Fort Lauderdale Commissioners Collect Campaign Contributions During Coronavirus Shutdown

COVID 19 press conference 3/13/2020 On March 13th, Mayor Dean Trantalis issued the first of several emergency orders to bring the City of Fort Lauderdale into compliance with the CDC’s “social distancing” rules to combat COVID-19. This order cancelled all city events, recreational programs and sports leagues across the city. Trantalis’ initial order also cancelled […]

Dean Trantalis’ Campaign Advisers Lead Parade Of Water Company Execs & Bankers Through Fort Lauderdale City Hall

Top campaign advisers for Mayor Dean Trantalis (D-Hapless) guided an entourage of water company and investment bankers through Fort Lauderdale City Hall this week. As REDBROWARD exposed last week, two key Trantalis advisers, Eric Johnson and James Blake MacDiarmid, are registered lobbyists for Suez/Fort Lauderdale Water. This New Jersey-based company is the latest contestant in […]

Company Repped By Mayor Dean Trantalis’ Campaign Adviser Lands Lucrative Deals For City Of Fort Lauderdale Police Station; Parks Deal Next?

From left, James Blake Diarmid, Mayor Dean Trantalis and Commissioner Steven Glassman While another part of Fort Lauderdale drowned under a sea of poop and raw sewage, a company represented by one of Mayor Dean Trantalis’ key campaign advisers landed deals rebuilding the City of Fort Lauderdale police station and (coming soon?) parks. Last week, […]