In Politics There Are No Friends...and other Interesting Anecdotes

In Politics There Are No Friends...and other Interesting Anecdotes

by Richard J Kaplan

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Overview

This book explores the political life and times of Mayor Richard J Kaplan (Ret.) into the early 21st century. He not only served in public office almost 31 years, but held a variety of positions in Southeast Florida, the State of Florida and in the Federal arena exposing him to both numerous well known and relatively unknown public figures. From this work he developed his theories on the personalities of politicians and how they operated.

This memoir explores issues impacting people on a daily basis and analyzes political theory, both in a humorous and disconcerting way. These stories are about real people and what they were actually doing representing their constituency.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781605714646
Publisher: Northshire Bookstore
Publication date: 08/08/2019
Pages: 116
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.24(d)

About the Author

MAYOR RICHARD J KAPLAN (RET.)
Mayor of the City of Lauderhill 1998 - 2018
Councilman/Commissioner of the City of Lauderhill 1988 - 1998
Florida League of Cities Mayor of the Year 2004
Florida MPOAC 1994 - 2015; Chair 2001 - 2014
Broward Metro. Planning Organization 1993 - 2017; Chair 2000 - 2007
Association of MPO's 2001 (the National MPO Organization) - 2006; President 2003 - 2004
Southeast Florida Transportation Council 2005 - 2015; Chair 2006-2012
Florida Strategic Intermodal System Steering Committee 2002 & 2009
Florida Dept. of Transportation 2025 Long Range Steering Cmte. 2004
US Conference of Mayors - Member 1998 - 2014
National League of Cities - Member 1988 - 2018 (serving on several boards)
Florida League of Cities - Member 1988 - 2018 (serving on several boards)
Inducted into the Cricket Hall of Fame 2014

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