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Miami-Dade Budget

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Miami-Dade Commissioners Hold First Public Hearing For Budget

Miami-Dade County commissioners will hold the first of two public budget meetings on Tuesday.

CBS Miami–09/10/2013

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (Source:

Three Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Ambulances “Rescued”

Three Miami-Dade Fire Rescue ambulances slated to be eliminated to cut costs for the coming year have been saved. That’s according to Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez who will hold the first of a series of town hall meetings on Tuesday to discuss the proposed budget.


Jim DeFede & Mayor Carlos Gimenez  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Budget

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 (Source: CBS4)

Mayor Gimenez Calls Tax Increase Proposal A “Misstep”

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez says his original plan to increase the budget in the upcoming year was a political “misstep.”



More Rolling Brown-Outs At Dade Fire Stations

There are more rolling brownouts at fire stations across Miami-Dade on Tuesday as the fire department looks for way to plug a budget gap created by ballooning overtime costs.



Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Begins “Rolling Brownouts”

In an effort to save money this year, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue has begun ‘rolling brownouts’.



Pets’ Trust Hires Ron Book To Lobby For County Funds

“Pets’ Trust Miami” is not giving up on a measure to make Miami-Dade shelters ‘no kill’.


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M-D Commission Votes To Avoid Police Layoffs

It’s back to square one for Miami-Dade County Commissioners and the Mayor who are trying to solve the County’s budget battle.


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Political Showdown Looms In Miami-Dade’s Healthcare Impasse

Miami-Dade County Commissioners are scheduled to meet Tuesday to finally solve a political showdown between Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the Commission over controversial concessions on county unions including the police union.


Former Miami-Dade Police Department Director Jim Loftus. (Source: CBS4)

Loftus Discusses Next Steps After Dade County Pink Slips Issued

The director of the Miami-Dade Police Department spoke Saturday afternoon discussing the next steps the department will take after hundreds of Miami-Dade county employees received pink slips one day ago.