| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:11 PM
For years, the proliferation of sober houses has been a source of frustration for city leaders and neighbors.
Both groups groused about the lack of regulation in place to govern sober houses, which are group homes that shelter people recovering from...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Broward Republicans and their new chairman are undergoing some critical self-analysis to avoid a 2014 repeat of last year's disaster when Republicans lost all the critical, contested races in the county.
One of their dreams: turning overwhelmingly...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Freshman U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel is a political winner, in the short-term at least, from this month’s partial shutdown of the federal government.
Her political position heading toward her first re-election next year has improved, thanks to...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Last week: A vote in Congress on military intervention in Syria got delayed because of a possible diplomatic resolution proposed by Russia. I have spent much of the week focused on the crisis in Syria. I had nearly 7,500 constituents on a listening...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Representative Lois Frankel is an experienced public servant with a strong record of bringing jobs and opportunity to South Florida. After serving 14 years in the Florida state legislature, including as the first woman Democratic minority leader, Lois...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Erin DiMeglio's turn as a history-making quarterback at South Plantation earned her plenty of national media attention.
Last month it also earned her a spot in the Congressional Record.
As part of Women's History Month, freshman congresswoman Lois...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:09 AM
After days of jetting around the country to sell his State of the Union proposals, President Barack Obama is following the path set by previous presidents — coming to South Florida for some R&R.
The White House has been mum about details, the...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Air-control facilities at the Boca Raton and North Perry airports are among 149 around the country that will be forced to close next month as a result of federal budget cuts through September, the Federal Aviation Administration announced on Friday.
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:36 AM
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, gave her first one-minute speech on the floor of the U.S. House at midday Tuesday.
She marked the 40th anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision in which the U.S. Supreme Court found a constitutionally protected...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 2:16 PM
LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA – To national Congress watchers, the Broward-Palm Beach County 22nd District race between Lois Frankel and Adam Hasner is one of the most important in the country.
It’s not necessarily that high a priority for voters...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:44 PM
It was mostly a time for celebration and sentiment on Monday as four members of South Florida held a ceremonial swearing in to mark their new terms in Congress. But there were also some somber moments and serious policy as participants marked the one-...