| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:13 AM
County officials say they won't support a bailout of the Florida Panthers hockey team without a better financial return for taxpayers.
But the Panthers appear to have something else in mind.
In the depths of the 59-page contract proposed by the team...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:36 AM
Ask one thing about lobbying in Florida, and several more questions come up.
At issue now – click on the link in the right hand column – is proposed legislation in Tallahassee. It would ban county elected officials and municipal officials...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Broward County commissioners Tuesday reaffirmed their desire to reduce euthanasia of healthy dogs and cats, with the goal of running a "no kill'' shelter.
By unanimous vote, commissioners agreed to analyze a possible public-private partnership with...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 1:22 PM
A City Council committee on Wednesday took steps to close a loophole in the Chicago ordinance banning the sale of synthetic marijuana and stimulants.
The amendment endorsed by the council License and Consumer Protection Committee would ban the...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Facing intense criticism for its oversight of the city’s red light camera program, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration on Wednesday said that at least 9,000 drivers will get a chance at a refund of $100 fines issued during suspicious ticket...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:38 AM
Declaring themselves fighters for clean government, Florida senators voted unanimously to stop local elected officials from moonlighting as paid lobbyists who try to influence other government officials on behalf of their clients.
But they don't want to...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Eleven candidates are vying for five seats on the Broward School Board this year, as the district pushes for an $800 million bond to repair or replace aging buildings.
The five incumbents seeking re-election have drawn challenges from district...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Gov. Rick Scott visits Broward on Friday for a ribbon cutting ceremony for a project that opened two days ago -- and that started under his predecessor former Gov. Charlie Crist.
He’s the headliner for what his office, and transportation...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Eighteen city candidates in Broward County – including three mayors – won automatic election Friday because no one filed to run against them.
Mayors Richard Kaplan of Lauderhill, Jack Brady of North Lauderdale and Michael Udine of Parkland...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Original post | 4:42 p.m. April 19
Updated | 7:58 p.m. April 19 and 12:58 p.m. April 21
Hundreds of Broward Democrats – included many elected officials and local party leaders – turned out Saturday and turned up with major enthusiasm for...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:00 PM
A pet should never be put to sleep by Broward County animal officers just because its owners can't afford to pay a county fine or fee to retrieve it, county officials say.
County commissioners Tuesday asked staff to draft a law that would give Broward...