Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief hired Florida Panthers lobbyist Michael Moskowitz to represent her in an ongoing ethics investigation.
The Florida Panthers and affiliated businesses have given thousands of dollars to the cousin of Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness.
Rep. Jared Moskowitz (D-97, Coral Springs) appears to be pursuing a new strategy to continue living outside the Florida House district he represents, even though the Florida legislature last week reaffirmed and clarified the Florida Constitution’s requirement that all legislators live within the districts they represent.
Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs received campaign contributions from an individual who attempted to hide his connection to the Florida Panthers, federal campaign finance records show.
The start of the 2013 Florida legislative session may have derailed a lavish fundraiser for State Rep. Jim Waldman (D-Coconut Creek) during an upcoming Justin Timberlake concert.
Florida politicians who falsely claim to live in the districts they represent are casting a wary eye on California, as Golden State prosecutors rack up fraud convictions for similar deceptive conduct.
Florida Attorney General candidate Perry Thurston continues to run afoul of state election laws, with the Florida Division of Elections finding 11 violations, errors and insufficient reporting incidents in Thurston’s December 2013 campaign treasurer’s report.
Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter used a lobbyist representing several clients with business before the Broward County Commission to notarize Ritter’s official financial disclosure forms filed with the Florida Commission on Ethics.
Just days after the Broward County Auditor blasted a controversial stadium proposal from the Florida Panthers hockey team, Broward County commissioners partied with the team’s president and its lobbyist at a Billy Joel concert.
Media Trackers Florida investigations into the residency of lawmakers have resulted in proposed legislation to force compliance with the state Constitution.