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Too much time in permitting is too little money for Miami

We used to learn by the grapevine that getting a building permit was slower in one city than another. For example, we always heard that Coral Gables could take seemingly forever to get a small project…

Use Tunnel Setback To Dig Downtown Seaport Out Of A Hole

As downtown truck traffic grew year by year officials sat idle, awaiting a Port of Miami tunnel in 2012 to unclog streets.…

Publics Stadium Money Is Going Going Almost Gone

A stadium vote costing Miami-Dade residents $2 billion against their will was a foregone conclusion. When, after all, was the last time the county heeded public opinion?…

Meetings Business Snared In A Trap Needs Funding Help

Corporate excess has combined with the recession to ship our meetings business to the lost luggage department.…

Turn Off The Spigot That Leaks Hijacked Transit Tax Funds

A sales tax that voters passed to expand transit has been stolen and subverted to general county revenue. A citizens' initiative should eliminate it.…

Private Stadium Offer Gives Commissioners An Out Pitch

Could it be that after all the fuss, the Marlins stadium saga will turn out as it always should have — a straight business deal rather than a political giveaway?…

Painting A Happy Face On A Ballpark Or Lipstick On A Pig

Hard evidence against spending public billions for a stadium to benefit a baseball team's owners during a painful recession is compelling enough to smash the deal right now.…

Dont Let Shortterm Thinking Dribble Our Stimulus Away

We're to know March 10 how much South Florida is due from the $787 billion Obama bonanza. …

As Lastminute Facts Dribble Out Stadium Deal Gets Worse

After listing six reasons not to build a ballpark, our friends at the Herald editorialized last Thursday that we ought to anyway because we "shouldn't stop a dream whose time…

Hidden Costs Giveaways Top List Of 32 Added Stadium Pitfalls

True cost of a Florida Marlins stadium is hundreds of millions more than the $515 million that county officials cited in unveiling contracts two weeks ago.…

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