Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado
Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado unveiled his 2012 budget that has to fill a $54 million deficit. In order to fill the hole, Regalado proposed to furlough the city’s work force for more than a month, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado has picked an interim chief financial officer to lead the city through its latest budget woes. Scott Simpson, finance chief of the Miami Parking Authority who earlier in his career served as the city’s finance director, will spend the next three months looking for ways to balance the 2012 budget.
CBS4 News has learned that a much anticipated report on Miami’s police department and its embattled police chief will be a mixed bag of praise and criticism, but will not provide sufficient fodder for those calling for the chief’s head.
Miami Police went on a crime sweep Wednesday to rid the city of illegal gambling machines.
It is enough to make Magic City leaders cringe and they are. The feud between Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito and Mayor Tomas Regalado closes the week where it began—with no end in sight.