Dennis Moss

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    May 31, 2013

    It's Time for Another National Black Boycott of Miami Beach

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Today, Luke is outraged over the treatment of African-Americans in Miami Beach. Once again Miami Beach did a helluva of a job making sure Africa ... More >>

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    January 23, 2013

    Miami Dolphins Stadium Renovation: A Political Insider's Guide

    Give Stephen Ross props. He stepped up to Norman Braman one billionaire to another and slapped him across the face with a clean white glove. With a full page ad undermining Braman's credibility in Tuesday's edition of the Miami Herald, Ross let Braman know he's got the cash to parry any attacks the ... More >>

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    October 15, 2012

    Carlos Gimenez, Rebeca Sosa and David Rivera Shower Favors On Ex-Cocaine Trafficker

    On July 13, Alexander I. Perez stood underneath a new street sign christening a portion of SE 10th Avenue in front of his Hialeah warehouse as "Banah Sweet Way." A gaggle of local politicos -- including Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez, his Hialeah counterpart Carlos Hernandez, and County Commissione ... More >>

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    August 30, 2012
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    August 27, 2012

    Norman Braman Dodges Taxes For His Yacht, Kisses

    For the past couple of years, Norman Braman has carefully crafted his image as a do-gooder billionaire and civic activist by leading the recall of former Miami-Dade mayor Carlos Alvarez and, more recently, financing opponents against four sitting county commissioners because they saddled taxpayers w ... More >>

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    August 2, 2012
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    July 31, 2012

    Norman Braman Is A Phony

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke goes after the County Commission's biggest enemy.Car magnate, activist, and billionaire Norman Braman has everyone fooled. He's n ... More >>

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    July 23, 2012

    Genting Executives Contribute To Incumbent County Commissioners

    Read our previous coverage of Genting's political contributions.The Malaysian gambling conglomerate that wants to build a casino resort on the site of the Miami Herald headquarters believes in county commissioners Audrey Edmonson, Bruno Barreiro, Barbara Jordan and Dennis Moss, the quartet of incumb ... More >>

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    June 5, 2012

    Norman Braman Backlash Begins With County Unions Protest Today UPDATE

    The counterattack against Norman Braman's plan to unseat four Miami-Dade County Commissioners begins this afternoon. A group called South Florida Jobs with Justice, a coalition of labor, community, and faith-based organizations, is going to hold a protest at the auto magnate's luxury car dealership ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012

    Barbara Jordan's Sister Who Defrauded the County Is On Her Campaign Payroll

    For Barbara Jordan, blood is thicker than water. How else can the Miami-Dade County commissioner justify the $5,000 her reelection campaign paid to the company owned by her sister Sandy Walker, a once-powerful lobbyist who five years ago pleaded guilty to defrauding the county?In a recent interview ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011
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    October 7, 2010

    Effort to Recall Five County Commissioners Launched

    Comm. Natacha Seijas is one of five being targeted​Billionaire Norman Braman's quest to have Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez recalled was officially approved by the Clerk of Courts yesterday. Today, and effort to recall five county commissioners was launched by a political action commi ... More >>

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    September 10, 2009

    Two-Thirds of Voters Have Negative Opinion of Mayor Alvarez, 46 Percent Support Recall

    Jonathan Postal Miami-Dade Mayor Alvarez and the County Commission have thrown sizable pay raises to staffers like they were life-vests on a sinking ship. They've simultaneously tossed funding to cultural efforts and other social programs overboard. That hasn't proven popular with voters ... More >>

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    January 3, 2008

    Pastor Targets Corruption

    Simon Graves wants to dunk crooked pols.

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    December 27, 2007

    On the MMAP

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

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    April 26, 2007

    Bruno the Absent

    He's not around much and he doesn't sponsor many bills, but this chairman's for you

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    April 12, 2007

    The Plucky Mr. Clucky

    "Every kid on Lincoln Road wants to hold Mr. Clucky. It fucking weirds me out!"

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    December 14, 2006


    Melt this commissioner

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    March 10, 2005
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    January 29, 2004

    An Embarrassment of Audits

    Numbers never lie, as further examination of Public Health Trust bookkeeping reveals

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    November 6, 2003

    Neighborhood Bully

    Think financing a Marlins ballpark is tricky? Just try finding a place to put it

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    March 6, 2003

    The Cuban Kong

    What's $28 million a year and added jobs for the poorest American city mean next to big cubanismo, bro?

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    June 13, 2002

    The Thick Blue Line

    Max Rameau switches gears on how to get a civilian investigative panel focused on county cops

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    May 23, 2002

    The Hot Seat

    Pepe Cancio faced big trouble on his first day as a county commissioner, but no one likes trouble

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    February 7, 2002

    A Wasted Life

    Will Eddie Lee Macklin accomplish more in death than he did in life? Don't count on it.

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    December 20, 2001

    A Public Servant Goes Public

    She ran her department like a pro, but she possessed one thing Alex Penelas and Steve Shiver couldn't tolerate: Integrity

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    December 13, 2001

    It's a Wonderful Decision

    The Bush administration makes it unanimous: No commercial airport in Homestead

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    July 19, 2001

    The Carlos Lacasa File

    Meet the most powerful politician you know nothing about

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    May 24, 2001

    With Enough Money

    Ed Hanna has been the driving force in promoting the development of West Perrine. He's done well for himself. Too bad West Perrine can't say the same thing.

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    May 3, 2001

    We Built This City

    Turns out the best possible way to rescue Miami-Dade's remaining rural farmland is to incorporate as a ... city. Huh?

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    January 25, 2001

    The Manager's Many Friends

    One thing about Steve Shiver's future as the county's chief executive: It'll never be lonely at the top

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    December 21, 2000

    Doing the Lord's Work Is Never Easy

    Especially when you have investigators breathing down your neck and rabble-rousers raising holy hell

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    August 24, 2000


    Master of his domains

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    August 10, 2000

    That's Rich

    Wanna know how county commissioners earn their keep? Don't bother checking financial disclosure forms.

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    July 13, 2000

    A Fine Mess

    Miami-Dade's election workers are overworked, underpaid, and years behind

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    February 10, 2000

    Screwing up the Center

    Years behind schedule and way over budget, the performing arts center is another Miami miracle

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    December 24, 1998
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    September 24, 1998

    How To Save the Neighborhood

    Let's say you've got a serious zoning problem. Here's what you do: Show up at county hall with armed with allies and solid arguments. Surely your elected representatives will do the right thing.

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    July 23, 1998

    Don't Call Me a Lobbyist!

    Even though my name is Chris Korge and Alex Penelas is my best buddy and all the commissioners are indebted to me and I guarantee you'll get that fat county contract

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    December 11, 1997
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    November 20, 1997
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    October 2, 1997

    Why Can't We All Just Go for the Jugular?

    The dogfight over the Independent Review Panel proves that you might unite the community, but you'll never unite the Dade County Commission

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    February 27, 1997
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    November 14, 1996
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    August 22, 1996
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    July 4, 1996
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    February 1, 1996

    Flying Blind

    Homestead Air Force Base: Hundreds of millions of dollars. An arrogant developer. Nine compliant politicians. A vote taken so late at night you never knew what hit you.

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    October 12, 1995

    Going South

    Civics and spirituality. Politics and prayer. In the ongoing battle against inertia, Goulds bares the conflicts at its core.

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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?

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    April 13, 1995
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