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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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Miami-Dade Co. Commissioners Eliminate Union’s Healthcare Concessions

Miami-Dade County commissioners defied Mayor Carlos Gimenez and restored public workers’ pay by eliminating an unpopular employee healthcare concession.

12/06/2013

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Mayor Gimenez Apologizes To Singing MetroRail Passenger

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has issued an apology to an elderly woman who said she was escorted off a MetroRail train for singing religious hymns.

CBS4–03/07/2013

Sun Life Stadium Upgrade Rendering (Source: Miami Dolphins)

Dolphins Sun Life Stadium Bill Clears Another Senate Hurdle

The Miami Dolphins have scored again in their push to upgrade Sun Life Stadium.

CBS4–03/06/2013

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez delivers his State Of The County Address on Feb. 28, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Gimenez Says County Optimistic In State Of County Address

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez said he is optimistic the county is improving as it battles back from the Great Recession.

CBS Miami–02/28/2013

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

Sun Life Deal Must Approved By Voters

The Miami Dolphins and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez held a joint press conference Monday morning to announce both sides are negotiating a possible deal to put an agreement before the voters to renovate Sun Life Stadium.

CBS Miami–02/11/2013

Hundreds of voters arrived at the Miami-Dade Elections Headquarters on Sunday after learning they would get another opportunity to request, fill out, and submit last-minute absentee ballots. (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Election Emails Describe Chaotic Election Day

As people voted hours after midnight on election night, Miami-Dade county leaders were scrambling to fix what had been days of chaos.

CBS Miami–11/30/2012

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Gimenez Proposes $5.9 Billion Budget

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has revealed a new 2012-2013 budget that will lower the property tax rate while trying to protect government services, programs for seniors and children, and prevent layoffs, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–07/13/2012

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Steaks Vs. Stone Crabs Bet Over NBA Finals

It wouldn’t be a championship series without some local politicians placing a friendly wager. Monday, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez and Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett got into the betting spirit.

CBS4–06/12/2012

(Photo Credit: CBS4) Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez

Gimenez Reveals Dade County Gov’t Reorganization Plan

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has announced his plan to reorganize County government.

CBS4–09/02/2011

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