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Tourist taxes add-on a creative way to finance vital transit

If Miami-Dade commissioners succeed in a creative drive to increase two of our three tourism taxes by one percentage point each, they can amass more than $60 million a year to build mass transit. Anyone who tries…

Taxcut Guru Makes Economic Balancing Act Sound Too Simple

You'd think executives would universally favor whacking taxes. But a pending property-tax cut met hot debate as the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce set its goals last week — and…

Chamber Needs True Grit To Combat Communitys Dragons

This weekend marks a crossroads, an invitation for the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce to set a forceful countywide agenda in its annual Goals Conference.…

Ask Not For Whom The Port Tolls It Tolls For Thee Harriet

A pivotal policy question in the plan to dig a $1 billion Port of Miami truck tunnel is about to land on county commissioners' desks: Who should pay for this…

Bravo Tallahassee Now Its Dcs Turn On River Funding

Great news: As its tax-cut plans made loud TV sound bites, the Florida Legislature was quietly bolstering our economy, channeling $5 million to decontaminate the Miami River.…

Tastetest The Taxcut Sundae First Ndash And No Cherry On Top

Brace yourself as the Legislature gears up to invent a tax cut that fully satisfies nobody after a bucket of promises turned out half-empty. Anything at all might be shoveled…

Judges Ruling Makes School Superintendent Dictator For Life

Sometimes law contravenes all common sense.…

Property Tax Cut Lets Count The Teeth In States Gift Horse

Hands outstretched, we eagerly await our cornucopia from the Legislature: smaller local government and lower property taxes. Hooray!…

Take The Vital Steps To Keep Convention Revenues Flowing In

A vital upgrade to the Miami Beach Convention Center seems near. It's well past time.…

Your Box Seat At Private Dinner That Sells County A Ballpark

News flash: Florida Marlins say they won't take stadium site county wants them to have at Orange Bowl, must have downtown site commissioners already rejected. Team president says he will…

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