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Miami-Dade Declines To Make Elections Fix -- Again

Miami Herald | PATRICIA MAZZEI | Posted 01.31.2014 | Miami

Miami-Dade voters endured lines up to seven hours long during the last presidential election in part because the county delayed a key once-a-decade de...

Gimenez On Obamacare Navigators: 'We Welcome The Federal Government'

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 09.25.2013 | Miami

Miami-Dade, where a third of the residents are uninsured, may follow Broward and Pinellas counties in defying Florida's ban on Obamacare navigators at...

County To Cut Healthcare Help On The Day Obamacare Opens

Posted 09.18.2013 | Miami

The federal government is spending $67 million to eliminate confusion as consumers shop for coverage on the new health insurance exchanges mandated by...

Miami's Libraries SAVED.. For Now

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 09.11.2013 | Miami

"We did it," read the Save The Miami-Dade Public Libraries Facebook page in the early morning hours Wednesday. After an eight-and-a half-hour budge...

RARE PHOTOS: The Glory Days Of Our Libraries

Posted 09.03.2013 | Miami

Just days away from the final vote on whether 49 Miami-Dade public libraries will be partially shuttered, just under half of library staff laid off, a...

Bad News For More Than A Dozen Of Our Libraries

Posted 08.28.2013 | Miami

Mayor Carlos Gimenez's recent announcement that all Miami-Dade public libraries will remain open turned out to be bittersweet: he contends hours and s...

Mayor Makes Big Announcement

Posted 08.24.2013 | Miami

After dozens of rallies, hundreds of protestors, three town hall meetings, and one online petition, none of Miami-Dade's public libraries will close t...

45 Libraries To Remain Open.. But Without Staff?

Posted 08.16.2013 | Miami

Finally some good news for Miami-Dade libraries: Thursday Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced only four branches will close due to budget cuts instead of t...

PHOTOS: Hundreds Rally To Save Our Libraries

Posted 08.05.2013 | Miami

Hundreds braved a rainy weekend to rally to save Miami-Dade libraries, clearly disproving Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez's claim that the age of the ...

Why These 6 Libraries Are Saved -- For Now

| Posted 09.30.2013 | Miami

This article courtesy of Miami New Times. By Francisco Alvarado Community outrage over Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez's decision to potentially...

WATCH: Mayor Makes OUTRAGEOUS Claim About Libraries

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 07.17.2013 | Miami

The news that Miami-Dade Mayor was axing funding for a no-kill program at county animal shelters got worse on Monday when he announced that nearly two...

Libraries Facing The Ax

Miami Herald | PATRICIA MAZZEI | Posted 09.15.2013 | Miami

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez on Monday backed off entirely from a property-tax rate hike he had proposed a mere six days earlier, saying dissatisfi...

Mayor Hacks Popular Program

Posted 07.13.2013 | Miami

A $20-per-household tax could have saved the 30,000 animals killed each year in Miami-Dade animal shelters -- but the pups and cats slated for euthana...

12 Good Things That Happened In Miami-Dade

The Huffington Post | Joey Francilus | Posted 03.01.2013 | Miami

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Giménez had a few good things to gloat about in his annual State of the County address Thursday -- and not just the opening j...

Another Embarrassment For Enterprise Florida

Posted 02.26.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- Who'd have guessed a lawsuit-laden sugar company run by a former cocaine trafficker wasn't a great partner for Miami-Dade and Florida officia...

No Sunshine For Public Salaries?

Posted 12.03.2012 | Miami

Miami-Dade commissioner Barbara Jordan has a problem with the public knowing how much she makes -- and if she has her way, you won't. As first repo...

Waited Hours To Vote? Thank Gimenez

Posted 11.19.2012 | Miami

Local and federal officials are taking another look at what went wrong at polls and what can be done differently in order to prevent another election ...

Janie Campbell

UPDATE: Miami Voter: 'I've Never Had This Much Of A Problem Voting'

HuffingtonPost.com | Janie Campbell | Posted 11.05.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- On Monday morning voters again flocked to Miami-Dade Elections headquarters in Doral, turning one lane of traffic into a parallel parking zon...

Election Results: Winners, Losers, And Yachts

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 08.15.2012 | Miami

Like Mellencamp sang in "Pink Houses," there's winners/and there's losers/and Miami-Dade irrationally hates pit bulls. Or something like that. Heartla...

Re-Elected!

AP | Posted 10.14.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has been elected to his first full term. Gimenez beat out County Commission Chairman Joe Martinez and...

Who's At The Top Of Miami-Dade Voter Fraud?

Posted 08.03.2012 | Miami

An investigation into voter fraud has apparently widened throughout Miami-Dade after a Hialeah woman was been arrested for allegedly illegally collect...

Dias -- Or Campaign Pulpit?

Miami Herald | Posted 08.10.2012 | Miami

When Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez proposed cutting a deal earlier this year to benefit the struggling company that wraps baggage at Miami Internati...

Jackson Hospital Executives Should Start "Right-Sizing" Their Own Pay

Jose Suarez | Posted 05.30.2012 | Miami
Jose Suarez

Despite the fact that Jackson hospital includes some of the best ranked institutions in the country, over 1,100 hard working medical professionals are expected to be put out into the street mid April. Talk about no good deed going unpunished.

Lawmakers Fight Over Everglades

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 03.05.2012 | Miami

The battle of the Everglades vs. development is back in the political spotlight, with one local lawmaker arguing it should be easier to move the urban...

Charter Reform Must Address Transportation

Anthony Garcia | Posted 01.29.2012 | Miami
Anthony Garcia

Without considering sweeping changes to transportation planning and funding, charter reform will not mean much in the daily lives of residents of Miami-Dade County.