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Miami Commissioners Slam Managers Over Budget Surprise

Commissioners were steaming, less than a day after learning that Miami finished the fiscal year with a budget surplus of some $45 million. That’s a figure nearly six times what managers had previously reported.

CBS Miami–11/15/2012

Miami Commissioner Marc Sarnoff   (Source: City Of Miami)

Sarnoff Faces Alleged Stalker In Court

Miami Commissioner Marc Sarnoff is used to taking his fair share of criticism. But he was facing a man in court Tuesday who allegedly went past criticism and began to threaten Sarnoff.

CBS4–02/14/2012

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Daddy Diaper Duty OK’d By Miami Commission

In at least one South Florida city, changing diapers will be less of a challenge for dads. Miami City Commissioners unanimously supported colleague Frank Carollo Thursday, agreeing in a 3-0 vote to spend $45 thousand on the installation of 165 baby changing stations.

CBS4–02/10/2012

Michelle Spence-Jones (Source: CBS4)

Spence-Jones Speaks Out After Grand Theft Charges Dropped

\Suspended Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones spoke with CBS4 one day after the final grand theft charges were dropped against her and the governor reinstated her into office.

CBS4–08/24/2011

Michele Spence Jones after charges dropped against her by Miami-Dade State Attorney. (Source: CBS4)

Governor Reinstates Former Miami Commissioner Spence-Jones

Formerly Suspended Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones is officially free and clear to regain her seat on the City of Miami Commission after Governor Rick Scott reinstated her into office.

CBS4–08/24/2011

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Case Dropped Against Suspended Miami Commissioner Spence-Jones

Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped a grand theft charge against suspended Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones, possibly paving the way for her return to City Hall.

CBS4–08/23/2011

Michelle Spence Jones (CBS4)

Opening Statements Underway In Spence-Jones Trial

Opening statements are underway in the trial of former Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones on bribery and grand theft charges.

CBS4–02/28/2011