| Mar 12, 2015
| 2:49 PM
Remember the name Dana Young. She could be the woman who changes the face of Florida. The Republican lawmaker from Tampa is pushing a gambling bill, and, boy, it's a doozy.
Young might not qualify as a feminist, but she's no shrinking violet. Since...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 4:34 AM
She won't be courted by lobbyists, voting on issues or shaping policy in the Florida Senate when the annual legislative session begins Tuesday.
But Ellyn Bogdanoff is back on the scene in Tallahassee, helping to shape public policy, albeit with a...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 7:14 AM
Jack Seiler's overwhelming victory on Tuesday, in which he racked up 71 percent of the vote and crushed his challengers, gave him more than a third term as Fort Lauderdale mayor.
The city's voters provided a boost to Seiler's long-held dream of winning...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:05 AM
Broward Days has a new leader as it prepares to return to Tallahassee after skipping its signature event in 2014.
Kelly Skidmore is the new executive director of the organization that brings business and government leaders together to advocate for...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Ten things to watch, along with some key questions and predictions, as Election Night 2014 unfolds:
1. Here's my macro, Big Question riddle of the night: With unemployment down, gas prices below $3, the stock market at record highs (17,383 Dow),...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Winners, losers, questions and conclusions for South Florida and beyond after Election 2014:
--My number one question after last night's Republican onslaught: When does Debbie Wasserman Schultz tender her resignation as Democratic National Committee...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 12:56 PM
A few weeks ago, I wrote about rampant voter apathy in Florida. Now, I'm beginning to understand why so many people are so indifferent here. With early voting nearly complete, and Election Day itself imminent, it's impossible to turn on the TV without...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Voters across South Florida began casting their ballots as soon as the polls across the region opened at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, stopping on their way to work, to school or just arising early to perform a civic duty.
After the number of voters arriving at...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, has long been known for her tenacious style.
A softer side of Bogdanoff was on display in a recent rundown of her rematch against Democratic state Sen. Maria Sachs. They’re set for do-over of...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Charlie Crist is holding a Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Wednesday evening headlined by key players in the legal community who support Democrats.
And the Republican Party of Florida is using the downtown Fort Lauderdale location to remind people about one...
| Oct 22, 2014
Early voting for the Nov. 4 midterm election started Monday and ends Nov. 2.
Hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. The only early voting site in the city of Boca Raton is the old library building at 200 NW Boca Raton Blvd. The building sits on the...