MIAMI-DADE – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration is partnering with the South Florida Regional Planning Council (SFRPC) to oversee and administer a new $5.9 million CARES Act Business Revolving Loan Fund program that will alleviate sudden and severe economic dislocation caused by the coronavirus in Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. Designated a U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development District in 1994, the SFRPC welcomes this new program into its lending portfolio as it continues to expand its economic development activities.
U.S. attorneys general fight push to exclude Caribbean immigrants from census
MIAMI-DADE – The reward for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrators of Saturday’s drive-by shooting in Brownsville that killed 7-year-old Alana Washington could rise to as high as $47,500 after Mayor Carlos Gimenez and several County Commissioners followed Chairwoman Audrey Edmonson’s lead by pledging to contribute toward the reward, which currently stands at $15,000 – including $5,000 each from Crime Stoppers, Miami-Dade Police and Chairwoman Edmonson.
MIAMI – Miami-Dade County Commission Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson on Aug. 3 accepted a donation of 20,000 PPE face masks for distribution in the community from the Taipei Cultural and Economic Office (TECO) in Miami, which represents the interests of Taiwan and is Taiwan’s de facto Consulate General in Miami.
MIAMI-DADE – Miami-Dade County Commission Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson will match Miami-Dade Police and Crime Stoppers’ $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrators of Saturday’s drive-by shooting in Brownsville that killed 7-year-old Alana Washington and also wounded 2-year-old Alto Jacobs III, along with a man and a woman. The match brings the total reward to $10,000.
MIRAMAR, FL – The City of Miramar has announced the untimely passing of longtime City employee, John Kee late Tuesday. John was a former professional basketball player and was hired as the City's first Athletic Coordinator in 2004. At the time of his passing, John served as Parks and Recreation Administrator.