Kendall school teacher challenges Miami-Dade Commissioner Roberto Gonzalez

Miami-Dade Commissioner Roberto Gonzalez, who was appointed by the governor and has never been elected, has a challenger in this November’s election. School teacher Bryan Paz-Hernandez, former president of the West Kendall Dems — now an NPA — filed paperwork Wednesday intending to run. “I’m tired of the traffic and high cost of housing,” Paz-Hernandez […]
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Early voting starts Monday and all 1,700+ voting machines have been tested

All systems are go! The Miami-Dade County Elections Department has finished testing all the 1,700+ voting units that will be deployed for the March 19 Presidential Preference Primary Election. On Wednesday, they reached a “milestone day,” said Elections Supervisor Christine White, when the county conducted the state-required random Logic and Accuracy Test of 5% of […]
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Katherine Fernandez Rundle starts building campaign bank with $420K+

After reporting month after month with no contributions for more than three years, a political action committee for Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle reported raising $182,000 in the last quarter of 2023. Add that to the $239,374 reported in her campaign account and Ms KFR has almost half a million in the bank already. […]
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New Coral Gables PAC seeks to change election date and commission powers

A new political action committee in Coral Gables has formed with the intention of getting three charter amendments on the ballot. According to it’s website, Accountable Coral Gables is promoting a change in the election date to November on even years — which there is already a petition being circulated for — the requirement of […]
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Coral Gables skips search, hires new city manager Amos Rojas on the spot

3 commissioners say public corruption is the reason DEVELOPING: The Coral Gables city commission on Tuesday decided to skip the national search for a new city manager and instead hired Amos Rojas, Jr., a former U.S Marshall and special agent with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement who can “clean up” City Hall — and […]
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Coral Gables Commissioner Kirk Menendez draws an opponent for 2025

Sources say the mayor’s allies recruited the candidate Richard Lara, executive vice president and general counsel at Spanish Broadcasting Systems, chose the Coral Gables Commission’s public comments section Tuesday to announce that he was going to run against Commissioner Kirk Menendez in 2025. But first, he gave a traditional 305 stump speech introduction about his […]
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Someone’s collecting petitions to move Coral Gables election date to November

The debate ended in September, when the new majority on the Coral Gables Commission — Melissa Castro, Ariel Fernandez and Kirk Menendez — voted to keep the Election Day in the City Beautiful in April on odd years rather than move it to the general election on even years. Commissioners also voted unanimously to create […]
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Miami Mayor Francis Suarez is all over the place — except leading the city

From a Texas border town facing a migrant crisis to the a conference of foreign real estate investors to the Saudi Arabian regime’s investment powwow on South Beach — Miami Mayor Francis Suarez is all over the place. Except doing what he’s supposed to be doing, which is leading the city. Suarez, whose delusional pipe […]
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Move to move Homestead Rodeo gets pushback on Miami-Dade commission

Negotiations between the county and the operators at Homestead Speedway to put on a rodeo will have to wait. A proposal at the Miami-Dade Commission to establish a countywide rodeo, farmer’s market and farm show was deferred Wednesday after Miami-Dade Commissioner Danielle Cohen Higgins expressed several concerns. There was no discussion with the Homestead Rodeo […]
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Miami repeals law allowing massive billboards despite threat of lawsuit

But some signs that are already approved may stay Miami Commissioner Miguel Gabela was very indecisive at Thursday’s city commission meeting. First he voted to defer the item sponsored by Commissioner Damian Pardo to repeal the ordinance passed last year that allows for massive signs more than double the size of countywide regulations. Then, after […]
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