Term Limits

Michelle Spence-Jones listens to testimony in her trial on bribery and grand theft charges.  (Source: CBS4)

Court Rules Spence-Jones Can’t Seek Third Term

Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones will not be able to run for a third term according to a ruling issued by the 3rd District Court of Appeal Wednesday, CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald reported.

CBS Miami–07/24/2013

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Superintendent Says M-D School Bond Issue Passes

It wasn’t just political offices Miami-Dade County voters had to evaluate during Tuesday’s election. They made their voices heard on a variety of proposed amendments to the Miami-Dade County Charter.

CBS Miami–11/07/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Makes The Case: One-Term Limit Needed For President

President Barack Obama epitomizes the need for a one-term limit for presidents of the United States.


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M-D Commission Rejects Elected Police Director Position

A proposal from Miami-Dade Commission Chairman Joe Martinez to make the county’s top cop an elected position, rather than appointed by the mayor, has been voted down by fellow commissioners.

CBS Miami–08/23/2012


Fla. Supreme Court Upholds Broward County Term Limits

The Florida Supreme Court has turned back a challenge to term limits for Broward County Commissioners saying term limits are constitutional.


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Miami-Dade Charter Review Task Force To Hold First Public Meeting

he Miami-Dade Charter Review Task Force will hold its first in a series of public hearings on Monday.



Florida Justices Hear County Term Limits Cases

The Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in a challenge to the constitutionality of local term limits in Broward County, which would have an effect on term limits for a number of local commissions.



State’s High Court To Take Up County Term Limits

The issue of term limits for county commissioners in Broward and Sarasota will be taken up by the state’s Supreme Court on Tuesday.


(Source: CBS4) Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez delivers the State Of The County address on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012.

Dade Mayor Promises New Jobs In “State of the County” Message

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez delivered the State of the County address Tuesday where he touted the accomplishments of his 8 months in office and laid out his vision for the future, which includes a 4-step plan to create new jobs.


Miami-Dade commissioners decided to table Norman Braman's proposals for now.

13’s Not The Charm; Dade Voters Say No To Commission Pay Raises

Thirteen times over the years the Miami-Dade commission has asked voters for a pay raise. Twelve times before this GOP primary day, voters rejected their request. It appears that this latest request, on the primary ballot, may be unlucky 13.