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Former longtime CBS4 investigative and consumer reporter Al Sunshine received a proclamation Tuesday morning by the Board of Miami-Dade County Commissioners. (Source: CBS4)

County Commission Declares July 16th As Al Sunshine Day

Former longtime CBS4 investigative and consumer reporter Al Sunshine received a proclamation Tuesday morning by the Board of Miami-Dade County Commissioners.

CBS Miami–07/16/2013

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Commission OK’s Pedestrian Bridge To Span U.S. 1 At UM

University of Miami students are going to be able to go out for pizza – without risking their lives. Miami-Dade commissioners Tuesday greenlighted a plan to build a pedestrian walkway over a piece of South Dixie highway, where over the years eight UM students have been injured or killed trying to cross the street.

CBS4–07/02/2013

A male and female Belgian Malinois at Miami-Dade Animal Services. (CBS4)

Miami-Dade Commission Defers Vote On Pet Trust

Miami-Dade commissioners have put off voting on a popular initiative to reduce the county’s animal overpopulation. The commission was scheduled to vote on a so-called Pet Trust on Tuesday but during their meeting deferred the item until June 18th.

06/04/2013

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Rate Hikes May Be Needed To Fix Miami-Dade’s Crumbling Sewage System

It’s the one thing commissioners have been avoiding for over a decade; Miami-Dade’s crumbling sewage system. Thursday, under the pressure of a federal lawsuit commissioners began to take action, perhaps a minute or years really too late.

CBS4–05/16/2013

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Dade Commission Approves Free Parking For Jury Duty

Miami-Dade residents who do their civic duty won’t have to pay for parking.

CBS4–05/08/2013

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

M-D Commission Approves Fins Stadium Deal

The Miami-Dade Commission has approved a stadium deal between the Miami Dolphins and the county to renovate Sun Life Stadium using taxpayer money along with private money from Fins owner Stephen Ross. The motion was passed by an 8-3 majority with Commissioners Bovo, Zapata, and Suarez voting against the deal.

CBS4–04/10/2013

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Devil Is In The Details Of Stadium Deal

Miami-Dade Commissioners are set to meet Wednesday to decide whether to move forward with a new proposal to use tax dollars to renovate Sun Life Stadium.

CBS Miami–04/10/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade: Mandatory Jail For Hit & Run Drivers

Miami-Dade County has asked the state to put into law mandatory sentences for hit and run drivers when an injury or death occurs. The proposals come after a wave of hit and runs in the county continue to claim lives.

CBS4–04/02/2013

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

Is Sun Life Renovation A Marlins-Style Boondoggle?

Marlins Park may go down in Miami-Dade County history as one of the biggest fleecing of taxpayers ever. But if you ask most Miami-Dade Commissioners about the proposal to modernize Sun Life Stadium and they’ll tell you this is not history repeating itself.

CBS4–01/24/2013

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

M-D Commission Approves Sun Life Renovation Resolution

The Miami-Dade Commission approved a resolution Wednesday that urges the Florida Legislature to give it the power to enact more taxes to help pay for major renovations to Sun Life Stadium.

CBS Miami–01/23/2013

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