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  • Cooper City property tax rate stays the same, but homeowners will pay more

    The property tax rate is staying the same as last year, but homeowners will pay more in taxes. The proposed budget calls for a tax rate of $5.8772 for every $1,000 in taxable value, but property values have increased almost 8 percent in the last year....
  • House 96 and county D2 will be planned as open primaries

    Two Broward races will be planned as open primaries, just in case the courts rule that way. If lawsuits seeking open primaries are not successful, the elections office would act accordingly. "We always do just-in-case thinking,'' said Dr. Brenda...
  • Nan Rich says there's no way she'd run for County Commission if she loses governor primary

    Nan Rich says there's no way she'd run for County Commission if she loses governor primary
    Nan Rich doesn’t like discussing the “what if” question, as in what if she loses the race for the Democratic nomination for governor in the Aug 26 primary. The former Florida Senate Democratic leader from Weston is the underdog, behind...
  • Solar panel stance just plain wrong

    I was shocked to see my competitor in the Broward County Commission race for District 6, Rep. Joe Gibbons, pen an editorial in the Sun Sentinel that aligns himself with the Koch brothers, Grover Norquist, and the utilities in calling for an end to solar...
  • Rant for Lunch: What would Tom Sander do with Broward's write-in mess?

    Rant for Lunch: What would Tom Sander do with Broward's write-in mess?
        I had no idea I would become Tom Sander. For those unfamiliar with Sun Sentinel lore, Tom was an editorial-page legend. His suspenders were a fashion staple, and he was known for wearing a green eyeshade visor whenever he was deep in his work....
  • Always looking for money-making ideas

    I consider myself a caring father, always looking out for the well-being of Little Stein. And if I can figure out a way for him to make money and stop having his palms up when he sees me, that's even better. I mean, what's a father for, right? He is...
  • Lawyer seeks to have elections supervisor held in contempt

    Lawyer seeks to have elections supervisor held in contempt
    There's more breaking news in the lawsuit to open voting in Broward County Commission District 2 to voters of all parties. Attorney Bill Scherer has filed an emergency motion "to show cause why [the elections supervisor] should not be held in contempt...
  • Snipes changes course - primaries will be treated as closed

    Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes has changed course and is treating two contested local races as if they will be closed primaries for Democrats only. Lawyers are seeking to have the August primaries open to voters of all parties in two...
  • New security gauntlet at commission meetings

    New security gauntlet at commission meetings
    Security at the Broward County Commission meetings got even tighter with the return from summer break. Now, in addition to police officers and a team of probing security guards with metal-detecting wands, there is a metal detector for meeting-goers to...
  • Videos, questionnaires in four Broward commission races

    For voters interested in finding out more about the Broward County Commission candidates before filling out the absentee ballots, voting early starting Aug. 15 or voting in the precinct on Aug. 26, check out this blog post. Look at your voter ID card to...
  • Elections chief: Write-in law must change

    Elections chief: Write-in law must change
    The race to fill a single Broward County Commission seat has been so chaotic, the elections supervisor says laws need to change. Uncertainty and litigation have characterized the race to fill the District 2 seat in northern Broward, simply because a...