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Carlos Lopez-Cantera


Property Appraiser: Clock Is Ticking On People Taking Advantage Of Loophole

Time is run out for people living in vacant homes under the adverse possession loophole.


This is the background image currently on Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser Pedro Garcia. (Source: Pedro Garcia)

Standoff Holds Up Property Appraiser’s Office Transition

Three months after their election, outgoing property appraiser Pedro Garcia and his replacement Carlos Lopez-Cantera are still at odds.

CBS Miami–12/07/2012

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

M-D Property Appraiser Garcia Drops Complaint Of Tainted Aug. Results

After fighting his August primary election loss for two months, Miami-Dade Property Appraiser Pedro Garcia reluctantly decided to accept the results Thursday.


(Source: AP)

Amendment 4 Could Shift Tax Burden

Florida voters will have their say on 11 constitutional amendments during November’s general election. Of all the amendments, Amendment 4 could have the most impact on Florida’s voters.


(Source: AP)

Defeated Candidates Challenge Primary Results

Miami-Dade Commission Chair Joe Martinez is taking the results of the recent mayor race to court.


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Miami-Dade Property Appraiser Ousted

Miami-Dade property appraiser Pedro J. Garcia looks like he will looking for a new job Wednesday morning.



Miami Trolley Expands Its Route To Downtown

More orange and green trolleys are taking over the streets of Miami and before you know it, Miami may soon resemble the roads of San Francisco.


(Source: CBSMiami) Florida Senate Redistricting Map, original version

Florida House Approves New Senate Redistricting Plan

After a debate that lasted barely an hour, the Florida House approved a new Senate redistricting plan over the objection of minority Democrats, who argued the play was little better than a plan rejected by the Florida Supreme Court.


(Source: CBSMiami) Florida Senate Redistricting Map, original version

Senators Eye Changes New Redistricting Bill May Bring

With the new Senate maps expected to easily pass the House next week, before the March 30th end of the special session, lawmakers in the upper chamber and potential candidates for those seats are beginning to evaluate their electoral futures. A number of South Florida Senators could be affected.


Congressman David Rivera

Little-Known Campaign Loophole Benefits Rivera

During his years in the state Legislature, David Rivera collected tens of thousands, and possibly hundreds of thousands, of dollars in unreported donations from lobbyists and corporations, CBS4 News has learned.