Politics/Elections

BCC Briefs for May 1, 2018

BCC Briefs for May 1, 2018

At the May 1, 2018, Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board took the following action: Ag Reserve – approved an agricultural land management interlocal agreement with the Palm Beach Soil and Water Conservation District (PBSWCD) for a three-year period from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021. This will continue PBSWCD’s management of county-owned property within […]

Talk of the Town: Apple’s new $100 billion stock buyback is 333 times the amount it has promised its employees in a one-time bonus

Talk of the Town: Apple’s new $100 billion stock buyback is 333 times the amount it has promised its employees in a one-time bonus

In the latest evidence that the Trump-GOP tax cuts were never intended to help working Americans, stock buybacks climbed to $387 billion yesterday, which is 58 times more than the $6.7 billion that corporations have announced or Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF) estimates will go to workers through one-time bonuses or pay increases. Apple’s announcement […]

League of Women Voters of PB County Invites People to Three Timely & Informative Events During May & June

League of Women Voters of PB County Invites People to Three Timely & Informative Events During May & June

The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County is inviting the public to two upcoming Hot Topic Luncheons  and one Cool Topic Discussion during May and June. Both of the luncheons will be held at the Atlantis Country Club, 190 Atlantis Blvd. in Lake Worth, while the discussion will be held at The Palm Beach Post Auditorium, 2751 S. Dixie Highway […]

Talk of the Town: How are corporations spending the Trump Tax Cuts?

Talk of the Town: How are corporations spending the Trump Tax Cuts?

Today Americans for Tax Fairness released the latest updates on the Trump Tax Cut Truths website detailing how businesses are spending their tax savings since the passage of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. The updates include a searchable map allowing you to easily find out how corporations headquartered in each state are spending their tax savings, […]

City of WPB announces Mobility Study Findings

City of WPB announces Mobility Study Findings

At a Mayor-Commission Work Session on April 30, 2018, the City of West Palm Beach– along with nationally known cities expert and mobility consultant Gabe Klein– presented the results of its mobility study, including the Okeechobee Corridor Study, the Downtown Parking and Transportation Demand Management Study, and the Citywide Bicycle Masterplan. The Mobility Plan establishes a […]

Summary of Palm Beach County Commission  on Ethics Special Meeting Held on April 16, 2018

Summary of Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics Special Meeting Held on April 16, 2018

The Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics (COE) took the following actions at its special meeting held on April 16, 2018. Two complaints were heard in executive session. The complete files for the following other cases are published on the COE website athttp://www.palmbeachcountyethics.com/complaints.htm and the video is available at http://www.palmbeachcountyethics.com/meetings.htm   C17-038:  After considering the investigative report, probable cause […]