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 […]

Richard DeNapoli Campaign Newsletter Sent To Broward Republican Committee Email List?

An email touting the campaign of former Broward Republican Executive Committee Chairman Richard DeNapoli appears to have used an official email list of BREC members. Entitled “Making It Happen,” the email offers the basic information regarding DeNapoli’s bid for the Florida House District 74 seat. DeNapoli wrote, “I am very excited to launch our campaign […]

Rico Petrocelli & Robert Levy Co-Hosted Plantation Party Behind State Ethics Charge

Plantation Councilman Robert “Doc Bob” Levy co-hosted the Controversial 2007 “holiday party” which lead to State Ethics charges against Broward GOP chairman Rico Petrocelli (P.I.). Documents from the Florida Commission On Ethics show Petrocelli admitted violating Florida Statutes “by soliciting donations from individuals or entities that lobbied the Plantation City Council.” Petrocelli admitted he accepted […]