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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Miami-Dade Republican withdraws from Broward commission race

    Miami-Dade Republican Paul Gleiberman won't be running for Broward County Commission after all. Gleiberman sent me an email this morning indicating he's dropping out, just 11 days after he dropped in. That leaves five Democrats running for the...
  • NPA candidate wants back into LaMarca race

    Jason A. Steele, a no-party candidate who was disqualified from the Broward County Commission District 4 race for a bounced check, wants back in. Steele and fellow Masonic lodge brother Debaris James complain that he was disqualified because of a bank...
  • At county meetings, drop your weapons!

    At county meetings, drop your weapons!
    For those who show up at County Hall with a gun, knife or pepper spray, there's now a handy drop-box to discard the weapon. You can't even clap inside a County Commission meeting, and you certainly can't pull out Mace. Security at Broward County...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chan Lowe: Shakedown at the Broward Courthouse Garage

    Chan Lowe: Shakedown at the Broward Courthouse Garage
    The Broward County Commission charges the highest parking rates in the region. Why? Because it can.