Read "Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman Allegedly Made Campaign Ad With City Resources."Based on a complaint dismissed by the Miami-Dade ethics commission yesterday, elected officials can use taxpayer resources to make campaign ads. Homestead Mayor Steven Bateman will not be punished for using snippets ... More >>
Is Ron Book lobbying for your taxpayer interests? Probably not. Update: Ron Book tells Banana Republican that it was unfair to characterize his representation of municipal governments and private clients with competing interests as something bad. "I didn't do anything nefarious or unethical," he ... More >>
Simon Graves wants to dunk crooked pols.
The Miami Herald is reporting that the county's ethics commission public advocate has found "probable cause" that Police Chief John Timoney failed to disclose the Lexus that he "borrowed" from a dealer earlier this year. (Timoney later bought the car, but only after Channel 4 and the police union ou ... More >>
Miami-Dade's ethics czar decides to use the Internet to upbraid the inspector general. Bad decision
Free cops for your next event? Dorrin Rolle says yes.
All agree that Hialeah Police Chief Rolando Bolaños lied under oath, and all agree he apparently got away with it