Miami LakesThe Miami Herald , Aug 27
Miami Lakes town leaders want to have a say in whether suspended Mayor Michael Pizzi gets his old job back.
MIAMI LAKESThe Miami Herald , Aug 17
The town responded to a letter from suspended Mayor Michael Pizzi’s lawyer threatening to arrest Pizzi if he enters any unauthorized ... areas.
MIAMI FEDERAL COURTThe Miami Herald , Aug 14
After deliberating for 14 hours, jurors found suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi not guilty. His attorneys have already called to gov... ernor to have Pizzi reinstated as mayor.
Public Corruption TrialThe Miami Herald , Aug 13
A federal jury will resume deliberations Thursday morning in the corruption trial of former Miami Lakes mayor Michael Pizzi.
Public corruption trialThe Miami Herald , Aug 11
Jurors will begin deciding the fate of the suspended Miami Lakes mayor, who is accused of taking four bribes in an undercover FBI sting.
Miami LakesThe Miami Herald , Aug 4
In order to comply with the town’s code, Miami Lakes residents who own boats, recreational vehicles or commercial vehicles have two s... torage options: park the vehicle out of sight, or in a storage facility.
From South Florida Blogs & Websites
Naked Politics, Aug. 27, 2014
Suspended Homestead Mayor Steven Bateman was supposed to be in trial this week on corruption allegations -- but he can thank acquitted Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi for a bit of a delay.
The reason: Both men are represented by bow-tie-wearing lawyer Ben Kuehne.
A jury on Aug. 14 acquitted Pizzi in [...]
Naked Politics, Aug. 26, 2014
Miami-Dade County?s longest-serving school board members coasted to reelection on Tuesday, securing four more years at the helm of one of the nation?s largest school districts.
Perla Tabares Hantman and Marta Pérez easily beat challengers Duysevi Miyar, an English teacher at Hialeah-Miami Lakes High, and Lawrence Orihuela, an adjunct professor and [...]
Naked Politics, Aug. 21, 2014
Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi sued Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday in an effort to force him to revoke the suspension so Pizzi can reclaim his mayoral office.
The legal showdown before the Florida Supreme Court was perhaps inevitable after the governor refused to rescind Pizzi?s suspension following his acquittal [...]
Naked Politics: Acquitted but still-suspended Miami Lakes mayor vows to go to court to be reinstatedNaked Politics, Aug. 18, 2014
The dueling mayors of Miami Lakes, battling over which man is truly in charge, tussled again Monday in sloppily disjointed press conferences that were at times off the mark, but intensely theatrical.
First up: Mayor Wayne Slaton. Standing before cameras and constituents at Town Hall, Slaton defiantly declared he is the [...]
South Florida Lawyers, Aug. 18, 2014