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  • 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...
  • Lawmakers move to tighten lobbying rules, but exempt themselves

    Lawmakers move to tighten lobbying rules, but exempt themselves
    Declaring themselves fighters for clean government, Florida senators voted unanimously to stop local elected officials from moonlighting as paid lobbyists who try to influence other government officials on behalf of their clients. But they don't want to...
  • County candidate moves to Pompano Beach

    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...
  • 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...
  • Low on money as elections approach, Broward Republicans fight with each other

    Low on money as elections approach, Broward Republicans fight with each other
    As the Broward Republican Party wrapped up its most recent gathering, Tim Myette of Pompano Beach formed his fingers in the shape of a gun and "shot" it into his foot. "It accomplished nothing," Myette said of the two hours in a warm hotel ballroom...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Warnig files for Wilton Manors

    It's official now. Christopher Warnig, the young candidate with a colorful background, said he has filed to run for Wilton Manors City Commission. By 'colorful,' I'm referring to allegations by law enforcement that he was unlawfully posing as one of...
  • New rules for online auctions of delinquent taxes

    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...
  • Tim Ryan, commissioner, Broward County

    Tim Ryan, commissioner, Broward County
    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...