Prosecutors rested their case on Friday in the corruption trial of former Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez testified as a witness for the state Wednesday in the corruption trial of ex-Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman.
The first day of testimony kicked off Tuesday in the trial of Former Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman who is on trial for alleged corruption.
The corruption trial of suspended Homestead mayor Steven Batemen got underway with jury selection Monday morning.
By all accounts, 2013 should have been a quiet year in politics. In Washington, the President was riding high after an easy re-election. In Tallahassee, the Republicans remained in firm control of the state’s government. And locally, there were no major elections to embarrass South Florida.
Jeffrey Porter declared victory in the Homestead mayoral race Tuesday night.
Suspended Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman isn’t putting his political career on hold despite his recent arrest on charges of unlawful compensation or reward for official behavior.
At a rally Thursday evening supporters of suspended Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman said they aren’t bothered by the Bateman’s arrest Wednesday.
For the third time in as many weeks, a local mayor has found himself on the wrong side of the law.
As the Mayor of Homestead, Steve Bateman has been relentless pushing county officials to approve permits for a new sewage pump station in South Dade. He spent hours at County Hall cajoling staff, he berated reluctant bureaucrats in emails, and he even pitched the project during a rare, hour-long February meeting with County Mayor Carlos Gimenez.