Cal Deal Wild Art: Sheriff Al Lamberti at a pill mill protest Friday at the Galleria in Fort Lauderdale. Also pictured: Broward Commissioners Chip LaMarca (left of Lamberti) and Kristin Jacobs (far right). Thanks to Cal Deal for the photo. Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter may be in t ... More >>
Want to live like a Ponzi schemer? Buy Joel Steinger's house. SteingerSteinger, the felon behind the giant Mutual Benefits viatical scam, is facing federal fraud charges. As I told you this morning, he's on house arrest while he awaits his day in court, assuming it will ever come af ... More >>
[UPDATE: Stacy Ritter has posted a somewhat surreal YouTube video press release on the elections commission charges. See it above. Caution: There's a weird kung fu movie lag between the audio and video.] The Florida Elections Commission found probable cause this morning to ... More >>
The Broward Commission will build a courthouse, even if voters don't want it and there's no good way to pay for it.
A county selection committee today chose a Brazillian firm called Cepemar Environmental Services to take over the tank field at Port Everglades. It's a big deal -- and already reeks of undue influence by a key lobbyist. The firm, represented by lobbyist Bernie Friedma ... More >>
The Wasserstrom conviction should have at least a few pols shaking in fear — but, hey, this is Broward
When it comes to the specter of corruption, the Ritter-Klenet-URS connection has it all
Broward Commission, lobbyists ooze coziness
Does Stacy Ritter's lobbyist husband swing her vote?
Mara Wants "Transparency" Mayor Mara Giulianti, after decades of being against any type of ethics in government at all, has finally seen the light. In her "Facets of the Diamond" column in the puffy South Florida Sun-Times the Hollywood honchess breaks the news that she is now recommending a new "E ... More >>
Things are changing in Southwest Ranches, but the outlaws are in charge
A group of political opportunists is cashing in on the rural town of Southwest Ranches
Either Ilene Lieberman's timing is miraculous or...
John Coleman's dance with developers lost him popular support. But will that stop him from spoiling the mayoral race?
Who do you trust?
A Hollywood insider plans war on City Hall
In Hollywood, developers profit. You pay.
Democrats and Republicans, blacks and whites, have banded together for one simple reason: to stop Ken Jenne from becoming Broward's first strong mayor.
Grant-writer Maurice Connell has become a well-paid institution in Hollywood. How? The politics of power and money.
An F in economics. That's what the Broward County school board earned when they rushed to fire construction firm Church and Tower, only to be sued for millions.
Political battles in the city are making it hard for developments like Turtle Nest Suites to win approval. Enter Alan Koslow.
John Coleman and his fellow reform candidates in Hollywood face an uphill battle against mayor Mara and Co.