| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:53 AM
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...
| Aug 10, 2014
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,...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:08 AM
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...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 3:39 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:10 AM
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.
| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:42 PM
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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 1:24 PM
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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:52 PM
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...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:02 AM
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...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:05 AM
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...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:00 AM
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...