FORT LAUDERDALE’S 2018 MUNICIPAL PRIMARY – VOTE JANUARY 16TH!

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My Picks Originally Published in the January  2018 editions of Harbor News, The Landings News, Seven Isles News, Idlewyld Times, The Victoria Park News, Coral Ridge monthly, and Las Olas Community News. Some irreverently call it “the silly season,” others dismiss local political campaigns as an inconvenient distraction. Both views fail to recognize that local elections, and the people we chose to govern our …

Be Careful when a Naked Person Offers Shirt

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This Fourth  of July, I am reminded about my great-grandfather; Judge Lewis. One hundred sixty years ago, on November 30, 1856, Judge Albert W Lewis was born into a Quaker farming family in Clinton County, Ohio. The family moved to  Saline County, Illinois, during the Civil War, while Albert was still a boy. After a brief career as a school teacher, …

HONEYBEE MICRO APIARY PLATFORM (MAP)

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Broward Honeybee Micro apiary Platform (MAP) Overview Broward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2010, the population was 1,896,425, making it the second-most populous county in Florida and the 17th-most populous in the United States. Its county seat is Fort Lauderdale. Area: 1,323 mi Population: 1.839 million (2013) Unemployment rate: 4.8% (Apr 2015) Colleges …

Fasten your seat belts Fort Lauderdale

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“Fasten your seat belts, it’s going to be a bumpy ride” Bette Davis 2017 promises to be an active year for citizen involvement in Fort Lauderdale. Many Fort Lauderdale voters will recall that last year at this time, a group of city residents were collecting petitions asking for a moratorium pending an infrastructure and traffic analysis and plan.  Their petition …

Messy Divorce of Rick Scott and David DiPietro

In Broward Health, Corporate Management, Original Content, Physician Contracts by Dan Lewis2 Comments

This week, a judge struck down Florida Governor Rick Scott’s suspension of David DiPietro & Darrell Wright and in an ironic twist – the Judge was right. (Scott Wrong to Boot Appointee for Malfeasance-Judge Rules – Miami Herald, Judge-To-Scott-Reinstate-Suspended-Broward-Health-Chairman – Local 10, Di-Pietro-Reinstated – Sun Sentinel)  While any reader of the blog this past year would find ample grounds to …

Broward Health Gawkers!

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Too often too many of us carefully stand on the sidelines hurling criticisms at the players (in this case usually the Board Members) without offering any constructive solutions to the problems presented. I would like to dedicate this post to some suggestions and perhaps, some superficial arguments on their behalf.  However, do not judge the suggestions merely on my supporting …

Dr. Nabil El Sanadi – Rest in Peace!

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Dr. Nabil El Sanadi died unexpectedly this past weekend in what the police reported was an apparent suicide.  It is likely that the official cause of death will be consistent with conclusions by the police.  Dr. El Sanadi recently underwent a triple bypass surgery and some notable cardiac physicians told me that patients going through this procedure sometimes experience depression. …

Updated. Million Dollar Secret Attorney/Client Meeting Transcripts!

In Broward Health, Corporate Management, OIG, Original Content, Physician Contracts by Dan Lewis2 Comments

Broward Hospital District Shade Meeting Transcript – August 20, 2015 As the result of my public records request (click to see request), today I received a partial response in the form of the paper court reporter transcripts for a number of shade meetings in re:  Attorney/Client Meeting to discuss matters of litigation pending before the US District Court in which …