Andrea Mercado, executive director of New Florida Majority, addresses Miami-Dade commissioners during a budget hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 20. When she singled out Mayor Carlos Gimenez for criticism of the county’s response to Hurricane Irma, her microphone was cut off by the commission’s chairman, Esteban “Steve” Bovo.
Andrea Mercado, executive director of New Florida Majority, addresses Miami-Dade commissioners during a budget hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 20. When she singled out Mayor Carlos Gimenez for criticism of the county’s response to Hurricane Irma, her microphone was cut off by the commission’s chairman, Esteban “Steve” Bovo. dhanks@miamiherald.com DOUGLAS HANKS
Andrea Mercado, executive director of New Florida Majority, addresses Miami-Dade commissioners during a budget hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 20. When she singled out Mayor Carlos Gimenez for criticism of the county’s response to Hurricane Irma, her microphone was cut off by the commission’s chairman, Esteban “Steve” Bovo. dhanks@miamiherald.com DOUGLAS HANKS

Miami-Dade’s Irma response draws fire at county’s first budget hearing

September 20, 2017 01:19 AM