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  • This Fla House Candidate’s Ad Stinks!!!





    Steve Perman’s latest ad mailed to voters in State House District 96 stinks.

    That’s the point!

    Voters can stratch-and-sniff on a portion of the ad and experience the smell of  Wheelabrator Technologies’ huge landfill, which lies along Florida’s Turnpike in North Broward.

    The landfill, nicknamed Mt. Trashmore, periodically plagues the east [...]

    From at August 21, 2014, 11:31am in News, Politics
  • Weston Accused of Mismanagement After Huge Overbilling Scheme Uncovered

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    After discovering that Weston had overpaid as much as $260,000 in one year for tree trimming, the Broward Inspector General accused the city of “gross mismanagement.”

    The IG in a preliminary report also accuses long-time City Manager John Flint of a cover-up, hiding the suspected fraud from the city auditor.

    The [...]

    From at August 20, 2014, 6:28pm in News, Politics
  • Mayor Jack Seiler’s Vote Agt Same Sex Marriage Still Haunts Him

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    Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler’s vote against a ceremonial resolution supporting same sex marriage has come back to haunt him.

    Check this out in front of City Hall:


    Seiler voted “no” in June on a resolution supporting same sex marriage. His vote, in one of the most LGBT [...]

    From at August 20, 2014, 2:41pm in News, Politics
  • Activist: Force Elections Chief Snipes To Retire

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    Criticism of Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes is increasing, with at least one leading Democratic activist calling for her forced retirement.


    Brenda Snipes

    Andrew Markoff wrote this on the website called “Dr. Brenda Snipes is now in her early 70′s, and she may be retiring pretty soon. If not, she [...]

    From at August 20, 2014, 2:05pm in News, Politics
  • Ad Slamming House Candidate is Full Of Lies

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    The trashiest flyer of this cycle — aimed at State House District 100 candidate Joe Geller – is also the one with the biggest obvious lies.

    Paid for by a Pensacola-based committee, the piece states: “Geller’s Big Time Donors Have Done Hard Time.”

    Then it goes on to mention former [...]

    From at August 19, 2014, 4:14pm in News, Politics
  • Broward Demos To Endorse Medical Marijuana

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    Broward County Democratic Party endorsed the medical marijuana amendment unanimously on Tuesday, surprising even the pro-pot Chair Mitch Ceasar.

    “I knew it would pass, but I thought we would have one or two dissenters,” Ceasar said. “It was unanimous in the management committee and then unanimous in the full [...]

    From at August 19, 2014, 3:05pm in News, Politics
  • Early Voting Dirty Tricks Hit Black Community

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    Once again, someone is violating the election laws by passing out palm cards without the required disclosure.

    This was going this weekend in the African-American community outside at least one early voting polling location.

    This card may violate the rules governing judicial candidates which forbids them from partisan campaigning.  The [...]

    From at August 18, 2014, 4:55pm in News, Politics
  • Early Voting Pix: No. 3

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    This is the third group of pictures early voting submitted by readers:


    (From the top: School Board member Heather Brinkworth’s son Daniel, 7, campaigns for his mother;  Broward Democratic State Committeeman Ken Evans handing out literature for Circuit Judge Steve Feren; Judicial candidate Jonathan Kasen, wife Sharon and their son [...]

    From at August 18, 2014, 7:58am in News, Politics
  • Early Voting Pix From Readers: No. 2

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    Here are more pix taken by readers of early voting:


     (From the top: Judicial candidate Claudia Robinson and her daughter outside a polling place; a plane towing a banner advertising judicial candidate John Contini flies over Broward; Campaign volunteer Caroline Penland campaigning for Circuit Judge Steve Feren at the Emma [...]

    From at August 17, 2014, 11:35am in News, Politics
  • Pix From Browardbeat Readers: Early Voting

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    The temperature is in the 90s and the turnout  is light, but that didn’t stop candidates and their supporters from flocking to every early voting site in Broward County.

    Here are some pictures :


    (From top to bottom: Judicial candidate John Contini, voting on Saturday in Coral Ridge Mall; Northwest [...]

