Miami-Dade County Commission

(Source: CBS4)

Herald: Commissioners Give Early OK To Legalize Ride-For-Hire Companies

There may be some hope for ride-for-hire companies, like Lyft and UberX, in South Florida.

07/15/2014

Source: Miami Seaquarium

Miami Seaquarium Being Sold To CA Company

The Miami Seaquarium is being sold to a California-based company that is a subsidiary of Spanish theme park operator Parques Reunidos.

03/28/2014

(Source: AP)

Miami-Dade Commissioners “Throw Budget Into Disarray”

With a warning from Mayor Carlos Gimenez that it would “throw our budget into disarray,” Miami-Dade Commissioners Tuesday overrode his veto of their earlier vote to re-instate five percent pay cuts that had been imposed on county employees.

CBS Miami–02/04/2014

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Commission Hits Stalemate Over Union Health Contributions

The only thing missing from the Miami-Dade County Commission meeting Thursday was Bill Murray because it felt like Groundhog Day.

CBS Miami–01/16/2014

Taxi Cab Roundtable  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Taxi Cab Controversy

Just about anyone who’s been inside a cab in South Florida has a complaint of one form or another. In Miami-Dade there have been repeated attempts over the years to reform the industry and make it more consumer friendly. County commissioners just gave approval to a plan that would require cab drivers to accept credit cards, upgrade dress codes and the purchasse of new cars. But is that really the answer?

CBS4–11/18/2013

Budget cuts that once threatened many local libraries lifted. (Source: CBS4)

County Raids Rainy-Day Fund To Keep Libraries Open

The Miami-Dade County Commission decided in the early hours of Wednesday morning to use rainy-day reserves to prevent layoffs of library workers and cutting library hours in the coming fiscal year, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–09/11/2013

Dog And Kitten CatDL

Miami-Dade Votes OK On No-Kill Animal Shelter

Miami-Dade County Commissioners, on Tuesday, voted to approve The Pets’ Trust, a popular citizen initiative that could save the lives of thousands of unwanted pets.

CBS Miami–06/18/2013

Dog

Miami-Dade Expected To Approve No-Kill Animal Shelter

Howls and meows of agreement may be heard from the Miami-Dade animal control shelter Tuesday, after County Commissioners give expected approval to a plan to improve the life expectancy of dogs and cats taken there.

CBS4–06/17/2013

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

Sun Life Vote May Leave No Time For A Plan B

The Miami Dolphins have relented on their pitch for renovations to Sun Life Stadium and will send the issue to the voters to decide whether any public money will be used. But ahead of a planned Monday press conference, time will be short to get the issue on a ballot.

CBS Miami–02/10/2013

(Source: CBS4) Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez delivers the State Of The County address on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012.

Gimenez Victory May Be Challenged

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez easily defeated opponent Joe Martinez to retain his top job in the county Tuesday night. But, Martinez is not going gently into the night after losing by more than 20 percent of the vote.

CBS Miami–08/15/2012

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