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Chaos on the Dais! North Miami Mayor and Council (Barely) Pass a Budget. (UPDATED)

We hope you got your popcorn, ‘cuz here’s the recap of the September 17, 2019 North Miami 2nd Budget Hearing you’ve been waiting for! As soon as City Clerk Vanessa Joseph took the roll call…

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Shades of Frantzie! NMB Commissioner Mike Joseph’s Déjà Vu Moment

We interrupt our coverage of the North Miami Budget Circus Crisis to bring you this breaking news. In a move eerily familiar with the sneaky antics of the arrested-and-ousted-from-office Frantz Pierre, freshman North Miami Beach…

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Mazel Tov, North Miami! You just broke the $8 million deficit ceiling!

According to North Miami’s Real-Time Debt Clock™ , as of today the City of North Miami is $8,488,960.01 in the hole with just eleven days to go in this Fiscal Year 2019. But don’t worry,…

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Jeff Cazeau, we feel your pain!

Here’s North Miami City Attorney Jeff Cazeau at the first Budget Hearing held on September 9, 2019 after trying to get Mayor Philippe Bien-Aime to understand a concept. Any concept. Here’s City Attorney Jeff Cazeau…

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Promises Made, Promises BROKEN! (UPDATED)

One of the biggest issues of North Miami’s most recent election was the discretionary funding of the elected officials. As we mentioned in our previous blog, in the current fiscal year the Mayor and Council’s…

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It’s Budget Busting Time in North Miami! (UPDATED)

Get out the popcorn! On Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 6:00 PM, the North Miami Mayor and Council will meet for the second reading of the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget. As hard as it is…

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NMB Commish Mike Joseph wants to be just like North Miami … broke, in debt, and corrupt!

Commissioner Mike “Michael” Joseph, actually believes he’s going to single-handedly transform North Miami Beach into his own personal “progressive” paradise – by breaking the bank for the upcoming fiscal year.  The long list of his…

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Will the real Mike Joseph please stand up?

Some people will say anything to get elected regardless of whether or not it’s true. North Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Joseph is apparently one of those aspiring politicians who has trouble with the truth ……

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North Miami City Council making your tax dollars work hard … for them!

As we celebrate this national Labor Day holiday, we’re reminded that “the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers….

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Larry Spring’s Magical Mystery Budget, Part 2

In our previous blog post, we reported on North Miami City Manager Larry Spring’s projected revenue in his Preliminary Annual Budget FY 2019-20, and pointed out several problems with his estimations. In today’s installment we’ll discuss…

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