The Florida Commission on Ethics this month will consider a judge’s recommendation that former state lawmaker and Congressman David Rivera pay nearly $58,000 in fines and restitution in a case that focuses on travel reimbursements and financial disclosure.
An administrative law judge said former state House budget chief David Rivera should pay nearly $58,000 in fines and restitution in a long-running ethics case.
One time South Florida congressional candidate Justin Lamar Sternad passed the media in silence as he turned himself in to authorities to begin serving his prison sentence.
A former U.S. House candidate who pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations in a case linked to Republican ex-Rep. David Rivera has had his prison time cut.
Former Miami Congressman David Rivera lost his bid Friday to delay a Florida Commission on Ethics case that found he violated the state’s rules for elected officials.
A woman tied to former Congressman David Rivera has been released from federal detention.
The August Primary has set up a major show down for the Governor’s office. Former Governor Charlies Crist defeated former state Senate Democratic leader Nan Rich in a landslide.
Miami-Dade School Board member Carlos Curbelo was the winner of a five-way GOP primary that included former U.S. Rep. David Rivera.
Election Day rolls on as South Florida voters continue to file into their polls throughout the region.
Five republicans will face off in the August 26th primary election, each hoping for the chance to run against Congressman Joe Garcia in the November general election. Four of those five are participating in a TV debate in the CBS4 studios. Investigator Jim DeFede moderates the debate, as a special half-hour of this week’s Facing South Florida. Only David Rivera, the former congressman trying to regain his old seat has decided not to participate.