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  • Florida Panthers workshop: Live blogging, live-stream

    Below: A chronology of today's Florida Panthers / Broward County Commission meeting, with highlights of all that was said. Bottom line: A majority of commissioners support giving more hotel taxes to the team. The Broward County Commission is holding...
  • Lawyer seeks to have elections supervisor held in contempt

    Lawyer seeks to have elections supervisor held in contempt
    There's more breaking news in the lawsuit to open voting in Broward County Commission District 2 to voters of all parties. Attorney Bill Scherer has filed an emergency motion "to show cause why [the elections supervisor] should not be held in contempt...
  • 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...
  • Chan Lowe: Broward County bus drivers

    Chan Lowe: Broward County bus drivers
    My family is union on both sides of my lineage. I’m not a fanatic about it, but there are certain retail establishments I won’t patronize out of principle, even though their goods are a little cheaper. It isn’t a big deal, but it gives...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Videos, questionnaires in four Broward commission races

    For voters interested in finding out more about the Broward County Commission candidates before filling out the absentee ballots, voting early starting Aug. 15 or voting in the precinct on Aug. 26, check out this blog post. Look at your voter ID card to...
  • Broward commissioners holding all-day 'retreat' Friday

    Broward commissioners holding all-day 'retreat' Friday
    An all day retreat at a tree-filled, peaceful park. Ahh, sounds so relaxing. But, no. This all-day retreat at a tree-filled, peaceful park is the Broward County Commission's annual "goal setting and budget parameter'' retreat. Open to the public,...
  • Democrat Ben Lap files for LaMarca's County Commission seat

    Democrat Ben Lap files for LaMarca's County Commission seat
    Another Democrat has filed to run for Broward County Commission, hoping to unseat Republican Chip LaMarca. Benjamin Lap, 56, a Democratic fundraiser and attorney, hasn't run for office before. That's one of his selling points. "Part of what I think...
  • 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....
  • 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.