If I Were Mayor http://blog.wlrn.org en What Does Homestead Mayor Jeff Porter Need To Know? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/what-does-homestead-mayor-jeff-porter-need-know <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our If I Were Mayor project continues as we bring your ideas to the mayors in office. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Homestead's mayor Jeff Porter, a former councilman and vice mayor, took office last fall. He follows Steve Bateman, one of the three mayors arrested in August of 2013 for corruption charges.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 02:23:32 +0000 Jessica Meszaros 28632 at http://blog.wlrn.org What Does Homestead Mayor Jeff Porter Need To Know? 'I Can't Undo The Past': Interview With Homestead Mayor Jeff Porter http://blog.wlrn.org/post/i-cant-undo-past-interview-homestead-mayor-jeff-porter <p></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:12:24 +0000 Elaine Chen 23544 at http://blog.wlrn.org 'I Can't Undo The Past': Interview With Homestead Mayor Jeff Porter Key West Mayor Craig Cates Responds To Your Ideas http://blog.wlrn.org/post/key-west-mayor-craig-cates-responds-your-ideas <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our final <a href="http://wlrn.org/term/if-i-were-mayor">If I Were Mayor</a>&nbsp;interview was with Key West Mayor Craig Cates</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:23:44 +0000 Elaine Chen 28272 at http://blog.wlrn.org Key West Mayor Craig Cates Responds To Your Ideas Mayor Carlos Hernandez: Hialeah Gets A Bum Rap http://blog.wlrn.org/post/mayor-carlos-hernandez-hialeah-gets-bum-rap <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> <title></title> </p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 04:04:06 +0000 Elaine Chen 26823 at http://blog.wlrn.org Mayor Carlos Hernandez: Hialeah Gets A Bum Rap 'We Don't Talk About It' Miami Lakes Mayor Slaton On Moving Beyond Arrest Of Former Mayor http://blog.wlrn.org/post/we-dont-talk-about-it-miami-lakes-mayor-slaton-moving-beyond-arrest-former-mayor <p></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:15:53 +0000 Elaine Chen 26480 at http://blog.wlrn.org 'We Don't Talk About It' Miami Lakes Mayor Slaton On Moving Beyond Arrest Of Former Mayor Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado Responds To Your Ideas http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-mayor-tom-s-regalado-responds-your-ideas <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://wlrn.org/post/what-would-you-do-if-you-were-mayor-tell-us" style="line-height: 1.5;">If I Were Mayor</a></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;project continues as we bring your ideas to&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/post/miami-beach-mayor-philip-levine-responds-your-ideas" style="line-height: 1.5;">the mayors themselves</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:52:58 +0000 Elaine Chen 25982 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado Responds To Your Ideas Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine Responds To Your Ideas http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-beach-mayor-philip-levine-responds-your-ideas <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For our&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/post/what-south-floridians-would-do-help-their-cities" style="line-height: 1.5;">If I Were Mayor project</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, we asked what you would do if you were in charge of your town. Now, after the elections, we’re taking your ideas to the mayors. I&nbsp;spoke to Philip Levine, who was sworn in as the new mayor of Miami Beach Monday, Nov. 25.</span></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 21:58:02 +0000 Elaine Chen 24165 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine Responds To Your Ideas What South Floridians Would Do To Help Their Cities http://blog.wlrn.org/post/what-south-floridians-would-do-help-their-cities <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With several mayoral races underway,&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px;">WLRN-Miami Herald News wants to know what you would do if you were in charge of your town. The project is called "If I Were Mayor." </span></p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 12:54:31 +0000 Elaine Chen 21473 at http://blog.wlrn.org What South Floridians Would Do To Help Their Cities If I Were Mayor: Fixing Miami Beach's Four Biggest Problems http://blog.wlrn.org/post/if-i-were-mayor-fixing-miami-beachs-four-biggest-problems <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Although the position of Miami Beach mayor pays only $10,000 a year and carries no veto power -- or any executive power, really -- the race is one of the few competitive elections in South Florida. It's been an active battle among candidates Steve </span>Berke<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Michael </span>Gongora<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and Philip Levine, even garnering unofficial endorsements from national influencers.</span></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 19:10:14 +0000 Elaine Chen 22900 at http://blog.wlrn.org If I Were Mayor: Fixing Miami Beach's Four Biggest Problems Do South Florida Mayors Do Anything? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/do-south-florida-mayors-do-anything <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">From&nbsp;</span><a href="https://www.publicinsightnetwork.org/source/en/insight/62e4652c3752" style="line-height: 1.5; " target="_blank">reading hundreds of ideas</a><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">&nbsp;for our If I Were Mayor project, we’ve learned two things:</span></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 17:23:45 +0000 Elaine Chen 22536 at http://blog.wlrn.org Do South Florida Mayors Do Anything? What Would You Do If You Were Mayor? Tell Us http://blog.wlrn.org/post/what-would-you-do-if-you-were-mayor-tell-us <p></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 11:30:18 +0000 Elaine Chen & Stefania Ferro 21101 at http://blog.wlrn.org What Would You Do If You Were Mayor? Tell Us If I Were Mayor: In Key West, Naps And Better Bocce Courts http://blog.wlrn.org/post/if-i-were-mayor-key-west-naps-and-better-bocce-courts <p>For our <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/what-would-you-do-if-you-were-mayor-tell-us">If I Were Mayor project</a>, we spoke to Key West residents about what they would do if they were in charge of their town.</p><p>Key West is holding its mayoral election today. Incumbent Craig Cates is running for his second consecutive term against repeat challenger Margaret Romero.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 22:54:53 +0000 Elaine Chen & and Mark Hedden 21485 at http://blog.wlrn.org If I Were Mayor: In Key West, Naps And Better Bocce Courts If I Were Mayor: 'Miami Lakes Against The World!' http://blog.wlrn.org/post/if-i-were-mayor-miami-lakes-against-world <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As part of our&nbsp;<a href="http://wlrn.org/post/what-would-you-do-if-you-were-mayor-tell-us">If I Were Mayor project</a>, we asked Miami Lakes residents what they would do if they were in charge of their town.</span></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:21:55 +0000 Elaine Chen 21407 at http://blog.wlrn.org If I Were Mayor: 'Miami Lakes Against The World!'