M-D Commission Rejects Elected Police Director PositionA proposal from Miami-Dade Commission Chairman Joe Martinez to make the county's top cop an elected position, rather than appointed by the mayor, has been voted down by fellow commissioners.
Fla. Supreme Court Upholds Broward County Term LimitsThe Florida Supreme Court has turned back a challenge to term limits for Broward County Commissioners saying term limits are constitutional.
Miami-Dade Charter Review Task Force To Hold First Public Meetinghe Miami-Dade Charter Review Task Force will hold its first in a series of public hearings on Monday.
Florida Justices Hear County Term Limits CasesThe Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in a challenge to the constitutionality of local term limits in Broward County, which would have an effect on term limits for a number of local commissions.
State's High Court To Take Up County Term LimitsThe issue of term limits for county commissioners in Broward and Sarasota will be taken up by the state’s Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Dade Mayor Promises New Jobs In "State of the County" MessageMiami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez delivered the State of the County address Tuesday where he touted the accomplishments of his 8 months in office and laid out his vision for the future, which includes a 4-step plan to create new jobs.
13's Not The Charm; Dade Voters Say No To Commission Pay RaisesThirteen times over the years the Miami-Dade commission has asked voters for a pay raise. Twelve times before this GOP primary day, voters rejected their request. It appears that this latest request, on the primary ballot, may be unlucky 13.
Poll: Miami-Dade Voters Uncertain About Commission Pay HikeA new poll of voters likely to take part in the January 31st primary shows a plan to raise the pay of Miami-Dade commissioners by tying it to term limits may be in trouble, with supporters and opponents in a virtual dead heat.