April, 2009 Category

Apr 30 2009

Courthouse Parking Cut By 250 Spaces

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Parking around the Broward courthouse is about to get harder.

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Apr 29 2009

Three Veterans Could Leave Finkelstein’s Office

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Broward Public Defender Howard Finkelstein is shouting “Help Me after three of his most experienced public defenders told him they want to leave his office to become a judge.

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Apr 29 2009


Apr 28 2009

Sunrise Developers Ready To Build Next To Everglades

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

The bulldozers are already warming up. 

 

Mayor Wishner votes against the Everglades

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Apr 28 2009

What We Meant By “Avoid Even the Appearance of Impropriety”

Filed under: Guest Column

(Pembroke Pines Commissioner Angelo Castillo served on the county’s charter commission, which considered ethics laws for the county government nine years ago.  Here Castillo discusses what type of ethics regulations are needed and why some of the laws being discussed go too far.)

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Apr 28 2009

Update: Take A Look At What They Want To Build Next To The Everglades!

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

The Sun-Sentinel had a dramatic picture of the towering project developers want to build on the edge of the Everglades. Read the rest of this entry »



Apr 27 2009

The Speech That Stopped Lobbyist Regulations Eight Years Ago

Filed under: General News

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BY BUDDY NEVINS

Read the following and you can almost hear the American Flag snapping in the wind and the Star Spangled Banner playing.

It a speech by lobbyist Bernie Friedman, who wrapped himself in the Constitution to fervently defend his business in a speech to county commissioners. Read the rest of this entry »



Apr 25 2009

Environmentalists: Planned Sunrise Development Threatens Everglades

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Sunrise is at it again and this time it could affect folks living far from his fiefdom.

Mayor Roger Wishner and his city hall drones are about to approve an office park, which would be shoehorned into land between the Sawgrass Expressway and the Everglades. 

Sheila Alu Is Fighting With Environmentalists Against Development

 

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Apr 24 2009

Jenne Gets On With His Life

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

Former Sheriff Ken Jenne is emerging after his harrowing stint in the pen.  Read the rest of this entry »



Apr 23 2009

Gerry Gunzburger, Husband Of Commissioner, Dies

Filed under: General News

The following obituary was written in part by Gerry Gunzburger a month before his death.  It was submitted to Browardbeat.com by the Gunzburger family. 

Following the obit is the e-mail Sue Gunzburger sent to her friends and associates announcing her husband’s death.

 Here it is without any editing:

 

Gerry Gunzburger,  retired businessman, chemist and husband of Broward County Commissioner Sue Gunzburger, died Thursday around 5 p.m.

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