Alina Hudak

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    In Early Voting Debacle in Doral, Carlos Gimenez Fails To Lead

    As the 2012 presidential election in Miami-Dade County spirals into calamity, alcalde fuerte Carlos Gimenez is doing nothing to stop another embarrassing, national indictment of our Banana Republic's voting system. Despite long lines of voters who waited two-to-six hours to cast their ballots during ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    Who Will Be In Carlos Gimenez's Administration?

    Who will Gimenez tap to help him fix county government?​Carlos Gimenez won't get sworn in as mayor until at least Friday, but he is already getting to work. Blogger Elaine de Valle reports Gimenez will be meeting today with County Manager Alina Hudak to start work on the budget which has to be pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    County Manager George Burgess Is Resigning

    ​Hours after voters tossed out the bums (ahem, Carlos Alvarez and the vile Natacha Seijas), County Manager George Burgess got the hint as well. Burgess is set to resign his post today at a 2 p.m. news conference.In memorium, we'll just toss out two things about Burgess: $422,118 (yu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Setting The County Record Straight

    Courtesy Genius of Despair from Eye On Miami​With the news that Miami-Dade County Manager George Burgess is using county resources to help "set the record straight" about all the great and wonderful things he and his clan of bureaucrats do for us ungrateful residents, Banana Republican thought we' ... More >>

  • News

    August 20, 2009

    Ridin' Dirty

    Miami-Dade County execs drive expensive cars on the taxpayers' dime.

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    County Execs Drive Expen$ive Car$ on the Taxpayers' Dime

    ​The more Riptide dissects Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez's proposed budget cuts in order to make up a $427 million shortfall, the more we realize el alcalde fuerte is not gonna mess with his executive staff's perks. The mayor's spokeswoman, Vicki Mallette, confirmed Alvarez will not ax the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Most County Executives Safe from Budget Cuts

    Alex Izaguirre​UPDATE: Earlier this week, Miami-Dade County spokeswoman Vicki Mallette responded to my earlier report regarding executive salaries. I apologize to my readers for not posting her response sooner.She insisted that Alvarez is proposing in the budget a ten percent reduction to the coun ... More >>

  • News

    August 13, 2009

    Big Money on Top at Miami-Dade County Hall

    When in doubt, pay the chiefs and forget the workers.