A lot of people didn't think it was fair that while his wife was hit with felony corruption charges for voting on a grant that benefited him, Richard Rubin seemingly got off scot-free after he and other officials gamed the Town of Southwest Ranches for millions of dollars. The RubinsWell, no ... More >>
Rick Scott never rests. Every day, he comes up with another assault on the senses of good Floridians. Scott, right, and his apparent alter ego.Today, in another example of Scott's incredible disdain for all that is good and holy, the governor appointed attorney Linda Robison to the Florida ... More >>
Historical artifact: An invitation for a fundraiser Ilene Lieberman held for Talabisco to kick off her 2006 election. I think it's safe to say we now know the primary reason Broward County Commissioner Ilene Lieberman was, quite literally, out of commission recently for se ... More >>
There is no bigger believer in the power of activists in Broward County than the Pulp. When watchdogs in the media fail (which happens more frequently than you can imagine), their hard work and perseverance have helped to bring one scandal after another to light. Russell Rand speaks at a recent ... 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 >>
The Rothsteins with Dan Marino and, at right, restaurateur Tony Bova.Bova Prime, that Las Olas staple of chic, appears to have closed its doors for good this week. But before it did, Bova hosted a gathering May 20 for members of Emerge Broward, the popular young professional's organization. The p ... More >>
Sun-Sentinel This shot by Mike Stocker should have won a Pulitzer.The top ethics official in Florida penned a letter asking a federal judge to show leniency for former Broward County Board Member Beverly Gallagher, who has pleaded guilty to bribery and other federal charges that ... More >>
davidmaymon.comDavid MaymonThe list of candidates for the Broward Health board is full of attorneys, contractors, politicians and health-care business owners. They are vying for at least one open seat -- the one formerly belonging to Maureen Jaeger, who left this fall to join George Lemieux's U.S ... 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.
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
Ritter & Klenet sounds like a lobbying firm
Does Stacy Ritter's lobbyist husband swing her vote?
Confronted with evidence of influence peddling, a school board member tearfully claims she'll quit her job.
Vice Mayor Eggelletion's golfing and business buddy stands to profit from county land deal
Real estate squabble puts Broward school board member in a snit
Democrats and Republicans, blacks and whites, have banded together for one simple reason: to stop Ken Jenne from becoming Broward's first strong mayor.
How Jim Kane transformed himself from a special-interest lobbyist into a lobbyist who's also Florida's best-known political pollster
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.
Broward's leading reform candidate discovers that money really is the root of all influence
Two Broward superpowers are squabbling over legal black eyes and personal vendettas. For taxpayers it's a $400,000 feud worth watching.