Broward League of Cities

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    "Blow Me," Cooper City Commissioner Lisa Mallozzi Tells Resident During Meeting

    Cooper City Commissioner Lisa Mallozzi didn't agree with someone at the commission meeting telling her something she disagreed with, so she gave a terse rebuttal to the person's remarks. And by "terse rebuttal," we mean she told this person to blow her. See also: John Sims, Cooper City Commissione ... More >>

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    March 13, 2012

    Keith London to Challenge Hallandale Beach Mayor Joy Cooper in November

    ​Hallandale Beach City Commissioner Keith London, who just might be Mayor Joy Cooper's least-favorite person in the world political arena, is set to challenge her in the November mayoral election.London has previously called out the mayor for spending wastefully, ignoring residents, and avoiding t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    If You Didn't Think The Broward League Of Cities Was Evil ...

    Commissioner Aaronson at the Broward League of Cities​Back in the heyday​UPDATE: Former Scott Rothstein partner Stuart Rosenfeldt has settled his $9 million clawback suit with the bankruptcy trustee for $1.6 million, according to the Sentinel. It's a convoluted situation. Apparently Rosenfeldt i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Habitat Director Steps Down Amid Corruption Charges Against Two Consultants

    Crush, at right, says Habitat had nothing to do with the arrests of Thrower and Hutchinson.​When the executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Broward County announced he was leaving the nonprofit last month, it ought to have been nothing but sad news. In his nine years in the post, Jason S. C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    He Still Has His Yacht, Right?

    Lobbyist Russ Klenet better hope things are going well in D.C., because the situation on the home front has deteriorated rapidly. The yacht, "Symphony," owned by Klenet and Ginsburg​Last night, the Sunrise Commission voted him right out of his $60,000-ish contract with  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Is Stephanie Kraft Working Off Time?

    It's a question that keeps popping up: Is Stephanie Kraft cooperating with law enforcement? I've never seen anyone so disgraced try to retain such a high profile. She's running around town, claims she's going to beat the nails-hard case against her, and is trying to maintain a presence in scho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Broward League of Cities Set to Drop Klenet

    The hits keep coming for lobbyist Russ Klenet. As if investigations regarding his work for Mutual Benefits fraudster Joel Steinger, a State Attorney's probe into his Broward County Commissioner wife Stacy Ritter's involvement with dirty developers Bruce and Shawn Chait, and civil charges stemm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Taking Sides: Who's Behind Amendment 4?

    Which Is the Lesser of Two Evils?​One of the fiercest battles to be waged this election year will be over Amendment 4, a citizens initiative aimed at putting decisions about growth in Florida back into the hands of voters. On November 2, we'll go to the polls, and essentially send our government ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Blind Faith in Attorney Raises Questions at Ethics-Plagued Hospital District

    It sure sounds like a nice gesture: Attorney Sam Goren's Fort Lauderdale firm gives pro bono legal work to the Broward League of Cities, the nonprofit organization through which the county's 31 municipal governments collaborate and work toward state and federal policies that serve their collective g ... More >>

  • News

    January 20, 2005
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    October 7, 1999

    Raising Kane

    How Jim Kane transformed himself from a special-interest lobbyist into a lobbyist who's also Florida's best-known political pollster

  • News

    July 17, 1999

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    July 8, 1999
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    May 14, 1998

    If at First You Don't Succeed, Get Hired by the City Again

    Consultants Hazen and Sawyer oversaw one the biggest utility failures in Fort Lauderdale history. So why does the city keep hiring them?