| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Ethics restrictions prohibiting local elected officials from accepting anything of value – a cup of coffee, a glass of wine or a meal – from lobbyists, vendors or anyone else with business before them are much too restrictive for Hollywood...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:35 AM
11:20 a.m. | Original post
12:34 p.m. | Updated with response from Florida Jobs First
Florida Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, slammed the political tactics employed by Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross on Friday, suggesting that the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:07 AM
State Rep. Jim Waldman has one pretty clear message regarding his 2016 candidacy for Florida Senate: Everyone’s behind me, so nobody else ought to bother running.
(Memo to former State Sen. Skip Campbell, who held the seat until he was forced from...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The school year has hardly started, and the first bullying-related fatality has made headlines.
On Aug. 27, 15-year-old Bart Palosz of Greenwich took his life, apparently after unrelenting bullying made the thought of another school year unbearable....
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:26 PM
More than 600,000 voters in Broward and Palm Beach counties are shut out of some elections this year, deprived of any say in who will run key parts of county government and represent them in the Florida Legislature.
It's all very legal. The culprit is...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 8:36 AM
Democratic activist and community organizer Sean Phillippi will join the county payroll in a month, as an aide to incoming Commissioner Tim Ryan of Dania Beach.
Phillippi is behind the Awake Broward group, which you can check out on Facebook or Twitter....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 12:28 PM
Election Day isn’t until Nov. 6, but County Commission candidate Tim Ryan is a sure winner — so much so that he’s already hired his staff, met with county department heads and tackled, in small way, a vexing problem that infuriates...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober is the brother of Broward Circuit Judge Bernie Bober.
Broward’s Property Appraiser
is married to Geoffrey Cohen, Broward circuit judge.
Broward County Commissoner
| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Tim Ryan counts himself a friend of development.
Since his appointment to the Huntington Beach Planning Commission, the City Council candidate has not voted against a single project.
"I didn't vote no on anything," said Ryan, a consumer attorney who...
| Jan 27, 2012
A penny-pinching member of Congress is taking aim at the cost of producing one-cent coins. Rep. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio) has introduced the Cents and Sensibility Act to require pennies to be made primarily from American steel. He’s introduced a...
| Jul 19, 2012
There's a whole bunch of primary and local elections coming up on Aug. 14. Are you paying attention, and do you care? That's the question I have for voters. With the earliest summer primary ever set by the Florida Legislature,......