Bob Butterworth is something of an avuncular elder statesman of Florida politics, brought in to mend fences and rout corruption when something's amiss. The former attorney general and Broward sheriff served a stint as Sunrise mayor after that city was plagued by scandal in the '80s; after the head o ... More >>
This week's issue includes a four-story special report from Village Voice Media about SB 1070, the Arizona immigration law that both casts criminal suspicion on anyone who looks Latino and transforms local law enforcement officers into immigration investigators. It's featured nationally because it i ... More >>
Photos by Stefan KamphSouthwest Ranches Mayor Jeff Nelson, ICE Director Gary Mead, and CCA exec Tony GrandeMike Machak, who has the unenviable job of public affairs manager for prison contractor CCA, stood at the door of the Southwest Regional Library in Pembroke Pines, looking at the line of opp ... More >>
Margate political powerhouse and consummate deal maker Jack Tobin, who died Tuesday at the age of 69, will be laid to rest Friday. He's remembered with near reverence by many who knew him, even those who also knew the rather unseemly nature of his long political career as a state legislator, Ma ... More >>
Well, the state's Education Commissioner is sending an inspector general down to Broward County to look at the dysfunctional and corrupt embattled school board.
Let's hope they find a way to clean house.
Notter and JenJen bask in all their successThe state is involved thanks to the grand ... More >>
Flickr: NetfallsIn these times of health-care gouging, we can hardly blame middle-class families for skipping an annual checkup or for hoping that the pain, the nausea, the whooping cough will just go away on its own. Because who can afford to get sick?For Broward Health executives, physicians, a ... More >>
At about the 2:40 mark of this Sun-Sentinel video, you'll hear Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler complain about the lack of positive media coverage of the Broward County School Board. Then former Attorney General Bob Butterworth plays editor, questioning why the dailies didn't give more coverage to ... More >>