While introducing Steve Shiver as his choice for county manager, Mayor Alex Penelas repeatedly referred to the 34-year-old Homestead mayor's business experience as proof he is qualified to run Miami-Dade County. The sum of that experience? Shiver owns a franchised real estate office, a construction company, and a security-equipment firm. Of the 50 people in his employ, 40 work in real estate, most of them as agents. (Last week Shiver promised to divest himself of his businesses when, and if, he... More >>>