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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsTwo years after scandal chased Jeff Koons from the Palm Beach County Commission, he returned Tuesday to speak for the first time at a commission meeting. Koons came back to voice support for a long-stalled West Palm Beach development deal......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPublic speaking can be scary enough. But add a sheriff???s deputy standing within arms??? reach as a warning against potential bad behavior and it can take that nervousness to a whole other level. Members of the public started complaining of......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsThe Palm Beach County Commission may wade into constitutional law and take a stand on a controversial U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Bringing a Washington D.C. political fight to their West Palm Beach meeting chambers, county commissioners are considering...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsBusiness pressure on Tuesday squashed a proposed Palm Beach County wage theft law, which religious leaders long sought to help low-income workers recover overdue pay. For nearly three years, a coalition of local religious leaders urged the County...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County may be getting a mayor. Instead of calling the head of the seven-member County Commission the "chairman," commissioners are considering changing the moniker to "mayor." The change would be in name only, not adding any more duties......
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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County commissioners Tuesday chose Commissioner Steven Abrams as their new chairman. On the same day that new board members Hal Valeche and Mary Lou Berger joined the commission and commissioners Priscilla Taylor and Shelley Vana were sworn in....
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsTwo new faces and one incumbent selected by voters Tuesday night will officially take their place on the Palm Beach County Commission Nov. 20. That???s the day that Commissioner Shelley Vana will be sworn in for her second term and......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsA coalition of Palm Beach County religious groups came up short in its push for the County Commission this month to consider approving a long-delayed local wage theft law. Wage theft, where employers fail to pay what they owe, cheats......
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...
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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsThe fight over the future of Palm Beach County???s Agricultural Reserve goes before the County Commission on Tuesday. Residents living in neighborhoods that spread to prime farmland west of Boynton Beach and Delray Beach want permission to build charter...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsSea turtle concerns and an inspector general funding fight are among the topics getting prime time treatment from the Palm Beach County Commission Tuesday night. The Palm Beach County Commission meets at night Tuesday to try to boost public involvement......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County Commissioner Karen Marcus wants to make it harder to build on or sell off public land set aside for conservation or open space. Marcus proposes requiring a super-majority vote of the County Commission before publicly-owned property...
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