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The U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) cited West Palm Beach and 22 other jurisdictions for allegedly adopting policies that hinder cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration officials. West Palm Beach responded with a lawsuit meant to force the federal government to ...
The federal government's attack on California's “sanctuary state” laws is growing angry, grassroots heads. ... They're the conservative mirror to the wave of liberal sanctuary cities like West Palm Beach, Fla., and Dallas County, Tex., that have pushed back against their conservative home state's strict ...

During a 12-minute Saturday morning ride from Mar-a-Lago to his golf club in unincorporated West Palm Beach, Trump fired off a pair of tweets escalating his criticism of Amazon.com ... Trump also called The Washington Post a “lobbyist” for Amazon and said it should register with the federal government.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Spring break couldn't have come at a better time for Melania Trump. With fresh details spilling into the headlines daily about how Donald Trump allegedly cheated on her early in their marriage, the former model escaped the intense glare by spending the past week at the ...
Managing the Diabetic Patient for the Primary Care Practitioner, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Hilton Hotel West Palm Beach, 600 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Presented by the Palm Beach Diabetes & Endocrine Specialists, PA, in conjunction with the Palm Beach County Medical Society and the Palm Beach ...
Specifically, the federal government had been investigating whether West Palm Beach's Resolution Number 112-17 and related policies comply with Section 1373 of the U.S. Code, a federal law blocking local governments from restricting the sharing of immigration information with federal immigration.

A Palm Beach County advocacy group wants to offer identification cards that undocumented residents could use to access government services and avoid ... The Justice Department recently issued subpoenas to West Palm Beach after it adopted a “welcoming city” resolution that stated city employees ...
... one of the Republicans who hopes to succeed him, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, will visit West Palm Beach to discuss the opioid crisis. ... Putnam will visit the Palm Beach County Robert Weisman Governmental Center for a 2:30 p.m. roundtable on the opioid crisis with representatives of law ...
Weisman retired in 2015 after 24 years as county administrator. The county government center was re-named in honor of Weisman, who also had a street named after him. The two roads intersect in unincorporated Palm Beach County west of West Palm Beach. Sansbury has lived on the road named ...
Rick Roth, R-Loxahatchee, and Sen. Bobby Powell, D-West Palm Beach. Neither returned phone calls or ... “I think it's a question of whether the federal government will approve having essentially a 5th continental time zone,” Downing said. “Most of the semi-serious proposals at the federal level have been ...
Government agencies, political parties and Trump's own campaign have paid Trump's companies to golf at his private courses, party at Mar-a-Lago and ... The move placed the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach and golf clubs in suburban West Palm Beach and Jupiter under the control of Donald Trump Jr., ...
A special Stuart City Commission meeting scheduled for 4 p.m. has been canceled after commissioner Tom Campenni resigned his position, according to an email from the city. In a letter Campenni sent to the city attorney he said, "I was discouraged and appalled at the wasted $20,000 the Commission ...
Claiming it had become too costly to maintain as a National Historic Landmark, the government gave the property back to Post heirs who, in turn, sold it to Trump. ... An added perk for club members and area visitors is a 62-acre, 27-hole golf course and clubhouse Trump built in nearby West Palm Beach.
The piece is one of 44 works that will be shown Friday and Saturday during the Outside the Box installation art show at Whitespace The Mordes Collection in West Palm Beach. Courtesy of Agata Ren ... Several works address the environment, race relations and governmental policies. Fort Lauderdale artist ...
“To date, over 80 governmental entities nationwide have filed suit against opioid manufacturers, distributors, pharmacies, and/or doctors in both state and federal courts,” the report states. “Currently, no Florida government entities have filed suit and, to the best of our knowledge, the City of Delray is the only ...
In West Palm Beach, the city is continuing to increase safety measures at nearly all crossings in order to meet quiet zone requirements. But what about the crossings ... The federal government does not require these upgrades but the city believes the $25,000 cost is worth it. "It's a low cost that yields high ...
In return, they said, Menendez interceded with Medicare officials investigating his practice, obtained visas for Melgen's foreign mistresses, and pressured the State Department to intervene in a business dispute he had with the Dominican government. Menendez and Melgen denied wrongdoing, saying the ...

