Category: South Florida

Staff ReportsMarch 6, 2018

Former University of Miami President Donna Shalala is running to replace retiring Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, according to paperwork filed with the Federal Election Commission. Shalala, a Democrat, served as Health and Human Services secretary under President Bill Clinton. Well-known in the region, Shalala, 77, is considered a top choice for the Democratic nomination. With access to the Clinton family’s big-pocketed donors, […]

Drew WilsonFebruary 28, 2018

In a Wednesday email Democratic House District 93 candidate Emma Collum called Republican rival Chip LaMarca “cowardly and AWOL” for his failure to vote for gun resolutions before the Broward County Commission. “Commissioner LaMarca’s ridiculous claims of technology failure at two critical moments during the commission meeting are shameless. I refuse to blame Boost Mobile […]

Peter SchorschFebruary 25, 2018

Republican Bill Hager, the chairman of the appropriations committee in the Florida House which will be asked to budget as much as $500 million to bolster the state’s school safety programs, gun laws and mental-health initiatives, is calling on Gov. Rick Scott to remove Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel. Israel is under intense scrutiny after Coral Springs […]


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