Lawsuit to shed light on soccer stadium deal, land taken by eminent domain

Lawsuit to shed light on soccer stadium deal, land taken by eminent domain

Thank the political gods that millionaire Miami pioneer heir Bruce Matheson also smelled something fishy about Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez‘s special no-bid deal to sell a county-owned parcel in Overtown to the Beckham United group that wants to build a soccer stadium there. Matheson — who has the money and gravitas that comes from a track […]

Both Democrats in SD40 race are compared to Donald Trump

Both Democrats in SD40 race are compared to Donald Trump

It was bound to happen. In fact, one might wonder what took Annette Taddeo so long to bring up Ana Rivas Logan‘s Republican stripes. It happened this week, when Democrat voters received a mailer where Rivas Logan is pictured between President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who she only served in Tallahassee with […]

Michael Gongora, Mark Samuelian lead Miami Beach commission money race

Michael Gongora, Mark Samuelian lead Miami Beach commission money race

While it is not the only reason they are the frontrunners in the November election, it helps that former Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Gongora and comeback candidate Mark Samuelian have each raised more than $170,000, leading the pack in their respective commission races, according to the latest campaign reports filed last week. And leading by […]

Gimenez family hit in Senate campaign… ADLP’s wag the dog?

Gimenez family hit in Senate campaign… ADLP’s wag the dog?

¡Que arroz con mango! The Senate 40 race has become a total telenovela in the final weeks, with a five-year old, out-of-state misdemeanor arrest record surfacing at the last minute, implicating something salacious and improper between former Sen. Alex Diaz de la Portilla and the daughter-in-law of the county mayor, who were taken into custody together […]

Senate 40 candidates to face off in forum — if they show up

Senate 40 candidates to face off in forum — if they show up

With less than two weeks left before the special election primary to fill the Senate seat in District 40 — brought to you by the drunken, racists rants of former Sen. Frank Artiles — you would think that they’d all take advantage of an opportunity to reach a large group of engaged voters at a […]

South Miami commission pushes forward with solar panels measure

South Miami commission pushes forward with solar panels measure

South Miami is poised to become the first city in the Sunshine State to require new single family homes be built with solar panels. If the ordinance passes on final reading Wednesday evening, the requirement would also be for any homes that have renovations to 75 percent or more of its footprint. The threshhold was […]

Carlos Gimenez raises funds for Diaz; his daughter helps ADLP

Carlos Gimenez raises funds for Diaz; his daughter helps ADLP

The Gimenez clan is apparently divided when it comes to the Senate race in District 40. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez — who some believe owes his current job to former Senator Alex Diaz de la Portilla — is not backing his old ally and, instead of just staying politely out of it, is the special guest […]

ADLP hit by attacks in all negative Senate 40 GOP primary campaign

ADLP hit by attacks in all negative Senate 40 GOP primary campaign

And the hits just keep on coming against former Sen. Alex Diaz de la Portilla in the Republican primary for Senate District 40, a special summer election brought to you by the arrogant, drunken, racist rants of former Sen. Frank Artiles, who was forced to resign. That the attacks are coming from or on behalf of Artiles’ best […]

Six early birds set to bid on open House 115 in 2018

Six early birds set to bid on open House 115 in 2018

Everyone is concentrated on the special elections this summer and there’s more than a year to go before the primaries for the state legislative races next year. But a few open seats have hopefuls planning early — none more than in House District 115, the seat vacated by termed-out State Rep. Michael Bileca, which happens to […]

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