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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......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County commissioners may opt for a weakened version of wage theft protections long-sought by local religious leaders for low-income workers, according to a new proposal going before the board Tuesday. For two years a coalition of local...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsOutgoing Palm Beach County Commissioner Karen Marcus plans to launch a new push to stop development from eating up farmland west of Delray Beach and Boynton Beach. Less than a week before term limits force Marcus from office, the commissioner......
Tags: Delray Beach, Agriculture, Wildlife, Boynton Beach
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County missed its goal to finish counting votes by 3 p.m. Friday, with stacks of absentee and provisional ballots still to go as the state???s noon Saturday deadline loomed. Thousands of absentee ballots marred with printing errors have......
Tags: Local Elections, Politics, Elections, Voting
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsDragging into the fourth day of vote counting after Election Day, Palm Beach County at 4:45 a.m. Saturday finally finished tallying delayed results from thousands of absentee and provisional ballots. Slowed by the tedious process of counting stacks of...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsFormer President Bill Clinton will try to rally support for President Barack Obama today with an appearance at Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth. The campaign rally at the school???s Duncan Theatre starts at 8:30 a.m. and the president......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsHow does a county spend big bucks on a jail expansion that leaves the county with fewer jail beds than when it started? Just ask Palm Beach County, which has managed the trick with its recent troubled jail construction project,......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsMy colleague David Fleshler writes today about a heavy seaweed invasion at South Florida beaches, and the problems disposing it. Then I remembered the story my colleague Ihosvani Rodriguez wrote about the big towel that Miami artist Misael Soto has......
Tags: Fort Lauderdale
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsFrom the Associated Press: A Boca Raton teen's determination to fight a state law limiting minors' political contributions culminated Tuesday in a federal judge's ruling that the limitation is an unconstitutional infringement on free speech rights. U.S....
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsRepublican and Democratic party leaders in Broward and Palm Beach counties alike were excited ??? though for far different reasons ??? Mitt Romney picking budget hawk Paul Ryan as his running mate. The Wisconsin Republican serves as House Budget Chairman....
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsA new law requires Florida-chartered banks to report information to the state on any accounts that might be linked to foreign financial institutions supporting terrorism. Aimed at Iran, the law stemmed from efforts by the Jewish Federations in Palm Beach....
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