Mayor Carlos Gimenez
Waste collectors who spent much of their day at the Miami-Dade County Commission chambers will get a piece of their paycheck back.
Miami-Dade Police union president John Rivera had some strong words for Mayor Carlos Gimenez at a contentious meeting over budget cuts held Wednesday night.
All of Miami-Dade County’s libraries will reportedly now remain open just weeks after word nearly two dozen would possibly close.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez defended himself Wednesday against allegations from the president of the county’s Police Benevolent Association that he in some way delayed the investigation into electoral fraud by limiting the size of the police department’s public corruption unit.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez revealed Thursday that the deep budget cuts will only close four libraries and not the worst case scenario of 22 libraries closing.
An updated budget plan may save half a dozen Miami-Dade County libraries from being permanently padlocked, according to CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.
CBS4 Investigator Jim DeFede’s one-on-one interview with Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez is the backbone of a special half-hour devoted to the fallout surrounding the county budget woes which have led to so-called “rolling brownouts” and pink slips inside Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez says his original plan to increase the budget in the upcoming year was a political “misstep.”
In an effort to save money this year, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue has begun ‘rolling brownouts’.
Miami-Dade County government may be about to undergo another round of austerity after county commissioners approved by a vote of 8-4 a budget for the new year which does not include an increase in property taxes.