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Miamidade Kicks Off 1 Million Green Business Rebates

Following the success of a countywide residential rebate program and the failure of an energy efficiency loan program, Miami-Dade's Office of Sustainability plans to begin promoting another $1 million rebate…

Miamidade Mayor Seeks Lower Parimutuel Taxes

Mayor Carlos Gimenez is showing support for the state's push to bring destination resort casinos to Miami-Dade, saying he thinks the county should have a say in gambling regulations if…

Mystery Global Technology Consultancy Eyes 210 New Miami Jobs

An undisclosed global advertising and information technology consultancy might add 210 Miami-Dade jobs averaging $67,000 pay. The choice is here or Toronto.…

2250 People Deplete Appliance Rebate Pool In 40 Hours

Nearly 2,250 Miami-Dade residents depleted $500,000 worth of residential appliance rebates in 40 hours last month — allowing recipients to buy energy-efficient refrigerators and clothes washers with federal funds.…

With Genting Casino In View Miamidade Eyes Redevelopment Area Tax Jackpot

Miami-Dade wants a bigger slice of the revenue pie from Genting Group's planned $3 billion casino resort in downtown Miami.…

Miamidade Pushes Wave Of Charter Change Efforts Into Future

Miami-Dade commissioners voted Tuesday to delay moves to alter the county charter or create a charter review taskforce, as some said placing changes on the November 2012 ballot will give…

Miamidade County Taxes Already Slashed May Fall Lower Yet

As the Miami-Dade County Commission considers Mayor Carlos Gimenez's 2011-2012 budget proposal, Chairman Joe Martinez is questioning whether the commission might be able to lower property taxes, which it recently…

Film Productions Soar 60 In Golden Age In Miami

By Ashley Hopkins As Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez pushes the county film office under the Office of Economic Development and International Trade umbrella, film officials say the show must, and…

Fitch Gives Miamidade County Negative Outlook On Bonds

Our now-dissipating housing crisis has left Miami-Dade a negative outlook from Fitch Ratings, leaving county officials counting coins and adjusting services in an effort to pull out of financial limbo.…

7 Months After Ok Miamidade Red Light Cameras Dont Click

Nearly seven months after the county commission approved use of red light cameras in Miami-Dade's unincorporated areas, the county is still searching for vendors to install the $4,000 camera systems…