Miami-Dade Transit and 50 State Security

Honorable Mayor, Commissioner Gimenez, and County Manager, I’m writing today in reference to two incidents that have occurred at the Coconut Grove 27th Ave Metrorail station in the last month. Carlos Miller, a nationally known photojournalist and First Amendment activist, was filming at the Metrorail station on July 1st, 2010 and July 29th, 2010 and … Continue reading

Campaign Finance Report Part II – Registered Lobbyists

As a follow-up to yesterday’s report, it was suggested by a reader at Miami For Change that I crosscheck the report to the official “Registered Lobbyists and Active Issues” lists provided by the City of Miami Clerk’s office. Again, this is not 100% complete, but will give you an idea. The lobbyist list can be … Continue reading

Campaign Finance Analysis for District 2 Commissioner Sarnoff

I have long been a believer in the concept of “following the money” in politics. Unfortunately, the political climate in this country has become one in which candidates and incumbents must raise substantial amounts of money in order to take or retain elected office. Almost a year ago to the day, I published some analysis … Continue reading

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