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BCPBA Endorses Bobby DuBose For Florida House

The Broward County Police Benevolent Association has announced its support for Bobby DuBose for re-election to the Florida House of Representatives, serving District 94, in the General Election on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

DuBose was born in Fort Lauderdale and attended the University of Florida. He graduated with a degree in economics and began working as a self-employed insurance agent. In 2009, DuBose ran for and won a seat on the Fort Lauderdale City Commission (District III) and two years later was re-elected to a second term without opposition. He served as the Vice-Mayor of Fort Lauderdale from 2011 to 2012.

In 2014, DuBose ran for the open seat in the Florida House of Representatives, District 94, winning with 67% of the vote. DuBose serves on the Local and Federal Affairs committee, and is the ranking Democratic member on the Health Quality subcommittee.

DuBose is married to Yvette, and the couple has two children, Ethan Joshua, Jacob Emmanuel.

Hope For Deputy Peter Peraza

Law Enforcement friends, family and supporters … the Broward County PBA has set up a way of helping Deputy Peter Peraza and his family through this very difficult time. Deputy Peraza is a family man and a decent person who was thrust into this horrible situation by just doing his job and responding to a 911 call.

If you can help, please mail a check, made out to the BROWARD COUNTY PBA HOPE FUND and put Peraza in the memo section, to 2650 West State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312. You can also give them directly to Meghan Anderson, Chris Anderson, Chris Palamara, Don Huneke, Robert Lahiff or Christopher Bradley.

If you are unable to donate at this time, please send your prayers and positive thoughts.

Thank you and God bless.

New Hallandale Beach CBA Has Been Ratified

After a 5-0 vote of approval by the Hallandale Beach City Commission, the 2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement with the city has been officially ratified.

Highlights of the new deal include a 2 1/2 percent raise for each year of the three-year contract and a step increase for those of the rank of police officer.

“I want to thank the Hallandale Beach city commissioners and their staff for recognizing the dangerous job the men and women of the city of Hallandale Beach Police Department do each and every shift,” Broward County PBA President Jeff Marano said.

Click here to download the 2015-2018 City of Hallandale Beach Collective Bargaining Agreement Fact Sheet.

New Miramar CBA Has Been Ratified

After passage by the Broward County PBA’s bargaining unit, and a 5-0 vote of approval by the Miramar City Commission, the 2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement with the city has been officially ratified.

“We had a 5-0 vote from the Miramar Commission and complimentary comments from several of the commissioners,” Broward County PBA President Jeff Marano said. “It is certainly encouraging when these elected officials take the time to recognize the dangers we face as well as the commitment to the communities we serve.”

Click here to download the 2015-2018 City of Miramar Collective Bargaining Agreement Fact Sheet.

BCPBA Endorses Tim Ryan For Broward County Commission

The Broward County Police Benevolent Association has announced its support for Tim Ryan for re-election to the Broward County Commission, serving District 7, in the General Election on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

A lifelong resident of Broward County, Ryan was first elected to the Broward County Commission, representing District 7, in November 2012. He was elected Mayor of Broward County by his fellow County Commissioners in November 2014, after serving as Vice Mayor the previous year. District 7 includes the cities of Dania Beach, Lazy Lake and Wilton Manors, parts of Davie, Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood, and the Broadview Park neighborhood in unincorporated Broward County.

Before his election to the Broward County Commission, Ryan served for eight years in the Florida House of Representatives, from 1998 – 2006, before leaving office due to term limits. During his time in the legislature, Ryan focused on legislative initiatives to protect consumers, improve public education, enhance accountability and ethical standards for elected officials, and protect our state’s environment and natural resources.

Ryan has been active in a number of community service organizations, including the Dania Beach Improvement Committee, the Fort Lauderdale Jaycees, the Broward County Guardian Ad Litem program, the Hollywood Rotary Club and the Ft. Lauderdale Emerald Society. He has earned recognition while serving as Special Counsel for the City of Dania Beach for the past 25 years, and received the Florida Teaching Profession “Friend of Education” award and the Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono award for his volunteer services.

Ryan and his wife, Debbie, have been married for 27 years, and live in Dania Beach. They have four children – Johanna, 25, Brendan, 21, Colman, 16, and Catriona, 13.

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