Posts Tagged ‘Jack Tuter’

Broward’s new Community Court looks to keep non-violent offenders out of jail

Monday, October 8th, 2018

By Noreen Marcus
FloridaBulldog.org
Broward has launched a new court to help keep non-violent lawbreakers out of jail. The “community court” is getting a jump-start with a $200,000 grant from the Center for Court Innovation, a nonprofit that supports outside-the-box solutions to problems within the justice system.
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Bondi’s office ducks questions about Waste Management deal as Broward recycling contracts expire

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office is ducking questions about why she never alerted Broward cities and consumers about pricing and other protections secured for them in 2015 in exchange for not opposing Waste Management’s $525-million acquisition of Southern Waste Systems and Sun Recycling.
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As Waste Management tightens grip in Broward recycling becomes costlier, endangered

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
Last month, Sunrise City Manager Richard Salamon fired off an ominous email to more than two dozen of his fellow municipal managers across Broward. The subject: solid waste disposal and single stream recycling. The urgent message: “most of us are facing the reality we don’t have anyone lined up to accept our recyclables in 2 ½ months.” That’s as of July 3.
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For Broward’s homeless, jail is often the lesser evil

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

By Noreen Marcus
FloridaBulldog.org
David Ortiz, 33, chose to spend New Year’s weekend in Broward County Jail rather than return to the streets of Fort Lauderdale.
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Broward chief judge leads push to release from jail nonviolent poor who can’t make bail

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
Concerned that poor people charged with minor, nonviolent offenses who can’t post bond are clogging the jail at taxpayers’ expense, Broward Chief Judge Jack Tuter is spearheading a push to release more of them before trial.
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