Facing South Florida: Last Chance Boot Camp Jim updates his 4-month investigation which aired last week as a special half-hour edition of Facing South Florida. It now appears that Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez will restore the money to save the state’s remaining boot camp. This happened the day after Jim’s special aired.
Dade Commission To Hold Final Vote On BudgetMiami-Dade commissioners are scheduled to take a final vote on a $6.2 billion budget on Thursday.
Miami-Dade Commissioners Meet For First Budget Hearing It may be a long night at a Miami-Dade budget hearing Thursday as there is plenty to discuss in the county’s $6 billion budget.
Mayor Gimenez's New Budget Cut Police Layoff Numbers In HalfMiami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez's latest budget proposal has fewer layoffs at the Miami-Dade Police Department if concessions aren't made.
Mayor Goes On Town Hall Tour To Answer Budget Questions Six point two billion dollars is a lot of money and Miami-Dade residents have a lot of questions about how it will be spent in the upcoming fiscal year.
Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Budget Battle This week Miami-Dade commissioners set the millage, raising rates slightly and setting the stage for a major battle down the road.
Dade Commission Votes To Raise Tax Rate For Libraries Miami-Dade commissioners are in for a marathon meeting Tuesday as they debate and vote on a maximum property tax rate.
Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Libraries Jim welcomes a member of the Friends of the Library board and a library operations supervisor to discuss the impact of proposed Miami-Dade County budget cuts. Mayor Gimenez wants to increase the library millage while cutting fire and countywide millage rates, in effect taking from the county and fire to give to the libraries. They will discuss why the library group opposes this plan.
Miami-Dade Mayor Reveals Budget PlanMiami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced a plan to trim $64 million in his budget Tuesday.
Pérez Art Museum Asks County To Help Fill Budget GapThe Pérez Art Museum Miami is looking for more county dollars to help fill its budget gap. PAMM has reportedly asked Miami-Dade for a $2.5 million boost to what it already receives, according to CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.
Police Jobs On The Line In Preliminary Miami-Dade Budget Draft ProposalsMiami-Dade police jobs are on the line in new draft proposals for the county's 2014-2015. The documents, which were released this week, show downsizing in the robbery and narcotics units as well as the elimination of a boot camp for young offenders.
Miami-Dade Commissioners Hold First Public Hearing For BudgetMiami-Dade County commissioners will hold the first of two public budget meetings on Tuesday.