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  • 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...
  • 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.
  • Elections chief: Write-in law must change

    Elections chief: Write-in law must change
    The race to fill a single Broward County Commission seat has been so chaotic, the elections supervisor says laws need to change. Uncertainty and litigation have characterized the race to fill the District 2 seat in northern Broward, simply because a...
  • North Lauderdale property taxes going up, even though rate is lower

    Some taxpayers will pay more in property taxes because of rising home values. Even though the city will lower its tax rate for the upcoming year, it will still rake in nearly half a million dollars more than last year because of increased values....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Get free tickets to tour replica Spanish galleon ship in May

    Get free tickets to tour replica Spanish galleon ship in May
    South Floridians will have a chance to tour a replica Spanish galleon ship during its visit to Fort Lauderdale as part of the state’s ‘Viva Florida 500’ celebration. El Galeon -- a 170-foot, 495 ton authentic wooden replica of a...