Tag Archive | "Miami-Dade County"

Six Couples Launch Legal Challenge Against Florida’s Gay Marriage Ban


A coalition of gay couples in Florida is taking on the state’s ban on gay marriage.

Published in Blog, Government, Justice, Politics

In Miami-Dade County, Questions About Secret Incentive


Steve Miller: What company is behind a secret project in Miami-Dade County approved for a $3.5 million incentive?

Published in Blog, Business, Government, Open Records, Politics

A Politically Divided Florida Bungles Another Presidential Election


Ashley Lopez: The presidential election may have been called hours after polls closed in Florida, but the Sunshine State’s results weren’t called until days later, thanks to a series of problems in South Florida.

Published in Blog, Government, Politics

With Marlins Stadium, Baseball Wins. Does Public?


Howard Goodman: Unlike some cities that have balked at pouring taxpayer money into new stadiums, Miami decided to let the public finance most of the cost, which exceeds $600 million.

Published in Blog, Economy, Government

Poverty, Homelessness Rising Sharply Among Florida Students


Mc Nelly Torres: An FCIR analysis of data on child poverty, homelessness and subsidized lunches shows how much poorer Florida has become since the Great Recession.

Published in Economy, Education, Government

Foreclosure Risk: Miami-Dade County


Examine foreclosures in Miami-Dade County.

Published in Housing

Can U.S. Nuclear Plants Handle a Major Natural Disaster?


ProPublica: Congressman Ed Markey has asked the Government Accountability Office to look into earthquake and flood protection at nuclear plants and questions whether the new AP1000 reactor design by Westinghouse is vulnerable to earthquakes.

Published in Blog, Environment, Government


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