| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:07 AM
A Hartford charter school group under state investigation is being pulled from a Bridgeport public school that it was managing with state funds, education officials said Wednesday.
Bridgeport interim Superintendent Frances Rabinowitz said she intends to...
| 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...
| 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 5, 2014
| 10:40 AM
With County Commission elections right around the corner, money is flying.
Fund-raising prowess doesn't always equate to victory at the polls. (See former Sheriff Al Lamberti versus Scott Israel, 2012.) For one thing, incumbents have an advantage. For...
| 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...
| May 6, 2014
| 8:28 AM
You don't have to posses x-ray vision to know who is visiting your county commissioners and county staffers.
All you have to do is click here.
One of the benefits of the Broward County Code of Ethics is an online portal where anyone lobbying county...
| 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...