West Palm Beach pledged to cooperate with the federal government, and now the Trump administration is being sued “for attempting to determine if the city has honored its promise to uphold the rule of law and protect its citizens by sharing information with federal immigration authorities about illegal aliens ...
West Palm Beach's mayor on Tuesday accused the Trump administration of lying about an agreement sealed with her city after Justice Department officials used the agreement in their effort to turn up the heat on California jurisdictions that refuse to comply with federal sanctuary city policy. The charge came ...
As part of the settlement, the federal government deemed the city to be in compliance, meaning it would not risk losing federal grant dollars. Last year, West Palm Beach adopted a “welcoming city” resolution that instructed city employees not to inquire about a person's immigration status or share it with ...
West Palm Beach and the federal government have agreed to settle their legal fight over immigration, according to court documents. The city was one of 23 jurisdictions targeted by the Justice Department in January as part of its efforts to withhold funding from “sanctuary” cities and counties that have ...
The mayor of West Palm Beach says the city has settled its legal dispute with the federal government. The feds targeted a number of cities across the country, including West Palm Beach, that it felt had policies that protect illegal immigrants. But now the dispute is over, and the mayor says it's time to move forward. “We have ...
Here's a roundup of state and local government news that caught Route Fifty's attention. LAW ENFORCEMENT | The Justice Department and local officials in West Palm Beach, Florida announced Tuesday that they reached an agreement regarding the city's Resolution No. 112-17—known locally as its ...
Narrowing wide multilane streets seems to be the latest wrinkle politicians and their consultants can point at to say, “Look what I have done for you.” A while back, North Palm Beach decided to develop a master plan. They hired a consulting firm funded by local governments, no less. One of their ideas was ...
Wingate cited four other Florida cities that use the mayor-council or “strong mayor” form of government and whose mayoral salaries exceed that of Pensacola: Hialeah Gardens, where the mayor makes $115,000; Plantation, where the mayor makes $117,000; and the cities of Apopka and West Palm Beach, ...
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive aboard Air Force One in West Palm Beach, Fla., Feb. ... of Boeing's experience in building such complex planes, which are designed to keep the president and top government officials safe in all kinds of emergencies, including a nuclear attack.
He has been trying to get back to his family in west palm beach, but when he tried to get on the flight home, he was told he couldn't get on the plane. “There was no reason given. I asked ... They're suing the FBI, Department of Homeland Security and other Government Agencies. Sehwail's lawyers believe he was put on the ...
"One of the big things that's happening now is we're beginning to educate ourselves not only on what's going on in our situation but what's happening with the government in general, like finding out our Legislature is ranked fifth in the nation in pay and as a part-time Legislature," said Angel Conley, ...
... Donald Trump's motorcade heads west on Southern Boulevard on its way to Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach Monday afternoon, ... Valeche wondered aloud why there isn't a standardized process to have the county get reimbursed for assistance the federal government knows it is ...
20 — the one year anniversary of his inauguration — because of a government shutdown. Since becoming president, Trump has made 13 visits to ... legislative priorities with House Speaker Paul Ryan, R- Wis. He went golfing on Presidents Day at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach.
The Pentagon's office of the inspector general, in a report done jointly with the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development, said the Afghan government by the end of 2017 had not expanded its areas of control, even as the U.S. added about 3,500 troops and intensified airstrikes ...
The president made the trip to meet with first responders shortly after Air Force One arrived in West Palm Beach for the president to spend the weekend at his Palm Beach estate, which is about 40 miles from Parkland. More than 1,000 people attended a candlelight vigil Thursday night near the school, and ...
... Marder, who pleaded guilty to health care fraud and obstruction of a criminal health care investigation in December, arrives at U.S. District Court in West Palm Beach on Friday. ... Before Marder was charged in criminal court, he paid $6 million to settle a civil lawsuit government attorneys filed against him.
