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  • Broward's political family ties: Look who's related

    Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober is the brother of Broward Circuit Judge Bernie Bober.   Broward’s Property Appraiser Lori Parrish is married to Geoffrey Cohen, Broward circuit judge.    Broward County Commissoner Stacy Ritter is the...
  • Democrats are desperate for political candidates with pizazz

    Democrats are desperate for political candidates with pizazz
    Democrats convened in South Florida last weekend, downright giddy about their prospects for next year. With Rick Scott less popular than a hangnail, they're convinced 2012 will be a banner year. But here's the thing: You can't beat someone with no one....
  • NoCasinos group schedules news conference

    NoCasinos group schedules news conference
    The group NoCasinos will host a news conference at 11 a.m. Wednesday with former State Sen. Dan Gelber, chairman of South Florida’s NoCasinos; Roberto “Bob” Martinez, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; and...
  • No Casinos claims crime link; Genting, Tea Party respond

    No Casinos claims crime link; Genting, Tea Party respond
    The bill that would bring up to three destination casinos is in legislators’ hands in Tallahassee, but that doesn’t mean groups on both sides of the debate are sitting here being mum. Just this week, there’s been word from casino...
  • Art world speaks up against destination casinos

    Art world speaks up against destination casinos
          The destination casino battle is over in Tallahassee for the year, but those speaking out against them are still rolling along.   Hence, a "Make Art, Not Casinos" event at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wynwood Walls, 2520 NW Second Ave., Miami.   ...
  • Let the political redistricting battles begin

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's population gains over the last decade will raise the already heightened stakes for re-drawing the state's political maps later this year. For starters, Central Florida is going to land a new congressional seat. New Census...
  • Is Scott backing down on Fair Districts?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Three days after taking office, Gov. Rick Scott quietly put the brakes on the approval process for the two Fair Districts redistricting constitutional amendments passed by 63 percent of voters last fall. Scott said after he withdrew...
  • Dan Gelber’s race to mediocrity

     
    On Dan Gelber's blog, the defeated candidate for attorney general (Pam Bondi beat him) blasts the FCAT. Not only is it typical Democratic propaganda not backed up by the facts, it is woefully uninformed. First of all, Gelber says Florida's focus on...
  • Cannon’s House is a machine

     
    TALLAHASSEE — For the last 59 days as House speaker, Winter Park Rep. Dean Cannon has run a tight ship. Unlike the deliberately paced Florida Senate, the Florida House of Representatives usually starts up its daily session right on time. Cannon...
  • DOJ has approved FairDistricts amendments

     
    By Mark Matthews and Aaron Deslatte, Staff Writers TALLAHASSEE – Although their fate is still unsettled in federal court, the U.S. Department of Justice has approved the language of the “FairDistricts Florida” constitutional amendments...
  • The job no one wanted: Democratic Party chairman

     
    What's it like being the state Democratic Party chairman in Florida? Where, despite the fact that registered Democrats outnumber registered Republicans by about 600,000, Republicans hold veto-proof, two-thirds majorities in the House and Senate? And...