| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:47 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott isn't convinced that Citizens Property Insurance Corp. should have rebuffed his request for an international travel ban, even if the overseas trips were part of a $3.2 billion deal that saved the state-backed insurer...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:12 PM
THE VILLAGES — Char Zopfi choked up when she passed by the Field of Flags Memorial Display, above and below left, honoring those who died on 9-11.
"I felt like crying for the souls who perished that day," said Zopfi, 73, secretary of the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Some say a university president’s primary function is to raise money. Others aver that an academic is best suited to steer an institution of higher learning to greater heights of excellence.
FAU has had its share of academic leaders —...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Comments from South Florida political leaders on the death Thursday of former Gov. Reubin Askew.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee (full statement below).
Via Twitter: "My thoughts are with...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Gov. Rick Scott repeatedly sidestepped questions about the hottest political question in South Florida, the presidency of Florida Atlantic University.
The presidential search became a political issue over the weekend when the state’s chief...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The political world is buzzing over the competition between two of South Florida’s most prominent Republicans who are competing for the presidency of Florida Atlantic University.
Though the candidacies of Jeff Atwater and George LeMieux are...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:15 PM
State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater of North Palm Beach raised $106,388 for his campaign account in January, bringing the total for his re-election bid to nearly $1.3 million, according to newly filed campaign-finance reports.
Almost all of...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich raised $20,748 in cash for her campaign account in April, while also receiving $34,583 in in-kind contributions, newly filed reports show.
Rich, a former Senate minority leader from Weston, is far behind...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:03 PM
In another ripple effect from Florida Atlantic University's moves to select a new president, state Sen. Jeremy Ring, D-Parkland, is thinking about running for state chief financial officer this year.
"It's certainly way too early to rule it out. I've...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:55 PM
For fans of politics, there's a pinch of CNN. For foodies, there's a dash of Cooking Channel. For devotees of both, there's a Florida-grown blend that outfits some of the state's most prominent politicians in aprons and arms them with knives or whisks....
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The date is set and invites are circulating for the Palm Beach County Mayor’s Ball – a black tie event intended to raise money for the homeless.
New Palm Beach County Mayor Priscilla Taylor pushed for holding the gala, scheduled for March 8,...