Vicki Mallette

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Setting The County Record Straight

    Courtesy Genius of Despair from Eye On Miami​With the news that Miami-Dade County Manager George Burgess is using county resources to help "set the record straight" about all the great and wonderful things he and his clan of bureaucrats do for us ungrateful residents, Banana Republican thought we' ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010
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    September 16, 2009

    Millions in Car Allowances and Other Perks Safe From Budget Cuts

    Alex Izaguirre​Tomorrow evening, Miami-Dade County Commissioners will finally set the budget for the upcoming year. We already know that Mayor Carlos Alvarez is proposing some seriously draconian cuts and will make good on his promise to lay of 1,700 employees, which does not bode well for south F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2009

    Carlos Alvarez Won't You Please Be My Facebook Pal?

    Alex Izaguirre​ Kudos to Miami Herald reporters Matt Haggman and Scott Dolan who today whacked Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez really good. Turns out our dear alcalde fuerte was doling out raises to his favored employees while he takes the axe to the rest of the county budget. Of course, don't for ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009

    Ridin' Dirty

    Miami-Dade County execs drive expensive cars on the taxpayers' dime.

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    August 17, 2009

    County Execs Drive Expen$ive Car$ on the Taxpayers' Dime

    ​The more Riptide dissects Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez's proposed budget cuts in order to make up a $427 million shortfall, the more we realize el alcalde fuerte is not gonna mess with his executive staff's perks. The mayor's spokeswoman, Vicki Mallette, confirmed Alvarez will not ax the ... More >>

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    August 14, 2009

    Most County Executives Safe from Budget Cuts

    Alex Izaguirre​UPDATE: Earlier this week, Miami-Dade County spokeswoman Vicki Mallette responded to my earlier report regarding executive salaries. I apologize to my readers for not posting her response sooner.She insisted that Alvarez is proposing in the budget a ten percent reduction to the coun ... More >>

  • News

    September 13, 2007

    The Debate You Didn't See

    A presidential hopeful talks about milk

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    March 29, 2007

    Behind the Boot

    Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez is on a rampage. Here's the skinny.