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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County commissioners on Tuesday decided not to try to make their meetings "campaign-free zones," avoiding a potential First Amendment showdown over rules against what people can say or wear in the commission chambers. The proposal, originally...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPublic participation at Palm Beach County Commission meetings could be scaled back in a move to speed up meetings. The proposal going before the commission Tuesday (May 16) is the second time this month that the commission has considered limiting......
Tags: Political Campaigns, Elections
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County government???s past debts equate to about $1,620 for each resident, according to the county clerk???s annual financial report released Tuesday. Clerk & Comptroller Sharon Bock highlighted the county???s $2.1 billion in debt in her...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County Commissioners on Tuesday agreed to consider holding their meetings when more working residents can actually attend. Commissioner Jess Santamaria called for the County Commission to at least hold one board meeting a month in the evening...
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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsThanks but no thanks was the answer Tuesday from the Palm Beach County Commission when its Ethics Implementation Advisory Committee asked to stick around for another six months. The committee was created after the County Commission in December 2009...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsThe last big, public opportunity for the public to present issues to the Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation before the spring lawmaking session in Tallahassee is set for Thursday. The delegation will consider local bills ??? proposals for narrowly...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County commissioners agreed Tuesday to start holding some meetings at night to try to make it easier for working residents to attend. The first night meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. April 5. Attendance could determine how often......
How much independent sampling and testing should the county do on fill that is being dumped in The Acreage? And how much of that should be entrusted to the private firm doing the dumping? Those were the issues raised to the Palm Beach County...
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsIn the latest round of political musical chairs, Delray Beach City Commissioner Mackenson ???Mack??? Bernard announced Friday he will be running for District 84, the seat state Rep. Priscilla Taylor, D-West Palm Beach, is leaving to run for Addie Greene??...
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsDuring a day of political bluster and finger pointing, environmental activist Marc Silverstein of Boca Raton used silence to deliver his message to the Palm Beach County Commission. On Tuesday, commissioners discussed a state grand jury???s...
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Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsFormer Delray Beach City Commissioner Mack Bernard claimed District 84???s seat Tuesday with 59 percent of the vote, or 702 votes. His opponent, Cedrick Thomas, earned 40 percent of the vote, or 478 votes. Bernard, 33, began his political career......
Tags: Delray Beach, Government, Public Officials
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsThe Palm Beach County Commission Tuesday made long-serving Commissioner Burt Aaronson the new chairman at the board???s annual reorganization meeting. As chairman, Aaronson will run the commission???s meetings, serve as the lead representative for the...
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