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.
As the dust settles on Miami-Dade County’s primary, one thing became clear: all of Norman Braman’s preferred candidates lost.
In what could be their final television interviews before Election Day, Barbara Jordan and Shirley Gibson both spoke to CBS4’S Gio Benitez and had messages for voters who will go to the polls and pick one of them to represent Miami-Dade’s District 1 for the next four years.
Commissioner Barbara Jordan and Miami Gardens Mayor, Shirley Gibson launch into a heated debate for the District 1 seat.
Miami Gardens Mayor Shirley Gibson hopes to unseat longtime Miami-Dade Commissioner Barbara Jordan by challenging her for the District 1 commission seat.
The mother of Trayvon Martin appeared before the Miami-Dade Commission on Tuesday morning to thank them for allowing her fellow county co-workers to donate their vacation time.
The future of flavored tobacco products being sold in Miami-Dade County is not so clear as commissioners set out to get rid of them. In hopes of discouraging high-school kids from purchasing the funky-flavored chewing tobacco and cigars.
In the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting in Sanford, Florida, the Miami-Dade Commission passed a resolution Tuesday asking the Florida Legislature to repeal the “Stand Your Ground” law currently on the books.
Nearly a dozen Miami Gardens businesses will get a boost Monday thanks to stimulus grants from the county’s Economic Development Action Committee.