The race for the District 8 Miami-Dade County Commission seat is between incumbent Lynda Bell and challenger Daniella Levine Cava. The election is Tuesday August 26th, but Bell and Levine Cava will debate the issues in a special half-hour edition of Facing South Florida with Jim DeFede.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez delivered his annual State of the County speech Wednesday before a packed house at the Milander Center for Arts and Entertainment in Hialeah.
Miami-Dade commissioners will take up a proposal to create a citizens’ panel to oversee $830 million in public money to upgrade Jackson Health System.
If you have taken a cab in Miami-Dade county chances are you had to pay the fare with cash. Wednesday afternoon that may change. Miami-Dade commissioners will vote on sweeping changes that could change even the cars that are picking you up.
The Miami-Dade Homeless Trust is asking for the public’s input on new strategies and initiatives they plan to adopt in order to implement the county’s master homeless plan.
The Miami-Dade County Commission approved legislation Tuesday that allows Mayor Carlos Gimenez to identify possible stadium locations and begin negotiations with private developers of a stadium.
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.
Miami-Dade County commissioners have approved a $6.3 billion budget for 2013-14.
In a unanimous vote, the Miami-Dade Commission voted to stiffen penalties for a form of dog fighting known as ‘trunking’.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez says his original plan to increase the budget in the upcoming year was a political “misstep.”