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Cynthia Curry

  • News

    May 17, 2012
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    September 17, 2009

    Baby Got Fatback!

    Why are so many cities laying off little guys and not cutting executives' porcine salaries?

  • 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.

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    August 7, 2008
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    December 27, 2007

    On the MMAP

    The key to understanding the new corruption charges? Look at the old ones.

  • News

    June 14, 2007

    Bazooka Babes

    "We make sure the girls are handling these weapons properly"

  • News

    July 20, 2006

    The Ghetto Governor

    Dorrin Rolles dedication to his district is in question

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    You Are Cordially Invited

    So you weren't among those lucky few who dined with the king and queen? Consider it a compliment.

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    True Colors

    Alex Penelas gets in touch with the inner Alex Penelas

  • News

    January 20, 2000

    Riptide

    Castigating Couch, heralding SAVE Dade, and foot dragging on the River

  • News

    February 27, 1997
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    August 17, 1995

    In the Dead of the Night

    While you were sound asleep, the Dade County Commission spent hundreds of millions of your dollars. Aren't you glad they didn't bother to wake you?

  • News

    May 11, 1995

    Secrets and Sunshine

    One thing is clear: Some county commissioners broke the law last December. Another thing isn't so clear: Will they ever be punished?

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    January 26, 1995

    Dade Divided

    One person won the job of county chief executive. But in the end, everybody lost.

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