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Grand jury rips Floridas DCF for deliberately undercounting child deaths

Grand jury rips Floridas DCF for deliberately undercounting ch...

A Miami-Dade grand jury accused state child welfare administrators Tuesday of intentionally and deliberately manipulating the investigation of child deaths because of abuse and neglect making it appear that fewer children were dying across the ... Miami Herald, 3 weeks ago

Despite budget cuts, Miami-Dade expects property-tax windfall in 2015

July 22 -- Miami-Dade is on track to enjoy a windfall of property taxes next year. Even though it included no overall increase in tax rates, Mayor Carlos Gimenez's proposed budget for 2015 forecasts a gain of $112 million in the property taxes ...
 HispanicBusiness.com33 minutes ago Despite budget cuts, expect property-tax windfall in 2015  Miami Herald1 hour ago
Miami Herald

Perez Art Museum seeks 60 percent increase in county funding

July 06 --The Perez Art Museum Miami wants a $2.5 million boost in government support, with taxpayers set to cover a third of the museum's budget next year. Housed in a new $130 million waterfront headquarters built largely with government money, ...
 HispanicBusiness.com2 weeks ago PAMM seeks 60 percent increase in county funding  Miami Herald2 weeks ago Pérez Art Museum seeks $4 million in hotel tax money  Miami Herald1 week ago

A Florida Mental Health Court May No Longer Work as Intended

By Ann Choi When it was conceived a decade ago, Broward County's felony mental health court won widespread praise -- and inspired imitators around the country -- because of its groundbreaking approach to the handling of mentally ill defendants. ...
 Governing1 week ago Trouble in trailblazing Broward court  Miami Herald1 week ago
Miami Herald

Muzzled mayor misses 'my people' as trial is set to begin

Michael Pizzi, the suspended mayor of Miami Lakes, has been in a funk since his arrest last summer on public-corruption charges — and not just because he faces the grim prospect of going to prison. He can't go to Town Hall, can't throw his ...
 Miami Herald2 weeks ago Fireworks shooting off before Pizzi's corruption trial  Miami Herald3 weeks ago

L.A.'s $2-billion jail: It's not enough

A recent how-to guide for potential diversion of the mentally ill away from jail underscores other potential costs and savings not included in the construction budget. The federal government picks up much of the cost for treating people in the ...
 Los Angeles Times1 week ago
Miami Herald

Federal judge scolds Pizzi, stops short of sending him to jail

A federal judge Wednesday came within a whisker of sending suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi to jail after finding that he violated the terms of his bond and lied to a probation officer about it. But U.S. District Judge Marcia Cooke instead ...
 Miami Herald1 month ago Feds seek to revoke Pizzis bond  Miami Herald1 month ago
Miami Herald

Police: Man strangled by another patient

Francis Paloumbis was cleaning her Miami Beach apartment when she got a frantic call from her younger sister: Alex is dead! Alex is dead! her sister screamed into the phone. Paloumbis headed straight to Aventura Hospital where her older brother ...
 Miami Herald3 weeks ago Lawsuit filed against Aventura Hospital after a patient was killed by another patient  Miami Herald1 week ago Funeral set Monday for man strangled by another patient at Aventura Hospital  Miami Herald2 weeks ago Police: 1 patient strangled another at hospital  Miami Herald3 weeks ago

Hire licensed contractors

So the taxi lobby is up in arms about unlicensed activity in its industry and calling for jail time for violators. However, children are being killed because of unlicensed contractors in the swimming-pool industry. Miami-Dade commissioners ...
 Miami Herald1 month ago

Restore civility in the community

The death of a mentally ill man, Darren Rainey, in jail for the possession of cocaine and who was put in a shower of scalding water by prison guards was a horrific act conducted by employees who work on our behalf. When are we going to stand up to ...
 Miami Herald1 month ago
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