Social Distancing? Mayor Dean Trantalis Met With Lobbyists & Campaign Adviser At City Hall During Lockdown

For the last two months, non-essential Fort Lauderdale businesses have been shuttered. Residents have been ordered to shelter in place unless buying food or seeking medical help. Fort Lauderdale schools and parks are deserted. Yet, it appears “government lobbyists” are an essential business in the eyes of Mayor Dean Trantalis. According to official meeting logs, […]

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, […]

Sarahnell Murphy Campaign Hiding Ties To Donald Trump & Controversial Broward Lobbyist From Voters?

Sarahnell Murphy wants to replace Michael Satz as the next Broward State Attorney. When she kicked off her campaign last month, her husband Richard Merlino was quick to tell voters she was a longtime Democrat. Merlino’s social media post was more than moment of partisan pride. For weeks, Democrat insiders discussed Merlino’s numerous Facebook posts […]