Topical Currents discusses the independence of the Miami-Dade Property Appraiser’s office. Formerly, the appraiser was appointed by the county Mayor. But current appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera was elected. Some interesting developments have arisen: is the property appraiser still governed by the County Commission? It may take a court ruling to decide. Also, Watchdog Report publisher Dan Ricker. That’s Topical Currents at 1pm on WLRN-HD1 rebroadcast at 7pm on WLRN-HD2 and audio on-demand after the live program.