Hallandale freezes payments for city development, jobs programs citing waste & fraud

By William Gjebre
FloridaBulldog.org
Hallandale Beach City Manager Roger Carlton has ordered what could be a multi-million dollar freeze on all payments under two city jobs and business development programs, saying they “have lost their way.”

Report: Hallandale commissioner Anthony Sanders “engaged in pattern of misconduct”

By William Gjebre
FloridaBulldog.org
A preliminary report by the Broward Inspector General’s Office says Hallandale Beach City Commissioner Anthony Sanders “engaged in a pattern of misconduct” when he “failed to disclose payments” made to him and other family members by a community group which Sanders voted to give thousands of dollars in city grants and other funding.

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Report: ChildNet Broward is failing, ‘urgent’ need to fix county’s child welfare system

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
Burdened with high caseloads and mired in millions of dollars in debt, the lead agency in Broward’s child welfare system is failing. That’s the gist of a 15-page state task force report obtained by FloridaBulldog.org about ChildNet Broward, the nonprofit that received $67 million from Florida’s Department of Children & Families (DCF) this year to provide community-based child welfare services.

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FOIA lawsuit disputes 9-11 Review Commission effort to discredit sensational FBI report

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
Two blue ribbon government panels on 9/11, two approaches to public accountability. The 9/11 Commission held a dozen public hearings before issuing its report in 2004. Last year’s lesser known FBI 9/11 Review Commission was more secretive. A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday in Miami seeks access to its records that the FBI has refused to release.

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Broward’s Inspector General probes Hallandale Beach CRA – again

By William Gjebre
FloridaBulldog.org
The Broward County Inspector General’s Office has launched another inquiry into Hallandale Beach’s Community Redevelopment Agency, three years after finding the city “grossly mismanaged” millions of dollars in CRA funds.

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Broward County’s $18.9 million airport flip-flop and a new, secret whistleblower case

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
With little public discussion, the Broward County Commission has overwhelmingly approved an $18.9-million payout to airport contractor Tutor Perini to settle a bitter dispute about who was to blame for costly construction delays.

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Environmentalists blow whistle on state proposal to allow more toxins in state waters

By Francisco Alvarado
FloridaBulldog.org
Florida’s rivers, streams, lakes and coastal waters face a dramatic increase in the level of toxic chemicals that cause cancer and other serious illnesses under a proposal by the pro-business administration of Gov. Rick Scott to water down state environmental protections.

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Miami U.S. Attorney’s Office, FBI accused of spying on defense in Medicare fraud case

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
In a stunning twist in a long-running Medicare fraud case, both the Miami U.S. Attorney’s office and the FBI stand accused of spying on a defendant’s lawyer by illegally and secretly obtaining copies of confidential defense documents.

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28 pages and 80,000 pages: The hunt for a Saudi support network for 9-11 hijackers

By Dan Christensen
FloridaBulldog.org
Lawyers for the Florida Bulldog have asked a federal judge to award substantial attorney fees for years of efforts to obtain secret reports about the FBI’s post-9/11 investigation of Saudis in Sarasota with apparent ties to the suicide hijackers.

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Broward Health will start lobbyist registration in June, according to CEO

By Dan Christensen and Karla Bowsher
FloridaBulldog.org
As Broward Health’s board of commissioners dithered last week about how to implement a 12-year-old, yet newly discovered lobbyist registration policy, reform-minded CEO Pauline Grant said she would have a registration system up and running in June.

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Tainted water releases likely to continue even after Lake Okeechobee dike is refurbished

By Ann Henson Feltgen
FloridaBulldog.org
While Floridians are anticipating the completion of the renovation to the 75-year-old Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee during 2020, more water discharges, like those that occurred this winter, will likely be required after the work is complete, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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