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  • Runway accord at hand

    The long-running feud between the airport and its worried neighbors may soon be settled -- and hundreds of affected homeowners could walk away from the fight with cash.     Months of negotiation between Broward County and Dania Beach have produced a...
  • Maria Sachs, senator, Florida

    Maria Sachs, senator, Florida
    Last week: Crisis in Syria; crisis of affordable healthcare; budget crisis; education crisis. We go from crisis to crisis yet the real crisis is a lack of trust in our elected officials. Let’s stop the political name-calling and prioritize America&...
  • Tim Ryan, commissioner, Broward County

    Tim Ryan, commissioner, Broward County
    Last week: We mourn the loss of Clay Shaw, who died this week at age 74. My family had the privilege of knowing Congressman Shaw for many years and long admired his dignified and steadfast commitment to public service. He was among the last of the great...
  • Matters of real importance: Gifts, seating

    "That's the best present anyone's ever gotten,'' Broward Commissioner Lois Wexler said this morning as the outgoing mayor, Kristin Jacobs, reveled in the set of knives and the personalized chef's coat she was given by incoming Mayor Barbara Sharief....
  • Contest heats up for County Commission race next year

    Every Broward County Commission seat up for election next year will face a serious contest, now that Miramar Commissioner Alexandra Davis has decided to challenge Barbara Sharief's bid for a second term and Coconut Creek Commissioner Lisa Aronson...
  • FAA approves runway settlement

    The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the historic settlement between Broward County and Dania Beach, over the new runway. And with that approval, this epic fight comes to a close. The deal had been approved by the Dania Beach City...
  • About Barbara Sharief

    About Barbara Sharief
    Barbara Sharief is a native of South Florida, who was raised within Broward and Dade Counties. She has seen, first hand, the changes that have taken place in this culturally diverse community. She is in touch with the ever-changing needs of the people who...
  • County jobs come and go: the numbers

    County jobs come and go: the numbers
    As priorities shift at the county, or projects are completed, jobs come and jobs go. You can follow the job types to figure out what the Broward County Commission is focused on. This year, 50 positions were eliminated, and 67 were added, in Broward...
  • Richard Clark, president, Clark Leadership Consulting

    Richard Clark, president, Clark Leadership Consulting
    Last week: Governor Scott’s “It’s Your Money” tour provided valuable input for his tax-cutting proposals for his election year. As we celebrate announcements of large companies adding new jobs, we all should realize that it is...
  • Michael Ryan, mayor, Sunrise

    Michael Ryan, mayor, Sunrise
    Last week: Diana Nyad. Cuba. 110 miles. Young-at-heart, no matter the age of a body. This story was so much more than just the endurance of an inspiring figure, and overcoming fear, past failure and ignoring those would have said it could never be done...
  • We're at County Hall, so you don't have to be

    The Broward County Commission is meeting today, and as always, I'm here covering it. Watch us on Twitter @BrowardPolitics for some of the highlights and the lowlights.