Juan Kuryla must be the happiest man working for Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, who recently announced he wants property owners to swallow a 5 percent tax rate hike to balance his proposed budget. On April 29, Mayor Carlos Gimenez promoted Kuryla from deputy seaport director to the head hon ... More >>
Want to know how much your public servants are making? Hop on the Miami-Dade County website, click "Transparency," and select "Employee Salaries." In just a few seconds, you can get salary information on anyone who works for the county. Say, for instance, Barbara Jordan! As county commissioner, the ... More >>
Carmen Lunetta, the central figure in one of the most infamously notorious cases of public corruption in Miami-Dade history, is close to finalizing a deal that would require him to pay the county $50,000 for his delinquent ways.The 80-year-old was once the Port of Miami director, who wielded an i ... More >>
At last glance, more than one in ten Miamians are unemployed and a solid chunk of the rest are proud pledging members of Broke Phi Broke. That's why County Mayor Carlos Alvarez is in serious danger of getting recalled -- and the rest of the County Commission shouldn't be feeling too comfortable e ... More >>
Will the county risk Homestead's future on a no-win lawsuit? Find out on Tuesday.
There was Cuban music at Midem's inaugural Miami music conference, but not much -- and maybe never again
You say you haven't got a cellular phone? Heck, you own hundreds of 'em! And right now some local bureaucrat is using one to make a hairdressing appointment.