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  • FAA approves runway settlement

    The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the historic settlement between Broward County and Dania Beach, over the new runway. And with that approval, this epic fight comes to a close. The deal had been approved by the Dania Beach City...
  • Matters of real importance: Gifts, seating

    "That's the best present anyone's ever gotten,'' Broward Commissioner Lois Wexler said this morning as the outgoing mayor, Kristin Jacobs, reveled in the set of knives and the personalized chef's coat she was given by incoming Mayor Barbara Sharief....
  • Contest heats up for County Commission race next year

    Every Broward County Commission seat up for election next year will face a serious contest, now that Miramar Commissioner Alexandra Davis has decided to challenge Barbara Sharief's bid for a second term and Coconut Creek Commissioner Lisa Aronson...
  • Runway accord at hand

    The long-running feud between the airport and its worried neighbors may soon be settled -- and hundreds of affected homeowners could walk away from the fight with cash.     Months of negotiation between Broward County and Dania Beach have produced a...
  • Miramar's Alexandra Davis to run against Barbara Sharief for Broward Commission seat

    Miramar's Alexandra Davis to run against Barbara Sharief for Broward Commission seat
    Updated with Sharief response | 1:05 p.m. Nov. 8 Original post | Nov. 7 Broward Vice Mayor Barbara Sharief will have at least one challenger for her Broward County Commission seat in next year’s election: Miramar Vice Mayor Alexandra Davis....
  • County jobs come and go: the numbers

    County jobs come and go: the numbers
    As priorities shift at the county, or projects are completed, jobs come and jobs go. You can follow the job types to figure out what the Broward County Commission is focused on. This year, 50 positions were eliminated, and 67 were added, in Broward...
  • Business group pushes for a countywide, elected mayor- again

    Business group pushes for a countywide, elected mayor- again
    Is it time for Broward County to have a "real'' mayor? The controversial debate over whether Broward County should change its government and create a post for a mayor who is elected countywide began anew on Thursday. Voters have rejected the idea in...
  • Richard Clark, president, Clark Leadership Consulting

    Richard Clark, president, Clark Leadership Consulting
    Last week: Governor Scott’s “It’s Your Money” tour provided valuable input for his tax-cutting proposals for his election year. As we celebrate announcements of large companies adding new jobs, we all should realize that it is...
  • Michael Ryan, mayor, Sunrise

    Michael Ryan, mayor, Sunrise
    Last week: Diana Nyad. Cuba. 110 miles. Young-at-heart, no matter the age of a body. This story was so much more than just the endurance of an inspiring figure, and overcoming fear, past failure and ignoring those would have said it could never be done...
  • We're at County Hall, so you don't have to be

    The Broward County Commission is meeting today, and as always, I'm here covering it. Watch us on Twitter @BrowardPolitics for some of the highlights and the lowlights.  
  • Chan Lowe: Rick Scott and Obamacare

    Chan Lowe: Rick Scott and Obamacare
    This is one of those feel-good stories you don’t hear very often. The last one I can remember was when the Florida Legislature’s attempt to curtail the voting rights of minorities and other assorted likely Democratic voters created a...