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In Fort Lauderdale and around the country, there’s an increasingly desperate demand forskilled tradespeople.

Broward County Commissioner Steven Geller regularly meets with business and education leaders, as well as families, to find ways to “reinforce the importance of shop class.” “I believe one of the greatest problems of the United States is the hollowing out of the middle class,” Geller says. “I’ve been pushing for what I call ‘mid-skill’ …

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Broward commissioner targets election smear campaigns

Tired of dirty election campaigns? So is a Broward commissioner, who says it’s time to hold candidates accountable again if they smear their opponents with false claims. The task would be given to a nonpartisan fair campaign practices committee, which would investigate complaints against local election campaigns and censure candidates who aren’t truthful in campaign …

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Republican health insurance plan isn’t short on problems

Anyone who’s spent any time studying health care knows — as President Donald Trump now knows — the issue is incredibly complicated. And though it’s unclear what all’s in the final Republican Health Care Plan (RHCP), here’s the problem with some of its proposals. Policies are complicated. Many people don’t know the details of their homeowner’s, …

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