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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsA grand jury will look into Palm Beach County Inspector General Sheryl Steckler???s concerns about potential interference from local governments that she investigates, according to the State Attorney???s Office. Steckler in September asked the State...
KickingTiresIt turns out that teenagers have been listening to the warnings about the dangers of drinking and driving. According to the Center for Disease Control, teenage drinking and driving is on a major decline, falling by 54% during the past......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsIf Broward Mayor John Rodstrom has his way, one of the big parts of sweeping ethics reform approved by voters will be gutted -- the provision that bars county commissioners from serving on procurement/selection committees. Rodstrom's proposed change is...
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsAs the Broward County Commission gets set to meet today, the big question: Will John Rodstrom find enough votes to get his controversial ethics-code gutting proposal passed? (UPDATE AT 4:10 P.M.: The answer is no. The commission discussed the proposal.......
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 blogsA former judge who helped launch Palm Beach County???s Ethics Commission is stepping down from the watchdog board. Former Circuit Court Judge Edward Rodgers leaves the volunteer, five-member Ethics Commission effective July 1, according to his resignation...
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 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...
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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsUpdate at 3:50 p.m.: Just spoke to Aronberg. "My only comment is that although we???ve had our differences, Mike McAuliffe brought passion and dedication to the office of state attorney and I have a lot of respect for the people......
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...
Tags: Lawyers, Prosecution, Palm Beach County, Ric Bradshaw, Elections
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsAs part of the effort to weaken Broward's tough new ethics code in some local municipalities, are some officials distorting the truth to rally support for their cause? I ask because it seems salary-disclosure requirements might not apply to appointed........
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