Traffic flows a lot better in Greater Fort Lauderdale than it does in Charlotte, Los Angeles and plenty of other highly populated regions in the...
  • Florida Panthers workshop: Live blogging, live-stream

    Below: A chronology of today's Florida Panthers / Broward County Commission meeting, with highlights of all that was said. Bottom line: A majority of commissioners support giving more hotel taxes to the team. The Broward County Commission is holding...
  • Today's County Commission meeting, in Tweets

    Today's County Commission meeting, in Tweets
    Today is a very busy Broward County Commission meeting. If you're interested in what's happening, and how your money's being spent, follow my Tweets @BrowardPolitics I Tweet the highlights and the lowlights, things that might be educational, and...
  • Democrat Ben Lap files for LaMarca's County Commission seat

    Democrat Ben Lap files for LaMarca's County Commission seat
    Another Democrat has filed to run for Broward County Commission, hoping to unseat Republican Chip LaMarca. Benjamin Lap, 56, a Democratic fundraiser and attorney, hasn't run for office before. That's one of his selling points. "Part of what I think...
  • New rules for online auctions of delinquent taxes

    Banks and hedge funds that gamed Broward County's $90 million online tax lien auction at the expense of small investors will lose their edge this spring under new rules adopted by the county commission. In recent years, some financial heavyweights had...
  • Plantation council president calls Broward commission a 'nine-headed monster'

    Plantation council president calls Broward commission a 'nine-headed monster'
    Council President Bob Levy is no fan of the Broward County Commission, calling it a "nine-headed monster" determined to take money from cities. Broward commissioners voted recently to keep cities from extending their Community Redevelopment Agencies and...