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Commission Hits Stalemate Over Union Health Contributions

The only thing missing from the Miami-Dade County Commission meeting Thursday was Bill Murray because it felt like Groundhog Day.

CBS Miami–01/16/2014

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (Source: miamidade.gov)

Federal Grant Rescues Miami-Dade Fire Rescue From Cuts

For the last six months, Miami-Dade County’s fire union and the mayor’s office have been slinging mud and insults at each other over a budget shortfall that threatened 59 jobs and three fire rescue trucks.

12/03/2013

Miami Commissioner Rev. Richard P. Dunn will be joined by pastors and community leaders Sunday in a rally and march to demand answers from the Miami police department in the shooting deaths of seven men. (Source: CBS4)

Fines And Endorsements For Dunn In Miami District 5 Runoff

The good news for Miami commission candidate Richard P. Dunn II: important endorsements. The bad news: a fine of up to $6,000 for late campaign finance reports.

11/13/2013

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Don’t Forget To Vote In Miami-Dade Races

Voters in Miami-Dade County are casting ballots Tuesday in municipal elections in Miami, Miami Beach, Hialeah and Homestead.

11/05/2013

Early voting sign (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Early Voting Ends Sunday In Miami-Dade

Early voting ends today, Sunday Nov. 3, for the Nov. 5 Miami-Dade County special election and for municipal elections in Miami, Miami Beach, Hialeah and Homestead.

11/03/2013

Julie Bru proposed to her partner of more than a decade, Miami Police officer Suzy Izaguirre. (Source: City of Miami)

Public Proposal At Miami City Hall

It wasn’t your typical Miami city commission meeting, Thursday. No politics, no tough decisions, just one proposal that involved a ring.

CBS4–09/26/2013

Budget cuts that once threatened many local libraries lifted. (Source: CBS4)

County Raids Rainy-Day Fund To Keep Libraries Open

The Miami-Dade County Commission decided in the early hours of Wednesday morning to use rainy-day reserves to prevent layoffs of library workers and cutting library hours in the coming fiscal year, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–09/11/2013

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

M-D Commission Approves Fins Stadium Deal

The Miami-Dade Commission has approved a stadium deal between the Miami Dolphins and the county to renovate Sun Life Stadium using taxpayer money along with private money from Fins owner Stephen Ross. The motion was passed by an 8-3 majority with Commissioners Bovo, Zapata, and Suarez voting against the deal.

CBS4–04/10/2013

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Devil Is In The Details Of Stadium Deal

Miami-Dade Commissioners are set to meet Wednesday to decide whether to move forward with a new proposal to use tax dollars to renovate Sun Life Stadium.

CBS Miami–04/10/2013

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Pembroke Pines Taking Aim At Squatters

Commissioners in Pembroke Pines took the first step Wednesday towards cracking down on squatters. Commissioners approved the first reading of an ordinance that would make property owners responsible for getting water or sewer accounts for their rental houses.

CBS4–03/06/2013

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