It’s deep in the fourth quarter in the Florida Legislature and the supporters of the bills allowing Miami-Dade County voters to decide whether tourist tax dollars will go to upgrade Sun Life Stadium have gone to a hurry-up offense trying to get the bills passed.
A bill to help renovate Sun Life Stadium got one step closer to the end zone Friday after the House Finance and Tax Subcommittee passed a new sales tax rebate and hotel bed tax for upgrades to the decades old stadium.
The Miami Dolphins drew hometown support Thursday in their quest for a roughly $400 million renovation of Sun Life Stadium.
The Miami Dolphins have just started their push to get tax revenue for massive improvements to Sun Life Stadium, but they have already run into a down and dirty fight with Norman Braman and other leaders who oppose the Fins’ plan.
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.
The Miami Marlins have both been a source of pride and a national embarrassment. The team has a brand new stadium, new roster, and the same old attitude towards local fans.
Auto tycoon Norman Braman, who funded the recall of Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez, is trying to change the county once again on his own dime.
Miami-Dade voters will have to go to the polls one more time to decide who will be the next mayor of the county.
It appears former Hialeah mayor Julio Robaina and former Miami-Dade commissioner Carlos Gimenez are headed for a June runoff to determine who will be the next Mayor of Miami-Dade county
The political and city machinery is spinning, but may yet be stopped. That sums up the uncertainty and high stakes in play as a special March 15th recall election takes shape.