Miami-Dade Commissioners Meet For First Budget Hearing It may be a long night at a Miami-Dade budget hearing Thursday as there is plenty to discuss in the county’s $6 billion budget.
Gimenez: Fire Union To Blame For Fireboat Fiasco Just days after the county faced criticism for not having its fireboats available during the July Fourth boating tragedy that left four people dead and a dozen injured, Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez proposed a budget that takes $3.3 from the fire department and transfers it to the libraries.
Absentee Ballots For Dade's Special Election Are Mailed Out More than 189,000 absentee ballots were mailed out Tuesday for the upcoming Special Election in Miami-Dade. Voters can expect to receive their ballot on Wednesday or Thursday.
Another Candidate Plans Challenge To Miami-Dade ElectionFlorida representative Jean Patrick Julien, (D)-North Miami Beach, says he will wage a court battle challenging his razor-thin defeat last week. Julien lost to fellow Democrat Barbara Watson by a scant 13 votes. He believes he would have won, but for election fraud.
Braman Backed Candidate Loses Big In Tuesday ElectionBillionaire Norman Braman has flexed his considerable political muscle in recent years trying to shape Miami-Dade County politics. But Tuesday night, almost all of the candidates he supported came up short.
Gimenez Installed As Miami-Dade's New MayorIn a public ceremony, Carlos Gimenez was sworn in Wednesday afternoon as the new mayor of Miami Dade County, vowing to shrink the size of county government, and cut taxes, without harming essential services such as the police and fire departments.
Early Voters Cast Ballots For Miami-Dade County Mayoral RaceThe Miami-Dade County runoff election is less than two weeks away., and early voting began Saturday. Voters in Miami-Dade County will choose a new Mayor and State House District 110 Representative.
Early Voting Begins Saturday For County Mayoral RaceThe Miami-Dade County runoff election is less than two weeks away, and early voting starts Saturday. Voters in Miami-Dade County will choose a new Mayor and State House District 110 Representative/