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9 days agoMayor Suarez Faces Ethics Complaint Over Presidential Campaign Costs Billed to City -- By Naomi Feinstein and Alex DeLuca -- The City of Miami was billed for hefty personal security costs accrued by Mayor Suarez during his blink-and-you'll-miss-it presidential run.
3 days agoMiami Commissioner Responds to Claims She Offered Lucrative Job in Exchange for Endorsement -- By Naomi Feinstein -- The claims were lodged in the midst of a heated runoff race between Sabina Covo and Damian Pardo.
9 days agoFlorida Supreme Court Appears Not to Buy Moody's Challenge to Recreational Marijuana Amendment -- By Carlos Miller -- The Florida Supreme Court expressed skepticism over Attorney General Ashley Moody's argument that an initiative to legalize recreational marijuana should not be put to voters.
18 days agoTrump Avenue? Hialeah Mayor Proposes Naming Street After Ex-President -- By Theo Karantsalis -- The last time Hialeah considered renaming a street, "Donald J. Trump Avenue," it did not go smoothly.
22 days agoPhotos: Donald Trump Supporters Skip Miami Debate, Descend on Hialeah -- By Michele Eve Sandberg -- Fans of the front-running GOP candidate had no need for a debate.
26 days agoWelcome to the Circus: Inside the Spin Room After the Republican Presidential Debate -- By Naomi Feinstein -- Once the debate is over, the spin room is where the real fun begins.
1 month agoCity of Miami Spent More Than $20K on Presidential Campaign Trail Security for Mayor Suarez -- By Alex DeLuca and Naomi Feinstein -- Internal memos described the officers' trips on the presidential campaign trail as "travel on city business."
1 month agoUpdated List: Every Known Florida School District Book Ban, July 2021 Through June 2023 -- By Alex DeLuca and Tom Finkel -- A list of every known book ban instituted in Florida public school districts since July 1, 2021.
1 month ago"Cohen"-Calling: Billy Corben Jousts With Coral Gables Mayor Over Jewish Name Reference -- By Naomi Feinstein -- The filmmaker says local politicians not-so-subtly use his legal last name as a dog whistle to call attention to his Jewish heritage.
1 month agoArrested Miami Attorney Appeared Hammered While Lobbying for Centners -- By Alex DeLuca and Naomi Feinstein -- After appearing blitzed and barely able to speak during a city meeting, lobbyist William Riley Jr. secured lucrative zoning changes for the Miami power couple.
1 month agoChaz Stevens' Quest to Reclaim "Woke" from Ron DeSantis -- By Naomi Feinstein -- "DeSantis has taken 'woke' from us."
1 month agoFDLE Claims Díaz de la Portilla Pocketed Bribes From Centner Couple's Lobbyist -- By Izzy Kapnick -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Miami Commissioner Alex Díaz de la Portilla after details of his alleged bribery scheme came to light.
2 months agoMiami Commissioner Díaz de la Portilla Arrested on Corruption Charges -- By Theo Karantsalis -- City of Miami Commissioner Alex Díaz de la Portilla is facing multiple felony counts arising from a corruption investigation spearheaded by Florida state law enforcement.
2 months agoMiami's Ex-Proud Boy Leader Enrique Tarrio Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison -- By Naomi Feinstein -- Long before he made headlines as the architect of the January 6 attack, New Times chronicled Tarrio's rise among Proud Boy circles in South Florida and his run-ins with the law.
2 months agoMr. Miami Marvin Jumps Into District 1 Commission Race -- By Naomi Feinstein -- "We're all tired of the way that the city has been going for the longest time," Marvin Tapia tells New Times.
2 months agoMiami Mayor Suspends Presidential Campaign Following Debate Blunder -- By Naomi Feinstein -- Suarez's decision to halt his campaign comes less than two weeks after he falsely professed he had met the qualifications to appear on the debate stage in Milwaukee.
3 months agoCongressman Calls Francis Suarez "Clown" Following Presidential Debate Debacle -- By Naomi Feinstein -- "Blame yourself, blame your organization, blame your tactics," Congressman Carlos Giménez says of Suarez's campaign stumbles.
3 months agoMayor Suarez Baloney-Peddling Goes National With Presidential Debate Fiasco -- By Naomi Feinstein -- We'd be downright derelict in our duties if we did not take you on a tour of the Miami mayor's past bloviation.
3 months agoMayor Suarez's Donation-Greasing Technique Opens Path to Presidential Debate Stage -- By Naomi Feinstein -- Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum have resorted to creative means to lubricate the gears of political donation.
3 months agoPublix Heiress Donated to Candidate Who Backed Patriot Prayer, Schmoozed With White Supremacist -- By Alex DeLuca -- Joe Kent was a vocal supporter of Patriot Prayer, a group known for organizing powder-keg political rallies in the Pacific Northwest that descended into violent clashes.
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