| 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 21, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Being a Broward County commissioner is a pretty good job, when it comes to payday.
Broward County commissioners are now making $95,523, an increase from last year's $92,097.
That's quite a bit more money than the median salary in Broward for a...
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Broward Circuit Court Judge John J. Murphy III chided elections supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes in a ruling in the write-in candidate case, saying she was not in compliance with a court order to open the primary to voters of all parties.
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:01 PM
With the August primary right around the corner, it’s time to revisit the race to raise money for the Broward County Commission elections in November.
Lisa Kohner Aronson, the mayor of Coconut Creek, has become the top money-raiser for District...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Broward County property values climbed for the third straight year since the devastating real estate bust, in the preliminary tax roll released by the property appraiser Wednesday.
The news was bright for all 31 cities this year, for the first time...