| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, has long been known for her tenacious style.
A softer side of Bogdanoff was on display in a recent rundown of her rematch against Democratic state Sen. Maria Sachs. They’re set for do-over of...
| 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...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Palm Beach County inched closer toward becoming slot-friendly on Monday.
Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, told fellow members of the Senate Committee on Gaming that she is amending a sweeping bill that would add two casino resorts to South Florida. She...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Florida's dalliance with Las Vegas-style casinos is back on, with a state leader saying he'll propose a bill next week.
Garrett Richter, chairman of the Senate Committee on Gaming, said Monday that he favors destination resorts in Broward and Miami-Dade...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Space Coast Rep. Tom Goodson is being accused by his Republican primary challenger of not living in the district he represents, a claim his campaign has labeled as "desperate political attacks."
And as lawmakers have moved to tighten residency...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:41 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- It may not be enough to know economics or physics anymore. Lawmakers want to make it mandatory for high-schoolers to take a financial literacy course teaching them how to manage money and protect their credit scores.
Sen. Dorothy Hukill,...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:03 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Tuesday.
Here's what we're reading today.
* The Sun-Sentinel covers yesterday's hearing on the House health plan.
* The Orlando Sentinel reports that teachers are planning a lawsuit over a state evaluation...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 11:16 AM
A rematch could be coming, treating Broward and Palm Beach county voters to a replay of one of the most expensive, hard-fought and nasty campaigns of 2012.
It all depends on former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale. She's considering whether...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Visitors and residents love the quiet and the spectacular view that comes from parasailing over the Atlantic Ocean off the Broward and Palm Beach county coasts. But the experience can also turn deadly.
"I thought the worst thing that could happen is you...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Two Broward state legislators are citing last week’s parasailing accident in Panama City Beach as evidence to renew their push for new government regulation of the industry.
State Sen. Maria Sachs, a Boca Raton Democrat who represents part of...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:47 PM
On the day Florida’s new law banning texting while driving went into effect, a new effort began to toughen it.
State Sen. Maria Sachs, a Democrat who represents Broward and Palm Beach counties, launched the push Tuesday to toughen the new law....