    From at August 16, 2014, 3:44pm in News, Politics
  • School Bonds’ Fuzzy Math Doesn’t Add Up: Administrators Admit Millions of Dollars In Mistakes!

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    The School Board meeting this week brought back memories.

    Memories of the fuzzy math from the fuzzy minds of school administrators.

    Memories of the past broken promises.

    Discussing the $800 million in proposed bonds, Superintendent Robert Runcie’s top staff made a jaw dropping admission: They have little idea what the planned [...]

    From at August 15, 2014, 7:28am in News, Politics
  • Huge, Upscale Charter Planned For Parkland

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    Parkland parents won’t have to wait for school improvements promised if an $800 million bond referendum passes.


    Michael Udine

    A leading charter school company has an option on 10 acres in Parkland to build a huge upscale facility for up to 2,000 students, according to Parkland Mayor Michael Udine.

    “It’s [...]

    From at August 14, 2014, 10:00am in News, Politics
  • Bogdanoff Wins Second Public Safety Endorsement In A Week

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    Ellyn Bogdanoff has snared her second major public safety endorsement in a week in her quest to win back her state Senate seat.


    Ellyn Bogdanoff


    The Professional Firefighters/Paramedics of Broward County endorsed her Wednesday, following last week’s endorsement by the Professional Firefighters/Paramedics of Palm Beach County.

    The Broward group represents [...]

    From at August 13, 2014, 11:04am in News, Politics
  • Union Going Door-to-Door For Joe Gibbons

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    Some airport workers, who are getting woefully substandard wages through a loophole in the law, hope that state Rep. Joe Gibbons will be elected to the county commission and help them.


    Joe Gibbons


    The Service Employees International Union 32BJ are trying to help airport workers by  campaigning door-to-door for [...]

    From at August 13, 2014, 10:43am in News, Politics
  • School Bond Money To Bypass Most Needy Schools

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    Some east Broward high school students wade through foot deep puddles to get to class. Others learn in classrooms with falling ceiling tiles and exposed electrical wires.  Toilets don’t function.  Cafeterias are decaying.

    But in west Broward, the biggest problem is overcrowding.  High school students have classes in portables.

    So [...]

    From at August 11, 2014, 5:08pm in News, Politics
  • Broward Consultants Get Hands Dirty in Dade

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    Wouldn’t you think that Broward School Board member Abby Freedman’s political consultant along with DUI Judge Lynn Rosenthal’s consultant had enough to do in this election without messing in Miami-Dade County?

    Apparently consultant Amy Rose (Freedman and Broward County Commission candidate Mark Bogen) and Alain Jean (Rosenthal and judicial [...]

    From at August 11, 2014, 9:18am in News, Politics
  • Muslim PAC Endorses Broward Candidates

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    A Muslim civil rights PAC has embraced a slew of candidates in Broward County, where their endorsement could be the kiss of death in among some Democratic primary Jewish voters.

    Getting a nod from Emerge USA PAC include Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist, Circuit Judge Steve Feren; School Board [...]

    From at August 10, 2014, 3:19pm in News, Politics
  • Commissioners Asked To Support Gay Marriage

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    You don’t have to be psychic  to predict which way Broward County Commissioners will vote on gay marriage next Tuesday.


    Marty Kiar


    It will pass.

    Commissioner Marty Kiar has proposed a resolution to support marriage equality.

    The Commission has been among the most gay-friendly governments in the state for at least [...]

    From at August 09, 2014, 11:57am in News, Politics
  • Elections Official Forgets Candidate’s Name

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    County Commission candidate Alexandra Davis likes to live large at taxpayers’ expense.


    Alexandra Davis


    Davis has taken two summer junkets to Jamaica since taking office as a Miramar Commissioner in 2010. The cost to taxpayers — $1,320 in 2011 and $1,407 in 2013.

    The trips were to attend conventions on [...]

    From at August 08, 2014, 11:50am in News, Politics
  • School Board Member’s Attack Is Not Fair

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    School Board member Abby Freedman lashed out this week, charging that her opponent Bob Mayersohn had used mail advertising to attack her children.

    Is the piece accurate? I believe its a stretch because Mayersohn’s mailer did not attack Freedman’s children.

