A city commissioner used a city-issued credit card to pay for dog boarding and numerous other purchases, state ethics officials said Wednesday.
The race for the Florida Congressional District 26 seat is one of the most talked about in South Florida.
Eleven separate ethics charges were filed by the state of Florida against Republican U.S. Representative David Rivera Wednesday morning, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Miami-Dade Commission of Ethics has adopted new guidelines as to how tickets to events, given to the county and municipalities, should be distributed to the public and not wind up as political chits.
Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado has been fined a thousand dollars by the Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust for failing to disclose his Coral Way home and its belongings on financial disclosure forms.