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    September 22, 2014

    Former Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman Found Guilty of Corruption Charges by Jury

    Last summer's crackdown on an allegedly corrupt local mayors has netted prosecutors a two-out-of-three conviction rate. Former Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman was found guilty by a jury this afternoon on two corruption charges. The verdict follows a guilty plea by Sweetwater Mayor Manuel Maroño, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2014

    Ex-Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman Goes To Trial on Corruption Charges Today

    Today may not technically be a holiday, but for Miami-Dade residents, it marks one of the treasured moments in the yearly calendar: Another former public official starts their corruption trial! Former Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman is the man on the stand in criminal court this morning, facing down t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    Steve Bateman Filed for Reelection Two Days After Arrest

    So Francis Suarez called off his run for City of Miami mayor after a few minor (well, by Miami-Dade standards at least) "scandals," but most politicians in Miami aren't as easily shook. Blind ambition rarely finds its bounds down here. So it's not really all that surprising that just two days afte ... More >>

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    August 28, 2013

    Homestead Mayor Steven Bateman Arrested for Unlawful Compensation

    Another city mayor in Miami-Dade has been busted this morning. Less than a month after the arrests of Sweetwater Mayor Manuel Maroño and Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi on federal bribery charges, the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office is accusing Homestead Mayor Steven Bateman of unlawful compensa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Homestead Mayor Steven Bateman's Top Shadiest Moments

    Boy, Steven Bateman doesn't know when to quit. Today, the Miami Herald published an article about another suspicious deal involving the Homestead mayor that appears riddled with conflicts-of-interest. It's becoming a pattern that has spawned separate investigations by the Miami-Dade State Attorney's ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 17, 2007

    This Shot’s For You

    Save Darfur and Sip Jack Daniels

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    Bean Counter's Paradise

    Miami finally hired an auditor with talent and fortitude. His work thus far will enrich the city and turn your stomach.

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    August 21, 1991