| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:53 PM
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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:48 AM
The fight for an open seat on the Broward County Commission in the northeast area just got busier.
Carmen Jones, a northwest Pompano Beach resident and ally of Commissioner Dale Holness, is running.
Jones is endorsed by the Rev. O'Neal Dozier, a...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:52 AM
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...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:53 PM
The Florida Panthers professional hockey team says it's losing more than $20 million a year and needs more public funds to survive.
The struggling team is asking for a rewrite of its contract with Broward County. Under the team's proposal, the county...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:50 AM
And then there were two.
Chris Warnig, a candidate for Broward County Commission in the race for Chip LaMarca's seat, is withdrawing from the District 4 contest.
Warnig, a Democrat, is setting his sights on a local race instead. He'll run for Wilton...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:07 AM
It's time to check back in on the race to raise money for the Broward County Commission elections in November (with an August primary).
Since the last time I checked, the leaders of the fund-raising battle have not changed.
The two incumbent...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:52 AM
Broward Days Inc. will get $5,000 from the county, despite concerns about the direction the non-profit civic activism group is taking.
The County Commission vote to grant the $5,000 was split 6-3 last week, with Commissioners Sue Gunzburger and Stacy...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:10 PM
The hottest race for Broward County Commission is in northeast Broward, where a fifth candidate has joined the Democratic competition.
Terry Williams Edden, who previously ran unsuccessfully for state Senate in District 39 (Chris Smith is the senator...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:05 PM
The Broward County Commission charges the highest parking rates in the region. Why? Because it can.
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Banks and hedge funds that gamed Broward County's $90 million online tax lien auction at the expense of small investors will lose their edge this spring under new rules adopted by the county commission.
In recent years, some financial heavyweights had...
| May 8, 2013
| 6:03 AM
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...