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  • Candidate mischief deprives South Florida voters of a say in some races

    Candidate mischief deprives South Florida voters of a say in some races
    More than 600,000 voters in Broward and Palm Beach counties are shut out of some elections this year, deprived of any say in who will run key parts of county government and represent them in the Florida Legislature. It's all very legal. The culprit is...
  • About Bob Swindell

    About Bob Swindell
    Bob Swindell was named President and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance in November 2009.  He joined the Alliance as the Senior Vice President, Business Development in 2003. Bob and his team assist local, national, and international companies...
  • Kristin Jacobs

    Kristin Jacobs
    JULY 16, 2013 Last Week: "The big story of the week in Broward County was the Fort Lauderdale City Commission’s first vote approving the special assessment for the Wave Streetcar. A broad cross-section of the downtown community spoke in support of...
  • Fort Lauderdale to hold special election Tuesday to fill commission vacancy

    Fort Lauderdale to hold special election Tuesday to fill commission vacancy
    District 2 voters go to the polls Tuesday to fill the vacancy created when their commissioner, Charlotte Rodstrom, was forced to give up her seat because she ran for the Broward County commission. Rodstrom lost the county race and is now one of four...
  • Fort Lauderdale holds special District 2 election Tuesday

    Fort Lauderdale holds special District 2 election Tuesday
    — Voters in the city's District 2 go to the polls Tuesday to select a new commissioner. Former commissioners Charlotte Rodstrom and Dean Trantalis, along with businessmen Chuck Black and Lester Zalewski, are seeking to fill the unexpired two-...
  • Station sues Broward for its new law on advertising gas prices

    Station sues Broward for its new law on advertising gas prices
    A Fort Lauderdale station has filed  a lawsuit against a new Broward ordinance that requires it and others to post on signs the highest price of gasoline or diesel offered. Spector Corp. that owns the Causeway BP at 601 SE 17th St., said the ordinance...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Tax liens, Disney and the Marching 100

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here's what we're reading this morning.   *Orlando Sentinel reports that Disney's earnings are surging on the strength of new cruise chips and park attractions.   * Sun-Sentinel writes that the...
  • County coverage on Twitter today

    County coverage on Twitter today
    Today is the last Broward County Commission meeting in 2012. Follow my Tweets @BrowardPolitics I Tweet the highlights and the lowlights, things that might be educational, and things that you might find amusing. You definitely won't read most of it...
  • Live blogging: Broward ethics code rewrite

    Live blogging: Broward ethics code rewrite
    Here's discussion about the proposed rewrite of the two -year-old Broward County Code of Ethics, starting from the top:  4:05 p.m.: Commissioners agreed after talking for an hour, that they won't move forward with Broward Mayor John Rodstrom's proposed...
  • We're covering County Commish on Twitter

    We're covering County Commish on Twitter
    For those members of the Twitterverse, please tune in to our coverage of the Broward County Commission on Tuesdays on Twitter @BrowardPolitics. You'll see coverage guaranteed not to be printed anywhere else -- some of the stuff that's left on the...
  • Who to vote for in Lauderdale Lakes, Lauderhill races

    Who to vote for in Lauderdale Lakes, Lauderhill races
    Barrington Russell Sr. for Lauderdale Lakes Mayor The city's been under the spotlight because of its budgetary problems. Thankfully, Lauderdale Lakes has avoided insolvency, but hurdles still remain. Mayor Barrington Russell has provided steady...