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  • Vana criticizes Florida lawmakers who 'wet themselves' over NRA

    Vana criticizes Florida lawmakers who 'wet themselves' over NRA
    Frustration over continued mass shootings prompted Palm Beach County Commissioner Shelley Vana Tuesday to take aim at the National Rifle Association and its opposition to Florida gun control measures. She criticized Florida lawmakers for this year...
  • Court rules against Gov. Scott in county gun control fight

    Court rules against Gov. Scott in county gun control fight
    Palm Beach County this week won a key round in its legal fight aimed at reinstating local gun control laws across the state. A judge on Monday sided with the county by finding it unconstitutional for the governor to remove a county official from...
  • County plans for possible work stoppage at FLL

    Responding to two years of worker unrest at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, the county is bracing for a possible work stoppage. On a lengthy County Commission agenda for Tuesday is an item that would help the county avoid a disruption...
  • LACMA redesign avoids tar pits, creates challenges

    Architect Peter Zumthor has dramatically revised his design for a new Los Angeles County Museum of Art, creating a new bridge-like section of the building that would span Wilshire Boulevard. The new design is meant to address concerns that the...
  • New Palm Beach County Inspector General starts work

    New Palm Beach County Inspector General starts work
    The changing of the guard has begun for Palm Beach County’s local government watchdog. New county Inspector General John Carey started work this week and out-going Inspector General Sheryl Steckler’s last day at work is scheduled to be...
  • Carroll commissioners say they'll return to sectarian prayer before meetings

    Carroll commissioners say they'll return to sectarian prayer before meetings
    Carroll County commissioners said Thursday they will resume giving each commissioner a turn opening meetings with a prayer of his or her choice — including those that name Jesus Christ — after a ruling this week from the Supreme Court. The...
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  • City moves toward domestic partner benefits

    Will Boynton Beach offer its employees with domestic partners the same benefits offered to employees whose marriages are recognized by the state? That is the issue that came before the City Commission Aug. 5. At the request of the Palm Beach County...
  • Abrams: Thumbs up for county recovery

    We're back! That was County Commissioner Steven Abrams' overall assessment of how the Palm Beach County has recovered from the Recession. "The major issue continues to be restoring economic prosperity to Palm Beach County," said Abrams, whose District 4...
  • Broward mayors to check each other out at Sunrise challenge

    Broward mayors to check each other out at Sunrise challenge
    At least a dozen mayors are taking up the gauntlet set down by Sunrise Mayor Mike Ryan and will participate in a June 7 Mayors’ Chess Challenge at Sunrise City Hall. They’ll be looking for any advantage they can get.  “I just hope...