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Bal Harbour, best-known for its designer stores, fancy cars, boats and expensive hotels, is drawing focus of a different sort now.
Officials from state agencies and the U.S. Department of Justice met Thursday to discuss whether that’s the case, which would be a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
There were verbal fireworks Thursday morning at the normally subdued Bal Harbour Village Council meeting as outraged residents demanded answers after the village’s police department was banned from a federal forfeiture program by the Department of Justice and told to turn over more than $4 million in seized drug money.
A challenge to Florida’s new election rules has been withdrawn by a Democratic state senator and two nonpartisan groups.
More than 30 counties in the state of Florida will not hold the maximum amount of early voting hours, according to Secretary of State Kent Detzner. But, those counties not taking part in full voting hours will not include Broward, Palm Beach, or Miami-Dade.
After months of legal battles, the Obama administration has agreed to a proposal that will cut the number of early voting days in five Florida counties covered by the federal Voting Rights Act.
Dressed simply and not wearing any jewelry, Kimberly Rothstein, wife of convicted Ponzi scam artist Scott Rothstein, pleaded not guilty in federal court to charges of money laundering, witness tampering and obstruction of justice.
The wife of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein has been arrested and charged for their role in an alleged plot to conceal and dispose of assets in connection to the case.
After months of planning and legal battles, the state of Florida has succeeded in cutting the early voting hours in all of the counties in the state.
It has been argued that “granny” might not be able to vote if they make her have a voter ID. But seriously, why all the concern about taking the extra measure of a voter ID to make sure that every vote cast in a United States election is a legally qualified vote, including “granny’s”?