“Most people realize when they call their local authorities, it's a little bit different than when they call the federal government. Our attachment to our community is much closer than the FBI,” Mascara said. Martin County Sheriff William Snyder agreed his agency gives special attention to every tip. "It's up to us ...
The president made the trip to meet with first responders soon after Air Force One arrived in West Palm Beach for the president to spend the weekend at his Palm Beach estate, which is about 40 miles from Parkland. In a departure from the Trumps' original schedule, Mrs. Trump arrived at Air Force One ...
The charges are similar to the assessment of the U.S. intelligence community, which months after the election described a Russian government effort to meddle in the election on Trump's behalf. The Russians' "strategic goal" was to sow discord, the indictment says. By early-to-mid 2016, their efforts ...
West Palm Beach, FL, February 15, 2018 – Over the past three years, Palm Beach County, Florida has become an epicenter for the deadly opioid crisis. ·      The number of opioid-related overdose deaths hit epidemic proportions in 2016 with 571 lives lost; a 110% ...
Bob Cortes, R-Altamonte Springs, was endorsed by the House Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee Tuesday and will proceed next to the House Government Accountability Committee. A companion ... Al Jacquet, D-West Palm Beach, disputed Fine's assertion.
He said all the allegations over the years against him had one goal: "to topple me from government." He said past scandals had all "ended with nothing" and "this time as well they will end with nothing." As the police investigation gained steam in recent months, Netanyahu has claimed to be a victim of an ...
FILE - This May 8, 2017, file photo shows an aerial view of Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. The federal government says it doesn't have to release documents possibly outlining legal justifications for President Donald Trump to shrink national monuments because they're ...
5, in West Palm Beach. For the next two months, naturalists, bird ... And then the state was gung-ho and the federal government wasn't," Morris said, referring to the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, a multi-billion dollar, multi-decade federal-state partnership. Rising seas are pushing into the ...
Molleda said the transmission, by the Tsunami Warning Center in Alaska, was for the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. He said FEMA also mentioned it in its morning “roll call” of government partners. A closer look on the AccuWeather webpage shows that what most people got on their cellphones was a “push” alert ...
Rick Roth, R-West Palm Beach, said there are issues – such as the taxing of businesses – on which the state may need to intercede. “I think the motivation is clearly a belief by not only the leadership but also the conservatives of the House that the (local) government has gone too far and maybe the cities ...
West Palm Beach was among 23 jurisdictions targeted Wednesday in a Justice Department letter demanding local officials prove they are cooperating with ... “We have seen too many examples of the threat to public safety represented by jurisdictions that actively thwart the federal government's immigration ...
Brian Mast, R-Palm City, voted for a short-term spending measure to end the federal government shutdown on Monday night while Palm Beach County's three Democratic House members — Reps. Lois Frankel of West Palm Beach, Ted Deutch of Boca Raton and Alcee Hastings of Delray Beach — voted ...
Update: While the House passed legislation on Thursday to fund government services, the Senate on Friday failed to vote on a continuing resolution that would keep the government up and running. ... Below is the original story that explains what will happen now that the government has been shut down.
Nearly four decades after a wave of violence and drug crime tarnished South Florida's reputation, renters gave the six communities high marks for “Safety and Crime Rate,” with Boca Raton earning an A+ and Hollywood, Pompano Beach and Fort Lauderdale each getting an A-. Miami and West Palm Beach ...
... his Mar-a-Lago estate and the nearby Trump International Golf Club on Summit Boulevard in unincorporated West Palm Beach. His planned 12th visit to Mar-a-Lago on Friday is in doubt because Congress has failed to reach a spending agreement to keep the federal government operating past midnight.
FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, Vice President Mike Pence waves as he walks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pence is making his fifth visit to Israel, returning to a region he's visited “a million times" in his heart. An evangelical Christian with strong ties to the Holy Land, Pence this time comes packing ...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump was scheduled to make his way to Palm Beach County on Friday, but the possible government shutdown forced him to change ... BREAKING: President Trump scraps plans to travel to his Florida resort on Friday as threat of government shutdown looms.


 

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