Miami’s Art Noriega still has some ‘splaining to do re wife’s work in city

Two commission meetings have come and gone since Miami City Manager Art Noriega said he would provide a report on his wife’s business dealings at the city. Y nada. And it’s odd that none of the commissioners — especially the two recently-elected, reform-minded guys — haven’t held his feet tot he fire.

Last month, WLRN exposed that Michelle Pradere-Noriega‘s family business was awarded more than $440,000 in city contracts for new office furniture and furniture assembly. The public documents obtained by the station show that $37,000 worth of furniture was purchased for his offices at City Hall and the Miami River Center over two months early last year.

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