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  • About Frank Ortis

    About Frank Ortis
    Mayor Frank C. Ortis has been a resident of Pembroke Pines since 1977 and has a long history of service to his community. Mayor Frank C. Ortis has had more than 18 years of experience as a civic leader.  His first municipal appointment was in 1994.  After...
  • Some TV stations rise to challenge of covering Baltimore's bloody summer

    Some TV stations rise to challenge of covering Baltimore's bloody summer
    On Thursday morning, I read a Page 1 article in The Baltimore Sun that featured Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake saying how sad she was about the “state of our community.” She was referring to the shocking run of 29 shootings and 10 deaths in...
  • Mayor, Pratt exchange gifts -- but what?

    Mayor, Pratt exchange gifts -- but what?
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Comptroller Joan M. Pratt spent the better part of last year in heated political disputes, but by Christmastime, the two city leaders exchanged gifts. They just can't agree on what was exchanged. The mayor reported...
  • Baltimore water bills could rise by 15 percent

    Baltimore water bills could rise by 15 percent
    Customers of Baltimore's water system would see their water bills go up 15 percent — more than expected — under a proposal the Department of Public Works announced Monday. The projected rate hike follows years of increases and will bring a...
  • Antonio Villaraigosa's goals for L.A. and beyond

    Antonio Villaraigosa's goals for L.A. and beyond
    In a corny old movie, they'd illustrate this bit with pages flying off a calendar: Antonio Villaraigosa has about 10 months left as mayor of Los Angeles, and although his name is bruited about for higher office, City Hall is where he says wants to be. Not...
  • Allentown mayor signs anti-sequestration letter

     
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has joined more than 100 mayors nationwide in signing a letter to Congressional leaders warning that federal budget sequestration could have a harsh effect on city economies. The letter, dated Sept. 21, was sent on behalf of...
  • PA mayors sign onto letter saying sequestration is a threat to metro economies.

     
    Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Allentown chief executive Ed Pawlowski are among the urban mayors who have signed onto a letter to Congressional leaders warning that federal budget sequestration could have a harsh effect on the nation's metro...
  • Bully for Buddy

     
    The U.S. Conference of Mayors sent a letter recently to the leaders of both parties in Congress (Reid, McConnell, Boehner and Pelosi), urging them to come up with a budget deal that avoids the $1.2 trillion in across-the-board spending cuts scheduled to...
  • Talk back: Antonio Villaraigosa for president?

     
    Despite a steadily increasing national stature since he was first elected mayor of Los Angeles in 2005, Antonio Villaraigosa says he's not interested in the Oval Office....
  • Vice President Joe Biden in Orlando Friday to talk to mayors

     
    Vice President Joe Biden will be in Orlando Friday to give the keynote address to the annual national conference of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The convention, of mayors from throughout the country, runs Wednesday through Saturday at the Loews Royal...
  • Biden urges bipartisan support for infrastructure, city relief

     
    Vice President Joe Biden addressed the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Orlando with a sometimes-fiery 34 minutes speech, calling for Congress to work across party lines and help cities with infrastructure and other support. Biden said that a lot of issues...