Miami-Dade Passes Preliminary Vote On Transgender Protection A transgender protection ordinance won a preliminary vote on Tuesday in Miami-Dade.
Incumbent Miami-Dade Commissioner Knocked Off By NewcomerDaniella Levine Cava took a break from breaking down her campaign headquarters Wednesday to laugh and happily hug a supporter. The political newcomer and former not-for-profit agency director had reason to be happy. In Tuesday's primary, Levine Cava upset incumbent Miami-Dade County Commissioner Lynda Bell in a race that was divided along party lines and nastily contested. It also set a record for the amount of money spent on a county commission race, the two candidates spending some $1.2 million.
Round Up Of Winners & Losers In August Primary The August Primary has set up a major show down for the Governor's office. Former Governor Charlies Crist defeated former state Senate Democratic leader Nan Rich in a landslide.
Cava & Monestime Win Miami-Dade Commission SeatsTensions are high on election day for four Miami-Dade County Commission seats up for grabs. Two of the races are generating the most heat.
Dade County Park To Honor "Bella" Her courageous battle against cancer and her famed motto "Live Like Bella" became a rallying cry for tens of thousands on social media.
Facing South Florida: Bell-Levine Cava Debate The race for the District 8 Miami-Dade County Commission seat is between incumbent Lynda Bell and challenger Daniella Levine Cava. The election is Tuesday August 26th, but Bell and Levine Cava will debate the issues in a special half-hour edition of Facing South Florida with Jim DeFede.
Back To School Backpack Giveaway To Take Place In MiamiMiami-Dade County Commission Vice Chair Lynda Bell will host her 4th Annual Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway on Sunday, August 3rd from 1 to 5 p.m. at the South Dade YMCA Family Center, 9355 SW 134th Street, Miami, FL 33176.
Miami-Dade Race Could Be Nastiest EverLynda Bell won her Miami-Dade County commission seat in 2010 largely on a platform of no new taxes and fiscal conservatism. Bell is a Republican.
Jeff Porter Elected Mayor Of Homestead Jeffrey Porter declared victory in the Homestead mayoral race Tuesday night.
Dade Commission Approves Free Parking For Jury DutyMiami-Dade residents who do their civic duty won’t have to pay for parking.
Sosa Becomes 1st Hispanic Chairwoman Of Miami-Dade CommissionGovernor Rick Scott will attend the installation of Miami-Dade’s first Hispanic chairwoman of the Miami-Dade County Commission Friday when Rebecca Sosa is sworn in by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio.
Neighbors 4 Neighbors Honored With Proclamation For 20th Anniversary The City Commission of Miami-Dade County presented Neighbors 4 Neighbors with a special proclamation in honor of their upcoming 20th anniversary.
Eliott's Insight -- Miami-Dade Commissioner Pushing Charter Reform, Ethics Training
Cuban Music Festival Canceled, ACLU Files SuitThe cancellation of a music festival featuring artists from Cuba may have violated the event organizer’s right to free speech.
Miami-Dade Commission Welcomes New MembersA little more than two weeks after the voters decided to make a change, new commissioners were sworn-in for the Miami-Dade Commission. The swearing-in ceremony was held by Miami-Dade Commission chairman Dennis Moss.