As people voted hours after midnight on election night, Miami-Dade county leaders were scrambling to fix what had been days of chaos.
While Miami-Dade County saw some of the longest lines to vote in the state, the County finished counting its ballots Thursday as other large counties like Palm Beach and Broward continue to try to tally the final vote.
In 2000, Florida became the punch line of jokes everywhere after having problems with a one-page punch card ballot. This year, Florida’s ballot was as long as 12 pages in some parts of the state which spelled disaster.
What happens when a county employees take a county vehicle through a toll plaza without paying? It turns out that hundreds of thousands dollars of fines are due and it may surprise you just how much taxpayers may have to pay.
As uncertainty remained as to exactly where Tropical Storm Isaac may come ashore in South Florida, emergency management officials in Miami-Dade County are trying to answer a key question: is this storm a shutter event.
Joe Martinez has still not conceded to Mayor Carlos Gimenez, despite a double-dose of elections proof.
Flip-flops are frequent in politics, but in South Florida, this is a biggie. Last year, Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez supported Julio Robaina, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s chief rival. That’s not the case this year.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has revealed a new 2012-2013 budget that will lower the property tax rate while trying to protect government services, programs for seniors and children, and prevent layoffs, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
It wouldn’t be a championship series without some local politicians placing a friendly wager. Monday, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez and Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett got into the betting spirit.
For the first time in its 177 year history, the Miami Dade Police Department will begin laying off sworn officers on November 1.