Trayvon Martin's Mother Running For Miami-Dade Commission SeatThe mother of Trayvon Martin, who became a social justice activist after he was shot to death in 2012, has thrown her hat in the ring for a seat on Miami-Dade's commission.
Miami-Dade Bus Driver Honored For Saving Family After Car Plunged Into CanalA bus driver who sprang into action to save lives after seeing a car plunge into a canal has been honored by Miami-Dade's county commission.
Miami-Dade Votes To Ban "Fracking"Taking a proactive measure to protect the county's water supply, the Miami-Dade commission has passed a ban on the process known as "fracking" for gas or oil exploration.
Dade Commissioners Okay Uber, Lyft RestrictionsThe future of Uber and other ride-sharing programs is being debated in county hall.
Dade Commission To Discuss New Restrictions On Uber This WeekThe future of ride services like Uber and Lyft could be decided in Miami-Dade this week. Wednesday morning, county commissioners will meet to discuss, and possible vote on, new restrictions on ride sharing companies.
Memo Outlines MDPD Policy On Pot PenaltiesMiami-Dade Police issued a memo outlining their rules on civil citations for those caught with pot.
Dade Commissioners Approve Worldcenter Special DistrictMiami-Dade County Commissioners voted 12-to-zero in favor of a special taxing district for the $1.7 billion Miami Worldcenter project.
Dade Commissioners Approve Pot Possession Penalty ReductionShould possessing a small amount of pot land a person in jail? Miami-Dade Commissioners said no on Tuesday.
Miami-Dade Commission Passed New Pool Safety RegulationsMiami-Dade commissioners are expected to give final approval Tuesday to pool safety regulations that could save lives.
Miami-Dade Commission Set To Pass New Pool Safety RegulationsMiami-Dade commissioners are expected to give final approval Tuesday to pool safety regulations that could save lives.
Dade Commission To Hold Final Vote On BudgetMiami-Dade commissioners are scheduled to take a final vote on a $6.2 billion budget on Thursday.
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.
Miami-Dade Mayor Stresses Balanced Budget At State Of The County AddressMiami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez delivered his annual State of the County speech Wednesday before a packed house at the Milander Center for Arts and Entertainment in Hialeah.
Dade Commission To Take Up Oversight Panel For Jackson Improvement FundsMiami-Dade commissioners will take up a proposal to create a citizens’ panel to oversee $830 million in public money to upgrade Jackson Health System.
Miami-Dade Commissioners Vote For Taxi Reforms If you have taken a cab in Miami-Dade county chances are you had to pay the fare with cash. Wednesday afternoon that may change. Miami-Dade commissioners will vote on sweeping changes that could change even the cars that are picking you up.