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Florida House Negligently Passes Anti-Immigrant Bill

Florida House Negligently Passes Anti-Immigrant Bill

Two days after the court blocks Trump’s order to withhold funds from “sanctuary cities” anti-immigrant bill HB697 advances in the Florida Legislature, threatening local democracy, local control and community trust Tallahassee – Despite constitutional concerns and opposition from county and city officials, law enforcement, and community members, Florida House of Representatives pass anti-immigrant bill House Bill […]

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Puerto Rico Becomes Newest Target of Donald Trump’s Lies and Bullying

Puerto Rico Becomes Newest Target of Donald Trump’s Lies and Bullying

TALLAHASSEE – Florida Democratic Party spokesperson Johanna Cervone issued the following statement regarding Donald Trump’s falsehoods about Puerto Rico: “Puerto Ricans are tax-paying, American citizens, though it isn’t surprising that Donald Trump clearly doesn’t know those non-alternative facts. Trump is simply lying: the negotiations being discussed are not a ‘bailout’, but would help provide desperately needed access […]

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Community Members Speak Out Against State Senator Frank Artiles

Community Members Speak Out Against State Senator Frank Artiles

Local Residents Speak Out Denounce the Latest Racist Remarks By Senator Frank Artiles MIAMI – Local community leaders in District 40 will hold a press conference on Thursday, April 20 to share their disgust over the recent comments of State Senator Frank Artiles and call for him to be held accountable for his reprehensible words […]

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Mayor of North Miami is endorsed by Local Leaders in Miami-Dade County

Mayor of North Miami is endorsed by Local Leaders in Miami-Dade County

North Miami – Mayor Smith Joseph is an incumbent and candidate for re-election of Mayor for the City of North Miami. Mayor Smith Joseph has served as Mayor for the City of North Miami since November 2014 after he won a special election following the removal of the former Mayor by Florida Governor Rick Scott. Thereafter, […]

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HUD Secretary Ben Carson To Visit Miami

HUD Secretary Ben Carson To Visit Miami

HUD Secretary Ben Carson To Visit Miami – Third Stop On National Listening Tour MIAMI – U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson continues his national listening tour this week in the Miami area. Secretary Carson’s listening tour will allow him to hear directly from the people and organizations who rely on and support […]

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President Trump reinforces bond between Jamaica and the United States

President Trump reinforces bond between Jamaica and the United States

By Derrick Scott WASHINGTON, DC – President Donald Trump says he looks forward to working with Jamaica’s Andrew Holness administration on bilateral and Regional issues. The president’s comments came during a courtesy call paid on him by Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks at the Oval Office in the White House. President Trump […]

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Bahamian American, Michael A. Hepburn Running For Congress

Bahamian American, Michael A. Hepburn Running For Congress

Michael A. Hepburn, “It’s Time For A New Perspective – Not More Millionaires And Politicians” MIAMI – According to Michael A. Hepburn, after the presidential election, my family, friends and a lot of my neighbors, started having conversations about how it was time for something different to happen in our country. We talked about how […]

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Rep. Barbara Lee: Steve Bannon’s Sick Ideology Infects the White House

Rep. Barbara Lee: Steve Bannon’s Sick Ideology Infects the White House

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement on Steve Bannon’s removal from the National Security Council: “The elevation of white supremacists to privileged positions in the White House reveals all you need to know about this presidency. While I am relieved that Steve Bannon’s sick ideology will no longer infect the National […]

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Haitian Americans Seek Renewal of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from President Trump

Haitian Americans Seek Renewal of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from President Trump

Haitian American Community Leaders Urge President Trump to Address Growing Humanitarian Crisis in Haiti and Renew Temporary Protected Status (TPS) MIAMI – After a 7 point magnitude earthquake killed 250,000 people in Haiti and quasi destroyed Haiti’s infrastructure on January 12, 2010, President Obama approved Temporary Protected Status (TPS ) for Haitians to allow them to […]

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Voting Tips For Upcoming Broward County Elections

Voting Tips For Upcoming Broward County Elections

FT. LAUDERDALE – The following Municipalities in Broward County are scheduled to have elections on Tuesday, March 14, 2017: Coconut Creek (District C) Weston (Seat 3) Deerfield Beach (Districts 3,4, & Mayor) Miramar (Seats 1, 2, & 3) Hillsboro Beach (Questions only) Lighthouse Point (Mayor only) In order to make voting convenient, Supervisor of Elections, Dr. […]

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