Raphael Clemente, executive director of the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority, seen here in 2008, and Mayor Jeri Muoio will travel to Copenhagen, Denmark this month, where they will visit with city planners there to learn how they transformed the Danish capital into a biking and walking Mecca. Clemente is a former professional bicyclist.
West Palm Beach mayor Jeri Muoio today backtracked from statements her spokesman made about the city's surveillance cameras, saying that police were not to blame for problems with the system. Since The Palm Beach Post broke the story Saturday about problems with the city's camera system, Muoio's spokesman, Elliot Cohen, has tried to shift blame to the police department.
Mayor Jeri Muoio, and the city's Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Raphael Clemente, will study alternative ways to get around town. The Knight Foundation says it selected West Palm Beach because of the city's ambition and commitment to improving downtown.
Aside from preserving spring training on Florida's east coast, the Major League Baseball complex south of 45th Street appeared to have accomplished something else to the local community: In happier times, West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio and Palm Beach County mayor Shelley Vana at Governor's Baseball Dinner in February.) But in a bizarre move Tuesday, two county commissioners couldn't resist taking final jabs at the city, just minutes before the commission voted on final approvals of the baseball project.
Before approximately 800 people that came to Nova Southeastern University from West Palm Beach to Miami on Aug. 30, both Democrats and Republicans in Congress spoke against the Iran Deal and encouraged those in the audience to call their local Congressman to vote against the Iran Deal as supported by President Obama. The members of Congress, highlighted by talks from U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings , U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , a representative for U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch , among other members of Congress were among many featured speakers in a three-hour event titled "International Summit For Israel."
Do you approve of Alcee Hastings as Representative?
Since it's impossible for partisan lawmakers to draw new districts without partisan intent as called for by the state constitution, an independent commission should be set up to draw them instead. That's the argument of House Democratic Leader Mark Pafford of West Palm Beach.
Do you approve of Mark Pafford as State Representative?