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Debate public-private deals before they’re set in concrete

Governments are signing more public-private partnerships, a healthy trend – that is, if deals serve a public interest and don’t crowd out pressing needs. Last week we wrote about two such deals: Swire shut down the Eighth…

Were Doing So Well On Building Housing That Its Scary

Was I the only one scared to death by an upbeat report on our front page last week that in the City of Miami alone, 66,648 housing units in 233…

County Set To Sell Out To Slots Operators For 24 In Beads

Miami-Dade commissioners are to vote today (1/20) on selling the county's soul for $9.8 million a year.…

Teaching The County Commission Free Enterprise Lesson 1

A war of words between Miami-Dade County's mayor and its county commission offers proof positive that the commission is the worst place to deal with county contracts.…

Duck And Cover The County Takes Aim On Citizen Oversight

Fooled again.…

Commissioners Order Truth Squads To Rebuild Their Image

Miami-Dade's county commission has trotted out a new weapon to whitewash its abysmal image.…

Marlins Wont Win With Las Vegas Gambit

As the Florida Marlins use the stalking horse of baseball-hungry Las Vegas to squeeze more cash for a stadium here, events in Washington suddenly play a keystone role.…

Miamis Power Is Not In Towers But In Willingness To Change

Lunch Friday with one of our most respected bankers reinforced how fast Miami has changed and what makes it a beacon for the future.…

Marlins Are Winning Their Biggest Game Vs Local Taxpayers

The Florida Marlins are still building a team for next season, but off the field, they're already playing far better ball.…

Something To Think About Before Turkey And Mashed Potatoes

Like we do with many things, we take Thanksgiving for granted. It just becomes a paid holiday, a day to leave our desks, sleep late and enjoy Florida's autumn weather.…

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