FP&L switch to energy-saving LED bulbs for Miami-Dade streetlights halted amid resident safety concerns

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org Miami-Dade elected officials have temporarily disconnected Florida Power & Light from switching sodium-based bulbs to LED

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Sweetheart deal for Ave LLC in the works at Miami-Opa locka Executive Airport; Vote set for Wednesday

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org A local developer who owes Miami-Dade County $1.8 million in rent and accused county elected officials

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LNG ‘freedom molecules’ coming soon to railroad tracks around the country

By Ann Henson Feltgen FloridaBulldog.org President Donald Trump plans to open up the transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) around

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Appeal court denies Waste Management’s bid to hide antitrust records

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org The public may soon get fresh insight into why federal and state antitrust authorities allowed Waste

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Waste Management uses lack of media coverage to argue its internal records should be kept secret

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Last month, Broward Chief Judge Jack Tuter ruled that Waste Management’s internal records about antitrust investigations

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When it comes to holding NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer accountable, Florida Senate ignores own rules

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org The Florida Senate is ignoring its own rules for how to conduct an investigation into whether

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Will it be back to the future to solve Broward’s trash and recycling crisis?

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Faced with a monopolistic trash disposal system and the decline of recycling, Broward County is about

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Fort Lauderdale DDA’s decline: from nurturing the rise of the city’s center to installing a mural on a city parking garage

By Noreen Marcus FloridaBulldog.org A bill to prolong Fort Lauderdale’s downtown taxing district for 20 years beyond its 2030 expiration

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Legislators seek investigations of Marion Hammer’s failure to disclose large fees from NRA

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Two state legislators filed formal complaints Thursday with the state, Senate and House oversight authorities seeking

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Documents, courtroom should be open to public in Waste Management case, Broward’s chief judge says

By Dan Christensen, FloridaBulldog.org Citing the public’s “right to know and to understand” the impact of Waste Management’s $525-million buyout

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Legislative ‘sprinkle’ adds extra half-million dollars to state senator’s nonprofit, quietly doubling state payout to Lauren’s Kids

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org In the waning days of the most recent Florida legislative session, it appeared the nonprofit agency

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NRA pays lobbyist Marion Hammer big bucks, but you won’t find that disclosed in Tallahassee

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org The National Rifle Association paid powerhouse Tallahassee lobbyist Marion Hammer more than a quarter million dollars

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Bye-Bye to Florida’s blind trust law and the protections it gave to Rick Scott and his vast wealth

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org To little notice last week, the Legislature voted unanimously to repeal Florida’s failed blind trust statute

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Broward halts probe of whistleblower’s complaint that port boss told him to clam up because ‘county auditors are not our friends’

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org After doing nothing for months, Broward administrators have shut down their investigation into a whistleblower’s complaint

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Rick Scott uses Senate seat to push legislation benefiting his investments in natural gas pipeline companies

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org U.S. Sen. Rick Scott is co-sponsoring a bill to expedite the exportation of liquid natural gas

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Taboo-busting case pits Fort Lauderdale bankruptcy judge vs higher federal courts

By Noreen Marcus, FloridaBulldog.org Judges rarely criticize one another in public. A judge hardly ever calls out a colleague for

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Broward bus ridership plummets as costs rise, authorities probe alleged scheme to hide buses

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org News that authorities are scrutinizing allegations of a scheme to hide buses from federal auditors comes

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Broward auditor: Poor port management led to public health issues and let workers use county gear to profit

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Broward’s independent auditor has slammed Port Everglades for poor management that resulted in public health and

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Bond issue rejected, but Pinecrest mayor will continue to look for ways to fund new water lines

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org Despite Pinecrest voters overwhelmingly rejecting the issuing of $15 million in bonds that would have connected

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Broward investigates alleged scheme by transit officials to hide buses from federal DOT auditors

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Two Broward transit workers fired last month for payroll fraud were allegedly part of a scheme

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Pinecrest water bond fight: ‘Entitlement’ for millionaire residents or ‘rip-off’?

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org A sharply divided Pinecrest is now voting on a $15 million bond issue that would give

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Friends of WLRN fires top executive amid turf war with public radio station boss

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org A turf war between the top executives of WLRN and its non-profit fundraising arm has ended

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A Streetcar Named Devour: Downtown Fort Lauderdale officials invested over $18M in quiet bet on WAVE ‘Loop’ they pushed

By Noreen Marcus FloridaBulldog.org Downtown Development Authority board members Alan Hooper and Tim Petrillo invested more than $18 million in

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Judge ‘leaning toward’ unsealing antitrust records, orders Waste Management to explain why they should remain secret

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org A Broward judge late Thursday gave Waste Management 10 days to explain in writing why internal

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Waste Management attorneys shut down court hearing after judge refuses to exclude reporter

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org For the second time in a week, attorneys for Waste Management on Tuesday halted a legal

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As Republicans move to scrap blind trusts, Democrat agriculture chief Nikki Fried launches one

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org After years of embarrassing news about mega-wealthy former Gov. Rick Scott’s financial conflicts of interest, state

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In secretive lawsuit, Waste Management’s lawyers shut down deposition of Broward’s top executive

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry was supposed to testify Thursday afternoon in a high-profile civil lawsuit

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