07/02/2013 03:11 pm ET Updated Sep 01, 2013

Homestead Mayor Privately Paid By Firm Seeking His Help

CBS Miami

HOMESTEAD (CBS4) - As the Mayor of Homestead, Steve Bateman has been relentless pushing county officials to approve permits for a new sewage pump station in South Dade. He spent hours at County Hall cajoling staff, he berated reluctant bureaucrats in emails, and he even pitched the project during a rare, hour-long February meeting with County Mayor Carlos Gimenez.

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