| Oct 22, 2014
Early voting for the Nov. 4 midterm election started Monday and ends Nov. 2.
Hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. The only early voting site in the city of Boca Raton is the old library building at 200 NW Boca Raton Blvd. The building sits on the...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:54 AM
I write in praise of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, even though I will vote against her. I write in praise of Florida Senate candidate Ellyn Bogdanoff, even though I hope incumbent Sen. Maria Sachs defeats her.
A brave Muslim girl whose full name I...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Stung by the Nov. 4 election, Florida Democrats are turning to two Central Florida leaders, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and former Orlando police Chief Val Demings, to try to figure out what went wrong.
The duo will lead a task force examining the machinery...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 12:56 PM
A few weeks ago, I wrote about rampant voter apathy in Florida. Now, I'm beginning to understand why so many people are so indifferent here. With early voting nearly complete, and Election Day itself imminent, it's impossible to turn on the TV without...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Voters across South Florida began casting their ballots as soon as the polls across the region opened at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, stopping on their way to work, to school or just arising early to perform a civic duty.
After the number of voters arriving at...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:55 AM
A bill that would prohibit now-legal abortions prior to the third trimester is headed to Gov. Rick Scott for his signature.
The Senate, on a party-line vote of 24-15, passed the bill Friday morning. It would redefine viability and also would eliminate...
| May 1, 2014
| 4:13 PM
After falling silent for nearly a month, a bill that would impose stricter rules on commercial parasailing operators passed through both the Florida House and Senate Thursday and now heads to Gov. Rick Scott for his signature.
Two Pompano Beach...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Nan Rich, defeated this week in the Democratic primary for governor, got lots of praise Thursday from the man who defeated her, Charlie Crist, as well as the Democratic Party leaders she fumed against for more than a year for helping Crist win the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Epileptic children who suffer from debilitating seizures would be able to legally turn to a non-smokable, low-THC variety of medical marijuana for relief under a measure given final approval by state senators Monday.
Named after a Colorado child, the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:39 AM
More than a dozen Broward Democratic Clubs are joining together for a Labor Day picnic.
The clubs are providing hamburgers and hot dogs, and people are asked to bring a dish to share and drinks.
They’re also supposed to bring their own chairs...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 11:39 AM
She entered the race late, but former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff is demonstrating her past prowess as a fundraising juggernaut.
During the two-week period from July 5 through July 18, Bogdanoff raised an eye-popping $85,520. The latest figure, which...