The protest of the George Zimmerman verdict at the Florida Capitol cost the taxpayers of Florida approximately $173,000 in overtime expenses for security.
Two former Miami-Dade County workers have been arrested in a sophisticated overbilling scheme that may have cost taxpayers millions of dollars, according to CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald.
The biggest thorn in the side of the public financing of Marlins Park was billionaire Norman Braman. With the Dolphins now asking for public money to help renovate Sun Life Stadium, Braman is back to fight against the new stadium deal.
Last year at this time, the Miami Marlins were the toast of Major League Baseball and South Florida was abuzz with hope the franchise had finally turned the proverbial corner into a true contender. Just a year later, despite one of the best stadiums in baseball, the Marlins are operating about as far under the radar as any team in Major League Baseball.
If it wasn’t for bad publicity, the Miami Marlins wouldn’t have any publicity at all. The latest blight on the franchise’s name comes from CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald. According to the Herald, dozens of workers who helped build Marlins Park are still waiting for at least $67,000 in back pay from the contractor that hired them.
Do you need a little extra cash? Everyone’s favorite tax agency might be holding it for you. $61 million is waiting to be claimed, and more than 62,000 Florida residents are entitled to the money, according to the Internal Revenue Service.
Internet tax supporters are hoping that a vote in the U.S. Senate as early as today will finally give them enough political leverage to require Americans to pay sales taxes when shopping online.
The plan to renovate Sun Life Stadium came one step closer to a full vote in the state senate when the Senate Appropriations Committee passed the bill.
When it gets cold, Broward County Jail workers can count on Bruce Alan Hodgson to pay them a visit…several times.
The Miami Dolphins’ need for playmakers on the field is well established, but the team will also need some playmakers off the field if the team is to successfully win approval for a new Sun Life Stadium renovation plan.