Federal Elections Commission reopens corruption case against ex-U.S. Rep. David Rivera

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org The Federal Elections Commission will get another crack at holding former Miami congressman David Rivera accountable

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Construction giant Odebrecht goes after former top So. Fla execs for stealing trade secrets

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org Odebrecht, the controversial global conglomerate that has an extensive portfolio of big-ticket government construction projects across

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Felonies in the voting booth? Miami-Dade prosecutors probe ballots cast by ineligible felons

By Dan Christensen FloridaBulldog.org Miami-Dade corruption prosecutors are investigating allegations that at least 275 ineligible felons voted illegally in the

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Miami-Dade’s Jordan wants to give wife of political ally $196K of county real estate for $10

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org Miami-Dade Commissioner Barbara Jordan wants to give away three county-owned properties to a financially troubled non-profit

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After cruise line gripes, Miami-Dade scraps terminal bids – and $19 million in savings

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org A major cruise line strong-armed Miami-Dade County officials into killing the winning bid for a new

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Village of Bal Harbour keeps residents in the dark

Residents of Bal Harbour, one of the smallest municipalities in Miami-Dade County, continue to fight against the aggressive expansion efforts

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Brandes urges Tri-Rail to hold off on controversial half-billion dollar contract, seeks inquiry

Saying he is concerned “it just doesn’t look right,” state Sen. Jeff Brandes, who chairs a key committee, said late

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Ken Reecy named interim head of Florida Housing

Ken Reecy has been named Interim Executive Director of the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC), according to a press release. Cissy

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More than just the presidency: 10 down ballot races in Florida to watch on Election Day

Presidential races get all the attention, but it’s the folks down ballot that make the real decisions. In the Sunshine

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Donald Trump tells backers to ‘watch the polls’ — but signups slow

Donald Trump regularly warns his crowds to closely watch polling places to prevent Democrats from stealing the election. But his

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Miami-Dade Commissioner questions value of $3.7 million Beacon Council subsidy

By Francisco Alvarado FloridaBulldog.org An elected official’s recent inquiry into The Beacon Council, a private agency that is tasked with

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Buying political influence in a small town in Florida

Bal Harbour, a small Florida village of under 3,000 residents in Miami-Dade County, is home to Bal Harbour Shops, one

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Zika test urged for pregnant women throughout Miami-Dade

The government on Wednesday recommended Zika testing for all pregnant women who recently spent time anywhere in Florida’s Miami-Dade County.

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Who watches the low-income housing watchmen? (Part III)

Now that the ink is dry on a federal criminal plea deal that put an end to a $36 million

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Growers: Bromeliads aren’t to blame for Zika in Miami Beach

Just over a month ago, Miami Beach Botanical Garden was home to over 2,000 colorful, water-trapping bromeliads, some featuring red

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More Miami-Dade mosquitoes test positive for Zika

More mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus have been found in the Miami Beach area. The Florida Department of Agriculture and

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Who watches the low-income housing watchmen? (Part II)

Earlier this week, I wrote about “a South Florida swindle” that resulted in 70-year-old developer Lloyd Boggio copping a plea

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Who watches the low-income housing watchmen?

A South Florida swindle that involved stealing money intended to put roofs over poor folk’s heads is spinning to an ignominious

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Florida residents outside Zika zones express pesticide fears

Backlash over aerial spraying of the insecticide naled in South Beach is prompting other Florida residents to question how it’s

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Jack Cory: Florida’s greyhound racing industry deserves protection

Florida was the first state to officially sanction greyhound racing in 1931 and for almost 85 years it’s been an

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Jeff Kottkamp: Breaking the cycle of generational poverty

On the opening day of the 2014 Session in the Florida House of Representatives, then Speaker of House Will Weatherford

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