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Judge Rules Sheldon Meets Residency Requirements

A legal move to disqualify one of two Democratic candidates for Florida attorney general failed Friday when a Tallahassee judge ruled that George Sheldon met the residency requirements for the race.

08/15/2014

Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi (Source: Jasmine Kripilani)

Suspended Mayor May Have Legal Fight To Get Job Back

Michael Pizzi may have a legal fight on his hands as he tries to get his old job back as mayor of Miami Lakes. Current Miami Lakes Mayor Wayne Slaton, who was elected in a special election October 2013, said he’s not going anywhere.

08/15/2014

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Detzner: No Special Congressional Elections Until 2015

Proposed special elections in the seven congressional districts redrawn by the Legislature earlier this week would have to wait until at least spring of next year, Secretary of State Ken Detzner’s office said in a court filing Friday.

08/15/2014

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bush & Scott Visit South Florida Business

Florida Governor Rick Scott and Former Governor Jeb Bush visited a South Florida business Friday in an effort bring more awareness to the workforce.

08/15/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Mayor Gimenez’s New Budget Cut Police Layoff Numbers In Half

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s latest budget proposal has fewer layoffs at the Miami-Dade Police Department if concessions aren’t made.

08/15/2014

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi arrives at federal court in Miami on Oct. 25, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Reinstatement An Issue After Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Acquittal

A jury found suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi not guilty on all counts against him on Thursday.

08/14/2014

Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Mayor Goes On Town Hall Tour To Answer Budget Questions

Six point two billion dollars is a lot of money and Miami-Dade residents have a lot of questions about how it will be spent in the upcoming fiscal year.

08/14/2014

Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Gimenez Set For Talks With Police Union Amid Possible Layoffs

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez is set to meet with leaders of the county’s police union amid possible layoffs of about 400 employees.

08/13/2014

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Gov. Scott Approves New Congressional Map

Florida Governor Rick Scott approved new maps that will change several congressional districts in the state but the maps now face opposition.

08/13/2014

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi arrives at federal court in Miami on Oct. 25, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Jury Starts Deliberating In Trial Of Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor

A jury began deliberating Tuesday in the trial of suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi.

08/12/2014

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