Developer Gave $50K For Pet Project Plus Campaign Cash To Hallandale Beach Commissioner Days After Mega-Project Vote

Michele Lazarow Asked Developer For $50,000 For Two Additional Bus Shelters Throughout the last election, City Commissioner Michele Lazarow promised to bring “honesty” back to Hallandale Beach government. Following her victory on November 8, Lazarow said, “Tonight, we turned the page to a new chapter….After the ugliest election cycle in our city’s history, I am …

Shadowy Political Committee, Gaming Industry Bet Big Bucks On Broward Commissioner Steve Geller

“Public Service,” a shadowy political committee funded by local and national gaming companies, did not limit its influence to the recent Hallandale Beach city commission races. Last week, REDBROWARD exposed the role Public Service and its founder, Evan Ross played in the campaigns of Hallandale Beach Commissioners Michele Lazarow and Anabelle Taub. In addition to …

Shadowy PACs Funded By Gaming Industry Backed Hallandale Candidates

Despite being dubbed as corruption-busting reform candidates, several Hallandale Beach candidates were backed by shadowy political committees funded by local and out of state gaming interests. In the final weeks of the November campaign, Commissioner Michele Lazarow railed against the Diplomat Hotel for spending money to defeat her. On Facebook, Lazarow said, “The Diplomat is …