| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Former Broward Republican Chairman Richard DeNapoli had a somewhat stormy tenure leading the local party in 2011 and 2012.
He left for the Sarasota area early in 2013, and within eight months started running as a candidate for the Republican...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:43 PM
TALLAHASSEE – The Legislature could be cracking down on politicians who opt to run for office without ever moving into the cities, counties or even school districts they represent.
The Senate’s Ethics and Elections Committee on Monday passed...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Now that the sale of Dania Jai-Alai has fallen through, Boyd Gaming Corp. is doing what every other South Florida pari-mutuel is doing: Awaiting action by the Florida legislature.
Boyd Gaming, based in Las Vegas, announced earlier this year that it was...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 12:43 PM
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...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 9:16 AM
My colleague Kathleen Haugney and I wrote this up yesterday and it made 1A of today's paper. I'm putting it up here on the blog because I know some people click straight to this blog, rather than Sun-Sentinel.com. Yes, they do. I really believe that. Yep....
| May 1, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Gov. Rick Scott came to visit our editorial board Tuesday, and it's funny that the question didn't come from me, but the first topic was gambling and Florida.
Even though he hasn't declared a position on destination casinos or even the compact with the...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 3:30 PM
It's a lightning rod for criticism and doesn't pay anything, but four people — and maybe more now in the wings — are seeking the chairmanship of the Broward Republican Party.
The second Republican leadership election in four months comes...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Chicken, potatoes and asparagus – plus politics – were on the menu Monday night for the Broward Republican Party’s “Lincoln Day” fundraiser.
Most of the speeches, including Gov. Rick Scott’s keynote, were devoted to...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 7:08 AM
State Sens. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, and Maria Sachs, D-Boca Raton, engaged in a bitter fight over one Senate seat that included ads like the one above.
State Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, leaves public office Tuesday after...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, downplayed the notion that she might be the replacement for Florida’s newly departed lieutenant governor, but she didn't completely dismiss the idea.
“Right now it’s just blog...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Ethics restrictions prohibiting local elected officials from accepting anything of value – a cup of coffee, a glass of wine or a meal – from lobbyists, vendors or anyone else with business before them are much too restrictive for Hollywood...