Gus Barreiro

  • News

    August 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    The Five Worst Primary Candidates: Our Haters Guide To Next Tuesday's Election

    With Miami's primary elections rolling in on August 14, Banana Republican decided to do Dade a solid by tallying up the worst scalawags, scoundrels, and scumbags who weaseled onto the ballot. Rock the vote, long live democracy, and all that jazz.But honestly, we'd rather you stay at home and watch D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2012

    Tea Party Miami Compares Politician to Aurora Shooter

    "What Do Gus Barreiro and the Aurora Mass Murderer Have in Common?" reads the latest headline on Yes, Tea Party Miami chairman Eric Von Tausch is shamelessly using the murder of 12 people to attack a politician he doesn't like.

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    Diaz de La Portilla Brothers Set Their Sights On State Legislature

    Tallahassee, be very afraid. If all goes according to their plan, not one, not two, but all three Diaz de la Portilla brothers will be members of the state Legislature come November. They're already one-third of the way there. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla did not draw a challenger for his state Senate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    News Roundup

    The University of Miami is not immune to the recession. President Shalala outlines a contingency plan for the next to years aimed at lowering spending. The school has had a hiring freeze in place since December, but Shalala promises no large layoffs. [Hurricane]The School Board approved a plan to cu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2006

    Adios, Arza

    Reach out and berate someone State Rep. Ralph Arza made a different kind of call this morning: He resigned his office and bowed out of his re-election race. The former lawmaker is facing criminal charges for his irate, curse-laden phone calls to State Rep. Gus Barreiro. Here's the complete t ... More >>

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    Welcome to Fabulous Tallahassee

    Where your humble state legislators work hard by day and play hard by night

  • News

    July 4, 2002

    Bleeding Stierheim

    "Business whiz" Joe Arriola turns and bites the education hand that appointed him

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    November 22, 2001

    Say Hello to Your New Commissioner

    Miami voters weren't going to let conflicts of interest or a two-bit felony conviction stop them from electing Angel Gonzalez

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    The Enigma

    The new chairman of the Miami-Dade delegation sets his own course in Tallahassee

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    Rebel with a Cause

    As Marta Perez has discovered, the school board can be a very lonely place when you're trying to be a reformer

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Don't Look for the Union Label

    For two years Goya Foods has waged a war to prevent its workers from unionizing. Now things are starting to get really ugly.

  • News

    December 2, 1999

    Portrait of an Upset

    Johnny Winton used anti-incumbent backlash, new district boundaries, and plenty of cash to knock off J.L. Plummer