Two First Ladies Visiting South Florida This WeekIt’s not quite the president, but a pair of First Ladies will be in South Florida this week making speeches and announcing new initiatives.
Poll: Miami-Dade Voters Want Vegas-Style CasinosOver half of likely Miami-Dade County voters said they want Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Biden Raising Money For Alex Sink Campaign In Coral Gables WednesdayVice President Joe Biden will be traveling to Coral Gables Wednesday night to help raise money for the Congressional campaign of Alex Sink.
Obama Holding Fundraiser At Home Of Alonzo MourningPresident Barack Obama will get a hand in fundraising from a legendary former member of the Miami Heat.
Drive To Legalize Medical Marijuana Has Cost MillionsThe legalization of medical marijuana will go before Florida voters this year, but for its backers, getting to this point has come with a heavy cost.
Poll: Majority Agrees With Crist On CubaLast Friday night, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist called for an end to the Cuban embargo. While some GOP members immediately criticized Crist’s comments, the former governor’s opinion may be the prevailing opinion, according to new poll.
Miami City Manager To ResignMiami City Manager Johnny Martinez will resign his position the first week of March, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Media And Politicians Misinterpret Jobs ReportThe Congressional Budget Office typically doesn’t make a lot of news, but Tuesday the CBO was front and center in the media. Unfortunately, most in the media and many politicians completely misinterpreted what the CBO reported.
Miami-Dade Commissioners "Throw Budget Into Disarray"With a warning from Mayor Carlos Gimenez that it would "throw our budget into disarray," Miami-Dade Commissioners Tuesday overrode his veto of their earlier vote to re-instate five percent pay cuts that had been imposed on county employees.
Fla. House Ready To Move Ahead On Destination Resort Casinos In S. Fla.Republican leadership in the Florida House signaled Tuesday it’s ready to pass legislation that would allow Las Vegas-style casinos in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Jeb Bush Endorses Republican Candidate In District 13 Special ElectionA day after the first debate in the special election for District 13's Congressional seat, Republican candidate David Jolly is calling on a Republican with a familiar name to further boost his campaign.
Candidates Debate In Florida Special ElectionThe three candidates who are seeking to replace the late Congressman Bill Young held their first debate on Monday night.
Supreme Court Justice Speaking In S. Florida MondayU.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito will be in South Florida Monday to give a lunchtime speech to the Palm Beach County Bar Association.
Miami-Dade Delays Re-Precincting Until 2015Lines up to seven hours made Miami-Dade County the butt of many jokes on Election Day 2012. Part of the cause of the delay came from an uneven distribution of voters in precincts, but the county isn’t planning on fixing the problem anytime soon.
Minimum Wage Increase Has Broad Bipartisan Support In FloridaNot many political issues enjoy a broad base of bipartisan support, but one such issue in the state of Florida is raising the minimum wage.