The absentee ballot scandal, which has already marred two Miami-Dade political campaigns, has now focused its attention on a county commissioner and the uncle of Hialeah’s former mayor.
A South Florida mother is hoping that an extended street designation in honor of her daughter who lost her life in a 1999 car accident will bring awareness to reckless driving.
Newly-elected Miami-Dade Commissioners Xavier Suarez and Esteban Bovo, Jr. were sworn into office Monday morning.
Four candidates are running in County Commission District 13 to replace Natacha Seijas – who was recalled on March 15. Candidates spoke openly about job creation, county benefits and funding for local businesses.
State Rep. Esteban Bovo resigned from the legislature in order to run for the Miami-Dade County Commission seat left open after voters recalled Commissioner Natacha Seijas.
As the Legislature considers several bills that would alter or even expand gambling in Florida, the chairman of a key House panel said Tuesday the states need to acknowledge its status as a gaming state and find a more effective way to regulate the industry.