ISSUES: M-D County: Budget & Mayoral Race

This week, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez released his proposed $7.1 billion budget for the county. In his statement, the mayor was optimistic that the pending Liberty Square Development will bode well for the county’s economy and lead to job creation — but he warned of the possible negative impact of struggling foreign economies, on the county. The Miami Herald’s Doug Hank breaks down the pros and cons of the budget and the latest controversies surrounding the upcoming county mayoral election.

Doug Hanks, The Miami Herald