Florida Supreme Court Affirms Governor Ron DeSantis’ Authority to Suspend Former Broward Sheriff Scott Israel

From The Office of Governor Ron DeSantis: Today, the Florida Supreme Court issued an opinion affirming Governor Ron DeSantis’ authority to suspend former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel for neglect of duty and incompetence.   “Today’s Florida Supreme Court opinion leaves no doubt of my authority as Governor to suspend a government official for neglect of …

Judge Destry Latest Broward Pol Violating Florida Campaign Laws

Circuit Court Judge Matthew Destry is the latest Broward politician violating Florida elections laws. Florida Statute Section 106.09(1)(a) states, “A person may not make an aggregate cash contribution…to the same candidate or committee in excess of $50 per election.” According to the law, anyone who accepts more than $50 in cash, “commits a misdemeanor of the first degree.” …

Broward Judge Jay Hurley Refunds Illegal Contributions

Broward County Judge Jay Hurley has refunded the illegal campaign contributions he accepted before becoming a candidate for office. REDBROWARD reported Hurley violated Florida elections laws by accepting campaign contributions before he became a candidate for elected office. Hurley filed his Form DS-DE 9 with the Broward Supervisor of Elections Office (SOE) on April 10, 2015. …