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Mayor Carlos Gimenez

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Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Elections

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez and elections supervisor Penelope Townsley have decided to push back “re-precincting” until early 2015. We look at the impact the delay to evenly divide voters among precincts might have on voters and voting lines in the upcoming November election.

CBS4–02/03/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Mayor Wants State To Handle Police-Involved Shooting Investigations

The mayor of Miami-Dade County sent a memo to Police Director J.D. Patterson telling him the Miami-Dade Police Department should end the practice of investigating its own police-involved shootings and deaths of people in custody, reported CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.

01/25/2014

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MLS To Make Announcement On Miami Expansion In February

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber said Thursday he would probably make and announcement concerning their potential expansion franchise in Miami and David Beckham in early February, according to mlssoccer.com.

01/16/2014

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Commission Hits Stalemate Over Union Health Contributions

The only thing missing from the Miami-Dade County Commission meeting Thursday was Bill Murray because it felt like Groundhog Day.

CBS Miami–01/16/2014

David Beckham

Beckham & Investors Hire Lobbyist For Miami Soccer Push

Retired soccer player David Beckham along with his investors made another move to establish a Major League Soccer franchise in Miami by hiring a Tallahassee lobbyist.

01/10/2014

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Gimenez Veto Sustained; Pay Impasse Remains With Labor Unions

The Miami-Dade County Commission met for the final time in 2013 and commissioners came up one vote shy of overriding Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s veto of a program to end a forced contribution to health care costs.

CBS Miami–12/17/2013

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Forged Art? Billionaire Benefactor Doesn’t Think So

With help from Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez and tennis star Venus Williams, billionaire developer Jorge Perez cut the ribbon Thursday on his newest development, the Doral View complex of luxury rental apartments.

12/12/2013

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Holds News Conference At Biomedical Product Manufacturing

Gov. Scott Believes Miami Port Dredging Means Jobs Statewide

The dredge that will deepen Miami’s port, Governor Scott believes, will produce thousands of jobs statewide.

12/06/2013

Traffic along I-395 to downtown Miami.
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A New I-395 Bridge In Miami Is Planned

Downtown Miami residents, businesses and PortMiami have waited years for a new I-395 bridge. Tuesday an announcement was made that is designed to create a path forward to a new bridge.

11/12/2013

A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange internet site October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. US President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as it is commonly called, passed in March 2010, went into effect Tuesday at 8am EST. Heavy Internet traffic and system problems plagued the launch of the new health insurance exchanges Tuesday morning. Consumers attempting to log on were met with an error message early Tuesday due to an overload of Internet traffic. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Cheap & Expensive Federal Health Plans In Fla.

Millions of people across the U.S., including South Florida, can now enroll for coverage in the new government-run online health insurance exchanges but many encountered snarled web traffic and technical glitches during Tuesday’s big launch.

CBS Miami–10/02/2013

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