Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Steven Glassman Blew Off Concerned Residents After Taking Big Campaign Contributions From AIDS Healthcare Foundation Employees & PAC Tied To AHF Lobbyist

Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Steven M. Glassman (D-Selfie) cancelled a meeting with concerned Rio Vista residents after receiving large campaign contributions from AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) employees and a political committee tied to a former AHF lobbyist. Last summer, Rio Vista asked Glassman to take a “walking tour” of the proposed site of the AHF apartment […]

Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis Enjoys Fancy Weekend Lunch With AHF Attorney and Director

First, the good news. It appears Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis did not spend the long MLK holiday weekend soaking up the sun on some distant beach. Nope, Mayor Dean Trantalis spent his Saturday morning working on City business. And now the bad news, City records show Trantalis enjoyed a fancy lunch discussing AIDS Healthcare […]

Fort Lauderdale Board Members Fail To Disclose Ties To AHF Before Voting In Favor Of “Trantalis Tower” Appeal

When the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Board of Adjustment held a marathon meeting to hear the appeal by AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) over its controversial “Trantalis Tower” project, two members failed to disclose ties to AHF which might give rise to an appearance of a conflict of interest. Late last year, the City Attorney affirmed […]