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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsThree local officials have claimed top spots with the Florida League of Cities ??? kind of a Chamber of Commerce for local government. Boca Raton Deputy Mayor Susan Haynie, Jupiter Vice Mayor Todd Wodraska and Palm Beach Shores Commissioner Lisa......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsLatest proof that the presidential race is getting very tight: After initially rejecting a disaster declaration when Florida was swamped by Tropical Storm/Hurricane Irene in August, FEMA and the Obama administration have done an about-face and...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsDelray Beach Vice Mayor Tom Carney announced Wednesday at City Hall that he will be running for mayor in the upcoming March election. Carney, a local land use attorney, has served on the City Commission since 2011. Prior to serving......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County commissioners may opt for a weakened version of wage theft protections long-sought by local religious leaders for low-income workers, according to a new proposal going before the board Tuesday. For two years a coalition of local...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsA grand jury will look into Palm Beach County Inspector General Sheryl Steckler???s concerns about potential interference from local governments that she investigates, according to the State Attorney???s Office. Steckler in September asked the State...
Tags: Delray Beach, Ethics, Justice System, Lawyers, Trials
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsTwo years after scandal over the South Cove Natural Area forced Jeff Koons from office, the ousted Palm Beach County commissioner on Monday helped cut the ribbon on the new mangrove islands and boardwalk he championed. Koons, one of the......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County and the rest of Florida getting turned down for federal aid in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaac came as a surprising snub ??? especially given who signed the letter. The Federal Emergency Management Agency last week......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsIf Broward Mayor John Rodstrom has his way, one of the big parts of sweeping ethics reform approved by voters will be gutted -- the provision that bars county commissioners from serving on procurement/selection committees. Rodstrom's proposed change is...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County???s influential Voters Coalition snubbed the home-county candidate, Lois Frankel, and awarded its congressional primary endorsement to Broward???s Kristin Jacobs. Full details. In one of the county???s other high-profile races, the...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsFrom the Associated Press: A Boca Raton teen's determination to fight a state law limiting minors' political contributions culminated Tuesday in a federal judge's ruling that the limitation is an unconstitutional infringement on free speech rights. U.S....
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsA former judge who helped launch Palm Beach County???s Ethics Commission is stepping down from the watchdog board. Former Circuit Court Judge Edward Rodgers leaves the volunteer, five-member Ethics Commission effective July 1, according to his resignation...
Tags: Ethics, Punishment, Trials, Riviera Beach, Values
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County staffers are recommending against major charter changes that would shift the local balance of power more toward the County Commission. County commissioners are considering asking voters in November to change the county charter, which...
Tags: Voting, Local Elections, Elections
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