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Miami-Dade County mayor defends closing indoor dining after week of push back
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Miami-Dade County mayor defends closing indoor dining after week of push back

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez wants to clarify his decision on dining restrictions and why he issued an executive order.

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Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez faced a week of criticism and push back after announcing additional restrictions as the county deals with the latest surge in COVID-19 spikes and the most coronavirus cases in the state.

The county’s city mayors, all 25 of the Miami-Dade County League of Cities Mayors Coalition, were vocal and stated publicly Thursday, and in a letter that they disapproved of Gimenez’s issuing of an executive order prohibiting indoor dining at restaurants, and for a few reasons.