| 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...
| 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...
| 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-...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 6:41 PM
– There's nothing like an empty seat in Congress to get politicians dreaming of moving to Capitol Hill.
"An open seat is like throwing chum into the open ocean," said Ron Mills, a South Florida Democratic activist and political consultant. "The...
| Aug 10, 2012
For candidates in Tuesday's party primaries and nonpartisan elections, no one is more powerful than Jim Demarest of Fort Lauderdale, Susan Freeman of Dania Beach, Susan Goldberg of Boca Raton or Deborah Nix of Delray Beach.
Not the contributors with deep...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 6:22 PM
An hour for a crash course on hospital economics. Another hour learning what South Florida's ports and the tourism industry need to thrive. The time to listen to a high school freshman describe how he was harassed because of his sexual orientation.
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Two of freshman U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel's top staffers have come through the "revolving door" to work for her.
Her chief of staff and legislative director both did lobbying for public sector unions, according to a review of hiring decisions made by new...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Congresswoman-elect Lois Frankel would like to see new gun safety laws, but she thinks the objective will be extraordinarily difficult to achieve.
“I definitely think there should be stronger gun safety laws, including prohibiting the sale...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:40 AM
— If the 18 people brought together Monday by two Broward and Palm Beach County members of Congress could rewrite the nation's immigration law, they would stop deportations, prevent exploitation of people living in the U.S. without permission by...