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  • Politicans need to choose: Lobbying or public office, not both

     
    The topic of my Tuesday column was upcoming ballot initiatives in three Broward municipalities to undo strict new ethics rules that took effect Jan. 1. It stems from the reluctance of some local politicians, namely Wilton Manors Mayor Gary...
  • Free screening of ???Bullied??? in Coral Springs Monday

     
    [There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] As part of its anti-bullying initiative, Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti and Capt. Rick Wierzbicki will present a screening of “Bullied” in Coral...

    Are ethics code foes distorting the truth?

     
    As part of the effort to weaken Broward's tough new ethics code in some local municipalities, are some officials distorting the truth to rally support for their cause? I ask because it seems salary-disclosure requirements might not apply to appointed...

    Palm Beach County lobbying trip takes aim at Florida Legislature

     
    Palm Beach County government and business leaders converge on Tallahassee Wednesday for a day-long lobbying blitz aimed at the Florida Legislature. Timed with the beginning of the legislative session, the lobbying trip seeks to push for local issues...

    Firefighters' fundraiser gets ethics OK, with difficult restrictions

     
    The good news ??? Palm Beach County???s new ethics rules don???t prohibit firefighters??? annual roadside fill-the-boot fundraiser for handicapped children. The bad news ??? When firefighters walk to waiting cars at busy intersections they better bring...