Maureen Dinnen

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Total Recall: Can It Happen in Broward?

    As we watch the images of the common folks -- and multimillionaire Norman Braman -- celebrating in Miami over the successful recall of Mayor Carlos Alvarez and Commissioner Natacha Seijas, it's easy to wonder: Can it happen here? Can the people in Broward County dump the co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    More School Board Investigation? Bring It On

    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 success​The state is involved thanks to the grand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Note to "Distressed" Dinnen: No More Tears

    Mike Stocker/Sun-SentinelScreen Capture: School Board Member Jennifer Gottlieb shoots a glance at Supt. Jim Notter as teacher Sharon Graham ripped into Notter over the grand jury findings at yesterday's school board meeting​From this morning's Sun-Sentinel: Meanwhile, board member Maureen Din ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2011

    Grand Jury Report: School Board Blew Hundreds of Millions of Taxpayers Dollars While In Lobbyists' Pocket

    Well, it's finally official. The Broward County School Board wasted hundreds of millions of your dollars while doing the bidding of a select group of contractors and lobbyists. You've been reading about that here for the past five years. Now the statewide grand jury has found the same thing.&n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Broward School Board Continues Lawyer Fiasco

    The Broward County School Board has a bad case of emeritus. You might think that after the stink caused by the Broward County School Board's plan to give outgoing Ed Marko a $266,000 salary to serve as general counsel emeritus (for the unwashed that's pronounced  ih-MEH-ri-tus, not really like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    When it comes to the poor Sun-Sentinel, old habits are hard to break. That newspaper followed the crushing handshake story yesterday afternoon and who was the lead witness the newspaper found? Stephanie Kraft. Indicted, deposed, disgraced still-clinging-to-public-life Stephani ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Last School Board Leak Cost Taxpayers Big

    Wild Art: Fox News-loving Republican Attorney General candidate Pam Bondi at the firing range​The apparently illegal leak of classified FBI information regarding Broward County School Board Member Phyllis Hope isn't the first time the school district has been caught in a political ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Attorneys Describe Legal Maneuvers by School District, Board Members After Gallagher Was Charged

    Beverly Gallagher​In the weeks that followed the announcement last September that Broward County School Board member Beverly Gallagher had been busted for taking bribes in an FBI sting, several of her colleagues got anxious. So did the school district administration. "The FBI was asking a lot ... More >>

  • News

    February 2, 2006

    That Fishy Smell

    Slooow Wins the Race in Boca

  • News

    November 18, 2004


    For Sale: Political Office