Boca Raton City Council

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Pembroke Pines Commissioners Approve Domestic Partnership Benefits

    It looks like Pembroke Pines is joining the likes of Palm Beach and Boca Raton in offering domestic partner benefits for its gay employees. After an independent firm's cost/benefits numbers were heard, the city's five commissioners unanimously agreed to extend the same benefits to employees in dome ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Boca Raton Finally Updates Domestic Partnership Health Insurance Policy

    Updating a 47-year old anti-discrimination policy, the Boca Raton City Council voted 4-1 to extend the full range of domestic partnership benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, to its municipal employees. The benefits also include a continuation of insurance coverage, funeral lea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Facebook Page Reveals FAU Advisor Fears Muslim Law, Gay Rights, Has Extreme Right-Wing Views UPDATED

    Roxanna Trinka is President/CEO of a company called Baseline Engineering. She's also a Director of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, an advisor to the school's College of Engineering, and served on Palm Beach County's Criminal Justice Commission. It's a free country. So there's no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    Tyler Morrison, Teenaged Gay Activist in Boca Raton, Has Twisted Family Life

    And you thought your family life was messed up. Tyler Morrison, a teenaged gay activist who amassed some local celebrity when the Boca Raton City Council placed him on its community relations board last year, abruptly resigned last week. His mom, Andrea Riggin, had ratted him out.

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Searching for Democrats to Run Corruption County

    Any Dems want to run against Steven Abrams?​After watching three Republicans on the Palm Beach County Commission head to prison on corruption charges, one might imagine local Democratic operatives corking champagne bottles in anticipation of next year's battle to fill the seat held by Republican C ... More >>

  • News

    September 16, 2004


    City Without Art

  • News

    April 24, 2003

    Out of Touch

    You press the screen. The machine tells you that your vote has been counted. But how can you be sure?

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    Out of 'Toon

    A muddled mission, an overbuilt home, and the indifference of Boca's blue bloods have brought the International Museum of Cartoon Art to the brink of cancellation