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Commissioner Francis Suarez

Absentee ballots (CBS4)

New Details Emerge In Francis Suarez’s Absentee Ballot Case

Hundreds of pages of documents and recorded phone calls detail an absentee ballot investigation that led prosecutors to charge two campaign aids working for former Miami mayoral candidate Francis Suarez.

09/13/2013

Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez  (Source: CBS4)

Francis Suarez Quits Mayoral Race

Commissioner Francis Suarez has decided to end his campaign to be the mayor of Miami.

CBS4–08/26/2013

Kevin Young was arrested for allegedly defacing Commissioner Francis Suarez' campaign sign for Miami Mayor.  Source: Miami-Dade Corrections

Man Arrested For Allegedly Defacing Mayoral Candidate’s Sign

Miami Police arrested a man for allegedly vandalizing a political candidate’s sign Friday night.

CBS4–08/17/2013

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Miami City Commission OKs Plan To Add 100 Officers

The Miami City Commission gave its vote of approval to move ahead with a plan to add 100 officers to the city’s police department, putting it more in line with staff numbers in other large cities.

CBS4–01/10/2013

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City Leaders React to CBS4 Report on Marlins Ballpark

A day after CBS4 News revealed that an inspector on the new Marlins ballpark falsified records concerning critical welds supporting the retractable roof, city officials announced plans to increase their oversight of the project.

CBS4–12/14/2011

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Cities Look To Pensions To Fill Budget Holes

As the economy continues to sputter, city and state governments are turning against their own workers to make up the financial shortfall. The latest cuts are targeting pension plans which have pushed some cities to the brink of financial ruin.

CBS4–09/14/2011