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Early voting starts today in Miami Dade county for a special election to be held on May 13.
Miami Dade voters will decide if an additional tourism / hotel tax will be levied on visitors to contribute to the Sun Life Stadium modernization project.
If the bill passes, there is nothing but benefits to the Miami Dade taxpayers, without costing them ANYTHING! They include:
Jobs for Miami Dade an all South Florida residence
Lots of revenue for all of the hotels and tourism spots in South Florida
Benefits for local construction companies working on the project
Better amenities for Dolphins and Hurricanes fans including a roof for Sun Life Stadium and seating closer the the field
Best of all - South Florida will almost certainly see the Superbowl return in 2016.
So what are you waiting for Miami Dade county?? Punch 90 - "FOR THE PROPOSED USE" on resolution 279-13.
Early voting locations can be found HERE
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