Court ruling could put major Miami projects in voters' hands

09/9/2007 | Miami Herald (free registration), The

Florida's Supreme Court has stunningly reversed its decades-old position and ruled that voters must from now on approve bond issues regarding spending by the state's local community redevelopment agencies. That appears to mean that voters will have to approve such plans as a $1 billion tunnel to the Port of Miami, two new museum buildings at Miami's Bicentennial Park and an upgrade to the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex.

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