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

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

By Francisco Alvarado
FloridaBulldog.org
A major cruise line strong-armed Miami-Dade County officials into killing the winning bid for a new terminal at PortMiami that would have saved $19 million in development costs so that the company could pick its own design and construction firms.
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Bob Sparks: Even Florida’s non-partisan congressional maps are deemed unfair

Thursday, October 15th, 2015
The end of the process for redrawing Florida’s congressional districts is in sight. It may be one cycle late, but if the Florida Supreme Court rules favorably on the recommended final map, candidates and potential candidates can make informed decisions.
Last week, Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis signed off on one of seven maps proposed to him. The anointed cartography was submitted not by the Legislature, but a coalition of groups, including the League of Women Voters, who brought the lawsuit last year.
The original findings of Lewis are well chronicled. He blasted the Republicans in Tallahassee for trying to

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