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  • 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.  
  • Carmen Jones files for County Commission

    Carmen Jones files for County Commission
    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...
  • County gives to subdued Broward Days

    County gives to subdued Broward Days
    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...
  • 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...
  • Warnig aims to shake up LaMarca-Keechl race

    Broward County Commission candidate Christopher Warnig says his run for Chip LaMarca's seat doesn't have to be a ''bloodbath.'' Warnig faces former County Commissioner Ken Keechl in the Democratic primary. LaMarca is a Republican who Warnig said...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Was encounter with Billy Joel a gift to Sharief, Kiar and LaMarca? County says no

    Was encounter with Billy Joel a gift to Sharief, Kiar and LaMarca? County says no
    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. The...
  • Lobbying: connections, appearances & results

    Lobbying: connections, appearances & results
    Ask one thing about lobbying in Florida, and several more questions come up. At issue now – click on the link in the right hand column – is proposed legislation in Tallahassee. It would ban county elected officials and municipal officials...