Mayor Carlos Gimenez
On soccer fields across South Florida, the Beckham buzz is building. Kids and adults alike are hoping the rumors are true that international soccer star David Beckham will bring Major League Soccer to Miami.
With a warning from Mayor Carlos Gimenez that it would “throw our budget into disarray,” Miami-Dade Commissioners Tuesday overrode his veto of their earlier vote to re-instate five percent pay cuts that had been imposed on county employees.
It appears that international soccer superstar David Beckham is ready to bring Major League Soccer to South Florida.
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.
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.
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.
The only thing missing from the Miami-Dade County Commission meeting Thursday was Bill Murray because it felt like Groundhog Day.
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.
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.
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.