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  • Mayo: Primary draws near -- does anybody care?

    In case you haven't been paying attention, an election is almost upon us. It's called the August primary, but that's something of a misnomer. This will be the final say for voters in many nonpartisan local races, notably ones to elect local judges and...
  • Countywide greenway system capped with art

    It has been 15 years since the Broward County Commission first gathered to discuss a need to improve the quality of the county's urban environment. From that meeting came a connectivity concept called Greenways — a network of recreational trails,...
  • Mayo: Time to stop write-in election hijinks

    If you just landed from Mars and tried to figure out Florida's confusing election rules, your head (and antennae) would probably explode. Municipal and school board races are non-partisan, while county commissioners and Broward officers like sheriff and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • [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...
  • Tiny village gets little sympathy from Broward County commissioners

    Tiny village gets little sympathy from Broward County commissioners
    LAZY LAKE – Joseph Fodera and John Boisseau offered a litany of complaints Tuesday about the high cost and bureaucratic requirements of government regulation. The twist: it was one government complaining about what another government is doing to...
  • Mayor Sharief's MLK Day speech

    Mayor Sharief's MLK Day speech
    Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief's speech at the Sunrise Civic Center on Sunday wowed the audience, according to our report in the Sun Sentinel. Sharief is the county's first female African-American mayor, and she was speaking about Dr. Martin...
  • Today's County Commission meeting, in Tweets

    Today's County Commission meeting, in Tweets
    Today is a very busy Broward County Commission meeting. If you're interested in what's happening, and how your money's being spent, follow my Tweets @BrowardPolitics I Tweet the highlights and the lowlights, things that might be educational, and...
  • County candidate moves to Pompano Beach

    County Commission candidate Mark Bogen has a new address, and it's in the district. Bogen, who hails from Palm Beach County  but acquired a Broward address for his run for Broward County Commission, said he rented a home and his family has moved into...