| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Today's let's shine a spotlight on lobbyist Michael Moskowitz, the Parkland Democrat and neighbor of Commissioner Stacy Ritter, who's also the father of state Rep. Jared Moskowitz.
He's helping the write-in candidate in Kristin Jacobs' state House race,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Nan Rich has been running a political marathon: 250 campaign stops, 135,000 miles, 26 months.
But even as she prepares to officially qualify for the ballot Tuesday as a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, it looks more than ever as...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:10 AM
An alert reader has sent me another fundraiser invitation.
This one shows Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter, her husband the lobbyist Russ Klenet, her neighbor the lobbyist Mike Moskowitz, county superlobbyist John Milledge, lobbyist Stephanie...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:13 AM
County officials say they won't support a bailout of the Florida Panthers hockey team without a better financial return for taxpayers.
But the Panthers appear to have something else in mind.
In the depths of the 59-page contract proposed by the team...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter took to twitter Tuesday to express great concerns over the latest abortion restrictions moving through the Florida Legislature.
Ritter, a former member of the Florida House of Representatives, aimed some of her...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Original post | 4:42 p.m. April 19
Updated | 7:58 p.m. April 19 and 12:58 p.m. April 21
Hundreds of Broward Democrats – included many elected officials and local party leaders – turned out Saturday and turned up with major enthusiasm for...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Broward business leaders intensified their push for federal government support for Port Everglades expansion with a full-page ad in The Hill, the Washington, D.C., publication for political insiders.
The ad, headlined “South Florida’s...
| 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...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Broward County officials are attempting to figure out how the residents here might be affected by the federal government shutdown.
Click here for an itemized list of impacts.
Here's what Commissioner Stacy Ritter has to say about it, in an email:...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:08 PM
Get the latest results for today's federal, state and county races.
5852 of 6088 precincts reporting
Barack Obama 49.9% 3,977,167
Mitt Romney 49.2% 3,924,092
Gary Johnson 0.5% 42,123
Jill Stein 0.1% 8,382
Roseanne Barr 0.1% 7,708...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Rapper and entertainment industry mogul Jay-Z responded Thursday with a forceful rejection of the criticism he’s received from South Florida politicians over his visit to Cuba last week with his wife Beyoncé.
And the couple received support from a...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Perhaps County Commissioner Stacy Ritter never heard of Dale Carnegie, the famous self-help author, whose books included the huge best seller “How to Win Friends and Influence People.”
U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Lois Frankel...