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Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsWhen I first heard that Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca wanted to take a second job with a startup firm that seeks to outsource government jobs as "director of business development" and that he asked the state ethics commission about whether......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsChristmas doesn???t bring a holiday from Palm Beach County???s gift rules for local government officials and employees. That???s the message this week from the county???s Ethics Commission, which is spreading the word that rules limiting gifts from...
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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County???s new inspector general contends her first year of investigations into local government produced a $2.4 million "return on investment" for local taxpayers. Inspector General Sheryl Steckler on Wednesday released her first annual...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsSplitting the peanut ??? Peanut Island, that is ??? turned into the solution Tuesday to a Palm Beach County Commission political fight over territory that doesn???t include any actual voters. The commission decided that Peanut Island, the popular park...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County???s new countywide lobbyist registry, approved this week, seeks to create more transparency for those paid to influence local government. County government has long had a lobbyist registry and the County Commission on Tuesday agreed to...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County government and business leaders converge on Tallahassee Wednesday for a day-long lobbying blitz aimed at the Florida Legislature. Timed with the beginning of the legislative session, the lobbying trip seeks to push for local issues...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsFirefighters and the governor are adding some extra attention to Palm Beach County???s annual lobbying push in Tallahassee. Palm Beach County government and business leaders have converged on Tallahassee today for a lobbying swing intended draw the...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County State Attorney Michael McAuliffe announced Tuesday that he would not run for re-election. McAuliffe, a Democrat elected in 2008, said he abandoned his re-election because plans to take a private sector position that he would not...
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel Blogs9:55 p.m. -- OK, time to put a ribbon on this puppy (I don't know what it is about election nights, but they always make me talk like Dan Rather): It was a big night for Mitt Romney, who hopes......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County commissioners Tuesday agreed to plug a potential $400,000 hole in the Inspector General???s budget that came from a coalition of cities refusing to pay for the new corruption watchdog. More than 70 percent of Palm Beach County......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsIt was a brief spat Tuesday, but the exchange illustrated the rising tensions on the Boynton Beach commission, which was split on a vote of no confidence for Interim City Manager Lori LaVerriere earlier this month. That's when Commissioner......
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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsDays after Commissioner Marlene Ross supported fellow Commissioner Steven Holzman's motion for a vote of no confidence for Interim City Manager Lori LaVerriere, Ross tried to find a silver lining in the dark cloud over the city. Holzman, at......
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