Philip Levine http://wlrn.org en Miami Beach Launches App To Report Complaints http://wlrn.org/post/miami-beach-launches-app-report-complaints <div><p><span style="font-family: Georgia; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4318181818181819; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Miami Beach residents can now send their concerns to the city's department through a new smartphone app.</span></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:38:05 +0000 Julia Duba 34517 at http://wlrn.org Miami Beach Launches App To Report Complaints Miami Beach Will Offer Transgender Benefits This Fall http://wlrn.org/post/miami-beach-will-offer-transgender-benefits-fall <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The City of Miami Beach will be the first in the state to offer transgender benefits to city employees, starting this October. </span><a href="http://miamiherald.typepad.com/gaysouthflorida/2014/06/transgender-miami-beach-city-employees-granted-trans-healthcare-insurance-a-first-in-florida.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">The Commission voted unanimously last Wednesday to offer the coverage</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 05:34:44 +0000 Elaine Chen & Wilson Sayre 33978 at http://wlrn.org Miami Beach Will Offer Transgender Benefits This Fall Why Miami's Tech Scene Shouldn't Try To Compete With Silicon Valley http://wlrn.org/post/why-miamis-tech-scene-shouldnt-try-compete-silicon-valley <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A lot of people have been throwing a lot of cold water lately on the notion of Miami as a high-tech “Silicon Beach.”</span></p><p>Even Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine this year called it “the dumbest idea in the world.”</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 03:21:37 +0000 Tim Padgett 31548 at http://wlrn.org Why Miami's Tech Scene Shouldn't Try To Compete With Silicon Valley A Ban On Same-Sex Marriage, And A Miami Beach Tech Hub Is "The Dumbest Idea" http://wlrn.org/post/ban-same-sex-marriage-and-miami-beach-tech-hub-dumbest-idea <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(20, 20, 20); font-family: Arial; font-size: 24px; line-height: 1.15; white-space: pre-wrap;">On The Florida Roundup: six gay couples in South Florida sue over the state's constitutional provision, passed by referendum in 2008, limiting marriage to a man and woman.</span></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 17:59:07 +0000 Elaine Chen 26883 at http://wlrn.org A Ban On Same-Sex Marriage, And A Miami Beach Tech Hub Is "The Dumbest Idea" Tech CEO To Phillip Levine: Miami And Miami Beach Are One http://wlrn.org/post/tech-ceo-phillip-levine-miami-and-miami-beach-are-one <p><em>Editor's Note: This is a community contributor post. &nbsp;The views expressed here are those of the author and not WLRN or WLRN-Miami Herald News. </em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mayor Levine,</span></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 03:09:57 +0000 Brian Brackeen 26882 at http://wlrn.org Tech CEO To Phillip Levine: Miami And Miami Beach Are One DCF, Shakespeare And The Lieutenant Governor http://wlrn.org/post/dcf-shakespeare-and-lieutenant-governor <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On The Florida Roundup: After a nine-month vacancy,&nbsp;Gov. Rick Scott picks a new lieutenant governor.&nbsp; Miami-Dade property appraiser Carlos&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lopez-Cantera</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;becomes the first Hispanic to hold the position.&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:02:55 +0000 Elaine Chen 26589 at http://wlrn.org DCF, Shakespeare And The Lieutenant Governor Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine Responds To Your Ideas http://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://wlrn.org Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine Responds To Your Ideas