Barbara Jordan

This photo of Georgia Ayers was taken in October 27, 2011  outside the oldest Baptist church in the city of Miami which was used for her Alternative Program to help people stay away from a life of crime. (Photo Credit: CHARLES TRAINOR JR MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Georgia Ayers, Activist & Founder Of Alternative Program, Dies At 86

Georgia Ayers, a well-known activist in Miami’s African-American community has passed away.

CBS Miami–02/17/2015

(Photo Source: Kendall Tamiami Executive Airport

Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport Getting New Name

Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport will soon be getting a name change.


Miami-Dade Considers Supporting Fins Tax Plan

It’s a well-known issue: tax-funded sports stadiums in Miami. Now it’s back on the Miami-Dade County Commission’s agenda.



M-D Commissioner Proposes Six Gun-Control Measures

Six gun-control proposals were sent to the Florida Legislature at Tuesday’s board meeting.


Mayor Carlos Gimenez and commissioners at installation ceremony in South Miami-Dade. (Source: Office Of The Mayor)

Miami-Dade Mayor, Commissioners Sworn In Tuesday

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez was officially sworn in to his first full term in office Tuesday morning.


Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Mayor, Commissioners To Be Sworn In Tuesday

On Tuesday morning, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez will officially begin his first full term, when he will be sworn in following his August electoral win.



Health Dept Tours Recycling Plant As Cancer Cluster Concern Grows

Is the King Metal Recycling Plant exposing nearby residents to cancer? That’s what county inspectors and County Commissioners Jean Monestime and Barbara Jordan are trying to determine.

CBS Miami–09/14/2012

(Source: CBS4)

JMH Board Puts Privatization Proposal On Hold

Speakers from all over the county lined up Thursday to urge Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Finance Recovery Board to vote against privatizing the facility’s emergency room services and the Roxcy Bolton Rape Treatment Center.


Barbara Jordan (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Will JMH go Private?

Miami-Dade Commissioner Barbara Jordan and Martha Baker, President of SEIU Healthcare Florida Local 1991 join Jim DeFede to share their thoughts on the possibility of JMH’s ER going private.



Braman Backed Candidate Loses Big In Tuesday Election

Billionaire Norman Braman has flexed his considerable political muscle in recent years trying to shape Miami-Dade County politics. But Tuesday night, almost all of the candidates he supported came up short.