Report: Miami-Dade Library Closures Down To Just FourMiami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez revealed Thursday that the deep budget cuts will only close four libraries and not the worst case scenario of 22 libraries closing.
Dade Commission Approves Tax Rate For New BudgetMiami-Dade County government may be about to undergo another round of austerity after county commissioners approved by a vote of 8-4 a budget for the new year which does not include an increase in property taxes.
Rate Hikes May Be Needed To Fix Miami-Dade's Crumbling Sewage SystemIt's the one thing commissioners have been avoiding for over a decade; Miami-Dade's crumbling sewage system. Thursday, under the pressure of a federal lawsuit commissioners began to take action, perhaps a minute or years really too late.
Dolphins Vote Won't Count But Will Be CountedNearly 60,000 people voted absentee or early on whether the Miami Dolphins should get tourist taxes for a major facelift of Sun Life Stadium.
Braman Pledges To Fight Sun Life Stadium DealThe 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.
Mayors Take To Two Wheels For National Bike To Work DayTwo mayors and an Olympian biked to work Friday as part of (of course) National Bike To Work Day.
Mayor Gimenez Apologizes To Singing MetroRail PassengerMiami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has issued an apology to an elderly woman who said she was escorted off a MetroRail train for singing religious hymns.
Gimenez Says County Optimistic In State Of County AddressMiami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez said he is optimistic the county is improving as it battles back from the Great Recession.
Study Blames Arsht Center's Builder For $5M Flood DamageThe party responsible for $5 million in damage to the Adrienne Arsht Center last summer is the builder and its contractors, according to a forensic engineering group's report released Thursday.
Sources: Mayor, Fins Agree No Tax-Funded Stadium Without VoteIf your tax dollars will be used to build a new stadium for the Dolphins, voters will have to approve it, according to sources with deep knowledge of the controversial plan.
M-D Election Officials: Future Wait Times Will Be Under 1 HourThe bar for election wait times has been raised: one hour.
County Names Patterson Police DirectorMiami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced the hiring of J.D. Patterson, Jr. to lead the Miami-Dade Police Department Friday morning.
M-D Police Director Finalists Narrowed Down To SixCounty Mayor Carlos Gimenez has narrowed the candidates for the next director of the Miami-Dade Police Department down to six.
New M-D Fire Chief Named The Same Day The Old Chief RetiresA new county fire chief was named on Thursday, the same day current chief William “Shorty” Bryson announced his retirement to Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez.
Miami-Dade Fire Captain Demoted Over Trayvon Martin Post Fights For Old JobA Miami-Dade Fire captain who was demoted after he made controversial comments about the Trayvon Martin case last year began pleading his case before an arbitrator Monday.