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Stories written by Michael Lewis

Incredibly University Athletes Cost 84446 And Up Per Player

As you recoil from your tax warning notice today, ponder this: those multiple tax hikes aren't the only charges set to rise.…

Downtown Miami Gets Its Hour Of Respect As Turnaround Takes Hold

When economists and historians someday try to pinpoint the instant when downtown Miami made its dramatic turnaround from derided inner city to acclaimed driving force for a region, it just…

Two Is A Lonely Number As Hundreds Of Thousands Face Tax Hikes

I have unearthed two Miami-Dade residents who swear the county isn't seeking a tax hike. I have found at least 251,002 who are going to yell bloody murder that it's…

Commission Media Majority All Silent On 56 Tax Hike

Without a word of debate and in less than one minute, Miami-Dade commissioners voted last week to raise every property owner's debt service tax rate this year 56% —…

No Parking Bond Deals Are No Real Bonanzas For Miami

New York bond buyers and local parking garages may jointly fill big holes in Miami's vexing financial jigsaw puzzle.…

No Tax Increase Budget Is Really A Doubledigit Rate Hike

"I have prepared a no tax increase budget." Those are the first words in the budget message Mayor Carlos Alvarez sent to Miami-Dade commissioners a week ago.…

Can Miamidade Lure A Megamall County Too Poor To Ask

Over a year ago Miami-Dade Commission Chairman Dennis Moss pushed through a resolution asking Mayor Carlos Alvarez for a report within six months on developing an economy-changing mega shopping district…

Perils Of The Gusman Requires Artistic Lastminute Rescue

Dream a decade ago: Downtown Miami will become a magnet for young professionals to live and work, powered by nightlife focused on the historic Gusman Center.…

In Public Interest Unveil Fund To Aid Minority Bayside Shops

When Executive Director Dwayne Wynn last week refused Miami…

Construction Jobs Car Sales Spending In Good News Parade

Spilling oil and rumblings of a property tax hike have buffeted Miami-Dade's economy since a broad, if not intense, wave of confidence began building 2½ months ago.…

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