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  • Sweeping Riverside County corruption probe includes charges against 4 of 5 San Jacinto council members [Updated]

     
    Riverside County prosecutors today announced a 155-count indictment in a large public corruption investigation that includes charges against several elected officials. The indictments target nine people, including four of the five members of the San...
  • H.S. friend: Rothstein could have won American Idol

     
    Back after a day off and don???t know where to begin to catch up on Rothstein-palooza. Ready, set, go: --I???ve been in touch with all sorts of people connected to Scott Rothstein, the former Fort Lauderdale attorney whom the feds......
  • Commissioner's "T.S." message raises eyebrows

     
    Palm Beach County Commissioner Jeff Koons raised eyebrows Tuesday with a two letter abbreviation aimed at a crowd of residents raising concerns about the effectiveness of the county???s proposed ethics reforms. ???T.S.,??? Koons told the residents...
  • Ethics reforms tweaked again, vote coming Tuesday

     
    With a final vote on new ethics reforms coming Tuesday, Palm Beach County government lawyers have tweaked the rules to try to give more independence to a new proposed county watchdog. County commissioners on Dec. 1 gave preliminary approval to......
  • Roots of South Florida corruption: Apathy, complexity

     
    I wrote about the latest corruption wave that???s devoured Broward in my Sunday column, but I didn???t get to unload all my thoughts in print. Namely, what has allowed things to deteriorate to this point? Feel free to offer your......
  • County Commissioner 'embarrassed' by former colleagues

     
    Tony Masilotti, Warren Newell, Mary McCarty: Three former county commissioners who ended their political careers with federal corruption charges. So you can see how County Commission Chairman Jeff Koons might be embarrassed. He served with each of them....
  • Bruno indicted

     
    We noted earlier reports that Joe Bruno might be indicted. It's happened. Story here. Indictment here. He faces eight counts of public corruption for depriving constituents of "honest services," a charge frequently used in federal political corruption...
  • That D'Amato moment: One of those lasting images

     
    It might have been more fun during that press conference/filibuster on Friday to see Long Island???s Alfonse D???Amato, the former Senator, whose lobbying clients have ranged from developers to on-line gambling interests to bus operators, take a cue from....
  • Old Scandal Leaves Commissioner Leery About Marina Talk

     
    Past scandals prompted County Commissioner Addie Greene to try to rein in the praise one of her fellow board members kept heaping Tuesday on a Lake Park development proposal. When County Commission Chairman Jeff Koons couldn???t stop gushing about the.......
  • Letterman: Blago on Tuesday's Show

     
    First he gets impeached, and then he goes to the Letterman roast - Letterman, who has absolutely blasted the guy mercilessly for three weeks, at least. This was just announced and here's the relevant graf (s) from the press......
  • Ethics Lessons Planned for Palm Officials

     
    An upcoming seminar for Palm Beach County elected officials could be titled: How To Stay Out of Jail 101. In the midst of an ongoing federal corruption investigation of local elected leaders, a workshop is planned Feb. 27 to offer......
  • Nonpartisan concerns prompt league president to step down

     
    Pamela Goodman today stepped aside as president of the Palm Beach County League of Women Voters, deciding that the nonpartisan post didn???t jibe well with her Democratic Party-backed push for the vacant county commission seat. Goodman, of Gulf Stream,...