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$393M Bond Issue For Miami-Dade Courthouse Shot Down

Law360, Miami (November 4, 2014, 10:41 PM EST) -- Miami-Dade County voters on Tuesday shot down a measure that would have allowed county commissioners to issue general obligation bonds of up to $393 million for the construction of a new civil courthouse, forcing the county to find alternative funding to fix the structural problems of the current building.

By a margin of 64 percent to 36 percent, voters rejected a ballot initiative that would have given the commissioners the option to raise the money to replace the current courthouse at 73 West Flagler St., which...
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