Yesterday, President Obama outline a proposed $447 billion jobs bill that would cut payroll taxes, increase spending on infrastructure and public works programs, and extend unemployment benefits.Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, with lightning-fast speed, released a statement and video response last nigh ... More >>
A story that started yesterday with blogger Al Crespo posting a mysterious, voided city check for $200,000 ended with more ammo fed into the raging firefight between the Miami Police Department and City Hall when Chief Miguel Exposito admitted the check was part of a huge payout he was offered to ... More >>
Concern over a looming budget gap and leadership turmoil has led Moody's, the bond rating agency, to downgrade its outlook on the City of Miami's $226 million in obligations from "stable" to "negative," according to an investor's report obtained by blogger Al Crespo. The agency also down ... More >>
Here's a staggering statistic from the continued fallout of Florida's real estate bust: 18 percent of homes in Florida, or nearly one in five, sit empty. That's a 62 percent increase in empty homes in the past ten years, and the surplus of inventory on the market ensures that home prices are ... More >>
It's not a particularly great time to be unemployed in America right now, a fact far too many of us know first hand, and if you're looking for a job in South Florida things aren't looking too good. Forbes.com has ranked Miami as the third worst job market in the country. Though, the site cites an ... More >>
That condo you bought in downtown as an investment property in 2005? You might not be able to make a reasonable profit on it until sometime after 2030.Moody's Economy.com says housing prices in Miami-Dade and most other southern Florida counties won't recover until 2030. The predictions ... More >>
Saving the Glades could mean screwing these guys.
Forbes only exists anymore to create inane city rankings that have no practical use. Their latest in "America's 10 Most Miserable" cities, which ranks cities based on "commute times, corruption, pro sports teams, Superfund sites, taxes (both income and sales), unemployment, violent crime and weather ... More >>