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Broward Teachers Union Vice President Gets Probation

Here is an update on our story regarding the growing campaign contributions scandal at the Broward Teachers Union. Public court records show Bernette “Bernie” Schultz got probation for a misdemeanor charge of campaign contribution violations. Sources told Media Trackers Florida this deal was struck in exchange for her cooperation in the ongoing investigations of former […]

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Let The Sunshine In

Ah Florida, the Sunshine State. Home to sun, beaches, Mickey Mouse, Shamu, tourists and electoral hi-jinks. You remember Bush/Gore 2000 don’t you? We do, so please spare us the “pregnant chad” jokes.  Many assume things must have gotten better in the last twelve years; Well… Florida has gone from chads to electronic voting machines and […]

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Cracks In The Union Label: Are Florida Teachers Tired Of Union Political Scandals?

by Tom Lauder and Chris Leggatt The Florida Education Association and the Broward Teachers Union are no stranger to scandal. According to the Florida Division of Elections, from 2009 til 2011 the Broward Teachers Union (BTU) has funneled $81, 000 to the Florida Democratic Party in Tallahassee. The BTU formed six political committees: BTU-Committee on Political Education, BTU-Local, BTU-Universal, […]

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Media Tracker Florida Goes Live!

In January of 2011, Media Trackers came online in Wisconsin.  Although not initially recognized as an investigative news source, the very first commentary laid the groundwork for the reporting, investigating, and exposing of corruption for which this website is now known. Digging deep into Union involvement in politics, the efforts to recall Governor Walker, as well events across […]

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