Commissioner Francis Suarez
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.
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.
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.