| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:55 PM
– Former President Bill Clinton cheered Florida Democrats on Saturday with recollections of the economic boom times during his presidency — and the hope his party will prevail in 2014 and beyond.
To make that a reality, he helped the state's...
| Aug 10, 2014
Early voting for the Democratic and Republican primaries and non-partisan elections open to all voters starts Monday in Palm Beach County, and voters will see some big changes from previous elections.
For starters, there are now 14 days of early...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Some taxpayers will pay more in property taxes because of rising home values.
Even though the city will lower its tax rate for the upcoming year, it will still rake in nearly half a million dollars more than last year because of increased values....
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Arguably the biggest "pay-to-play" controversy of the current gubernatorial campaign detonated last Dec. 4 with The Courant's revelation that Northeast Utilities Chief Executive Officer Thomas J. May, had asked about 50 company managers to contribute...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed the “warning shot” bill into law last Friday, as if there were any doubt that he would. Strategically, it made sense for Scott’s re-election bid, because no Crist supporters were going to switch their...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Florida's ban on same-sex marriage is under attack in multiple courtrooms, a fight that's spilling out onto the 2014 campaign trail.
Advocates of same-sex marriage are convinced it's a matter of when — not if — gay marriage becomes legal...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Broward's School Board could possibly be all-female no more.
Nearly every School Board member up for re-election this year will face challengers. Friday marked the last day for candidates to qualify to run, with six of the board's nine seats up for...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Between now and Aug. 26, Florida Democrats need to decide if they'll go with their hearts or their minds in the race for their party's nomination for governor.
Tugging at their heartstrings is Nan Rich, a lifelong Democrat and champion of just about...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Florida voters will continue to have mediocre leaders until they demand something better, and regardless of who wins the governorship in November — be it Rick Scott or Charlie Crist — it looks like they’ll get exactly what they deserve....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Governor Rick Scott announced Monday the appointments of Kal Le Var Evans and Daniel Kanner to the Broward County Court.
Evans, 37, of Fort Lauderdale, fills the vacancy created by Judge Joseph Murphy, who resigned. Evans, who received his bachelor's...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Maryland religious leaders issued a call for families to offer foster care to immigrant children from Central America as part of an effort to see that unaccompanied minors find shelter in homes rather than in barracks.
Faith leaders who met with Gov....