    As you can see below, Mayersohn only pointed out what [...]

    From at August 07, 2014, 10:27am in News, Politics
  • 1st Big Political Figure Opposes School Bonds

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    Pembroke Pines City Commissioner Angelo Castillo on Wednesday became the first high-profile political figure to oppose the $800 million school bonds.


    Elected first in 2004, Castillo said he opposed the bonds because they offer nothing to charter schools.

    If approved by voters in November, the bonds will pay for repairs, [...]

    From at August 06, 2014, 4:23pm in News, Politics
  • Attack Ad Traced To DUI Judge’s Campaign

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    Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal’s campaign has tried to hide her attack mail, but failed.

    In case you somehow were living in a cave and missed it, Rosenthal really shouldn’t be sending attack ads at all.

    She is the judge busted earlier this year for DIU and running into the Broward [...]

    From at August 06, 2014, 12:46pm in News, Politics
  • Demo Candidate Has Support Of GOP Groups

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    If you can judge a person by who he hangs around with, Florida House candidate Ben Sorensen has problems with fellow Democrats.

    Running in the Florida House District 100′s  Democratic primary to replace term limited state Rep. Joe Gibbons, Sorensen has been endorsed by three groups more familiar to [...]

    From at August 06, 2014, 7:18am in News, Politics
  • School Bonds Polling Hits Broward

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    Broward voters were asked in a lengthy telephone poll on Monday if they back $800 million in new school bonds.

    A Miami survey firm was making the calls, but there was no indication of who footed the bill.

    The questions included roughly 10 negatives and 10 positives about the school [...]

    From at August 06, 2014, 4:09am in News, Politics
  • Former Broward GOP Chief Blasted As “Liberal”

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    Being from Broward County is no political resume builder in any other part of Florida.

    Richard DeNapoli, the county’s former GOP chief, is quickly finding that out.

    DeNapoli, enbroiled in a primary fight for state House in Sarasota after leaving Broward, is being branded as having a “liberal Broward County record” [...]

    From at August 05, 2014, 2:38pm in News, Politics
  • Governor Appoints Two New Judges

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    Gov. Rick Scott appointed on Monday two new Broward judges with connections to the State Attorney’s Office.

    Scott named to Broward County Court:

    *Kal Le Var Evans an assistant state attorney best known for successfully prosecuting Matthew Bent in 2012 for his part for attacking and burning a child.

    *Daniel Kanner, a [...]

    From at August 04, 2014, 10:33pm in News, Politics
  • Committee Formed To Sell School Bond Includes Lobbyists

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    Citizens for Safe & Modern Schools.

    Doesn’t that just role off your tongue?

    According to a social media report, Citizens for Safe & Modern Schools is the new political action committee that will try to sell the public on $800 million in new school bonds.

    Can’t you already smell the stench [...]

    From at August 04, 2014, 7:41am in News, Politics
  • Judicial Candidate’s Campaign Coordinator is Disbarred Lawyer

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    Imitation is said to be a form of flattery.

    Apparently imitation can also get you a job.

    Judicial candidate John Contini’s campaign coordinator is a disbarred attorney.  The campaign coordinator Lee Cohn got disbarred for impersonating….John Contini.


    John Contini



    Here is the story:

    While Cohn was already suspended from practicing law for 5 years, [...]

    From at July 31, 2014, 3:26pm in News, Politics
  • School Board Candidate Fined For Late Filing

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    Better late than never for School Board candidate Hubert St. Clair.

    St. Clair finally disclosed this week how he paid his filing fee.  He filed the proper documentation – more than a month late.

    It seems St. Clair paid the $1,637.28 to run in School Board District 7 from his [...]

    From at July 31, 2014, 9:58am in News, Politics
  • Judicial Candidate Takes Off Gloves

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    Frantz “Jahra” McLawrence has come out swinging.

    In a move unusual for judicial candidates, McLawrence worked over his opponent Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal in a flyer mailed to voters.

    Judicial races are traditionally more sedate. Candidates shy away from personal attacks on opponents because they fear retribution from the Florida [...]

    From at July 29, 2014, 6:57pm in News, Politics
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