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  • Bogen intervenes, protests Snipes' election plan

    Bogen intervenes, protests Snipes' election plan
    Broward County Commission candidate Mark Bogen has intervened in the election saga in District 2, where a battle continues over whether to let non-Democrats help select the next commissioner in northern Broward. In this motion, Bogen objects to the plan...
  • Lobbyist watch: Moskowitz helps Jacobs' election

    Lobbyist watch: Moskowitz helps Jacobs' election
    Today's let's shine a spotlight on lobbyist Michael Moskowitz, the Parkland Democrat and neighbor of Commissioner Stacy Ritter, who's also the father of state Rep. Jared Moskowitz. He's helping the write-in candidate in Kristin Jacobs' state House race,...
  • Latest campaign finance numbers for Broward County Commission candidates

    Latest campaign finance numbers for Broward County Commission candidates
    With the August primary right around the corner, it’s time to revisit the race to raise money for the Broward County Commission elections in November. Lisa Kohner Aronson, the mayor of Coconut Creek, has become the top money-raiser for District...
  • Voters pick new face, Quentin 'Beam' Furr, for Broward County Commission

    Voters pick new face, Quentin 'Beam' Furr, for Broward County Commission
    A longtime Hollywood commissioner will join the Broward County Commission as the newest face, after he beat a well-known state representative for the seat. Quentin "Beam" Furr, a high school librarian who served on the Hollywood City Commission from 2000...
  • Lawsuit moves primary election for Broward County seat to November

    The primary election for one Broward County Commission seat will likely be moved to November, so that voters from all parties can have a say in choosing their next commissioner. Elections supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes revealed the plan Wednesday in court,...
  • Judge orders elections chief to follow court order

    A Broward circuit judge chided the county elections supervisor in a ruling, saying she didn't follow a court order to open a County Commission primary election to voters of all parties. Broward Circuit Judge John J. Murphy III ordered the elections chief...
  • Sylvia Poitier makes Broward history

    Sylvia Poitier makes Broward history
    A landmark in South Florida's difficult history of race relations took place Oct. 11, 1985, when Sylvia Poitier became Broward County's first black county commissioner. The adopted daughter of a Deerfield Beach bean picker and a midwife, Poitier...
  • As new coastal developments keep rising, a sinking feeling for South Florida

    As new coastal developments keep rising, a sinking feeling for South Florida
    Huge crowds marched in New York City last weekend to raise awareness of climate change and rising seas, but in South Florida our blissful ignorance toward the future marches onward (and upward). As I drove along Hollywood's narrow barrier island the...
  • More rules for day care centers will be a plus

    More rules for day care centers will be a plus
    It's not a good idea for day care operators to prop up toddlers in front of television sets, iPads or other gadgets for hours on end over a chance to play outside. Also, skip the chocolate milk. Everybody knows skim is a healthier alternative. You'd...
  • For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief

    For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief
    District 2: Aronson knows her community the most Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
  • Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates

    Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates
    Democratic voters in northwest Broward County will choose between Kristin Jacobs and Steve Perman. Both candidates may be familiar names to voters. Jacobs is term-limited out of her long-time home on the Broward County Commission. Perman, a one-time...