Mayor Carlos Gimenez
A state agency is forcing the Miami-Dade County government to redo its property-tax budget for 2015.
The Miami-Dade Police Department has received a federal grant to help them clean up their crime ridden Northside District.
A Miami-Dade Fire Rescue boat is back and ready for action.
Jim updates his 4-month investigation which aired last week as a special half-hour edition of Facing South Florida. It now appears that Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez will restore the money to save the state’s remaining boot camp. This happened the day after Jim’s special aired.
Miami-Dade Commissioners met Thursday night to take a final vote on the county’s $6.2 billion budget.
Miami-Dade commissioners are scheduled to take a final vote on a $6.2 billion budget on Thursday.
For months the Miami Dade County boot camp has faced an uncertain future as Mayor Carlos Gimenez recommended its closure as a way of saving money. But late Monday, Gimenez sent a memo to county commissioners saying he was restoring the boot camp’s $3.5 million budget.
After sitting idle at the Port of Miami in 2012, Miami-Dade’s fire boats may soon be back in service. Late Wednesday afternoon, Miami-Dade Fire Chief Ray Downey said there is a tentative agreement to place the county’s fire boats back in the water and responding to calls.
It may be a long night at a Miami-Dade budget hearing Thursday as there is plenty to discuss in the county’s $6 billion budget.
Local leaders are reacting to the newly released video which purports to show the beheading of U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff.