Sunday, August 11 @ 12:30 PM
Mayors Arrested on Bribery Charges
Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi and Sweetwater Mayor Manuel "Manny" Maroño were arrested this week on bribery charges for allegedly taking kickbacks in a scheme in which a fake company solicited government grants using their endorsements. Miami Herald political columnist Marc Caputo explains.
Marc Caputo, The Miami Herald
Florida’s Gambling Future?
Sun Sentinel news columnist Michael Mayo joins us on the program to discuss Florida’s gambling future and other Broward stories of the week, such as the county celebrating its 100th birthday and a City Commissioner being accused of throwing water at a resident wearing a shirt asking for her recall.
Michael Mayo, Sun Sentinel
Wages up in South Florida?
A report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that wages in the South Florida area are up by 2.2. percent. But is this keeping up with the rising cost of living?
Florence Neymotin, Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University