| May 1, 2014
| 8:26 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- A Florida House deeply divided on ideological grounds voted Thursday to open the door to allow some illegal immigrants who have lived in the country long enough to obtain law licenses from the Florida Bar.
House Speaker Will Weatherford,...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Finding the money to fund the pensions of Boynton Beach city employees is a matter of concern for city officials.
Mayor Jerry Taylor wants the city to be proactive and think of alternative options to get employees their pensions without costing the city...
| Aug 13, 2014
That was County Commissioner Steven Abrams' overall assessment of how the Palm Beach County has recovered from the Recession.
"The major issue continues to be restoring economic prosperity to Palm Beach County," said Abrams, whose District 4...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:49 PM
There is a forgotten contest in this year's U.S. midterm elections. Actually, there are 435 of them: the races for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Thanks to shifting population patterns and redistricting, the Republicans start with an...
| Aug 6, 2014
With three-year contracts up on Sept. 30, the city is conducting collective bargaining sessions with police and firefighters' unions.
And even with cutting public safety costs a stated priority of the new Boca Raton City Council, both unions are...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Cultivating Boca business is now at the top of the city's to-do list.
After a three-day marathon of goal-setting meetings that ended Friday, one of the council's chief priorities is getting the Houston's Restaurant built on city-owned property at the...
| Aug 9, 2014
People who rely on public transportation to get to work and school need buses that run on time.
To make sure that happens, Palm Beach County will soon try out a system that keeps traffic signals green for buses long enough for them to get through an...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:59 PM
A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's overhaul of Baltimore's police and fire pension system, but left open avenues for the unions to keep fighting.
"I'm certainly pleased with the court's ruling," Rawlings-Blake...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:36 PM
Train commuters looking to get off in Boca Raton could have two stops to chose from in the not-too-distant future.
A long talked about second Tri-Rail station in the city is closer to reality because more money has been found to help pay for the $18...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:37 PM
ROCKY HILL — It was a battle of resumes Sunday morning as the three Republican candidates for lieutenant governor sought to convince voters that they are the best qualified for the job.
Penny Bacchiochi, a state representative from Stafford, and...
| Jul 22, 2014
Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA), in conjunction with Delray Beach Magazine, will toast the summer with "Tastemakers of Delray Beach."
The sixth annual culinary event will take place Aug. 7 and 8 from 5 to 10 p.m., when 13 downtown...