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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • About Tim Ryan

    About Tim Ryan
     A lifelong resident of Broward County, Tim Ryan was elected to the Broward County Commission, representing District 7, in November 2012. District 7 includes the cities of Dania Beach, Lazy Lake and Wilton Manors, parts of Davie, Fort Lauderdale and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Sharief, Furr, LaMarca, Bogen lead fundraising totals

    The race to raise money for the Broward County Commission election  took a slight turn this time, with one candidate getting a cash infusion from his own wallet and wallets in Kentucky and Illinois, to pull ahead. Mark Bogen, an attorney running for...
  • [UPDATED] Charlotte Rodstrom running for County

    [UPDATED] Charlotte Rodstrom running for County
    If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Still not succeeding? Move to another zip code, and try again. That's what Charlotte Rodstrom is doing. The former Fort Lauderdale commissioner whose spouse sat on the Broward County Commission for two...