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North Miami Mayor, Philippe Bien-Aime Signs The Mayors Against Illegal Guns Petition

North Miami Mayor, Philippe Bien-Aime Signs The Mayors Against Illegal Guns Petition

NORTH MIAMI – North Miami Mayor, Philippe Bien-Aime, released the following statement regarding his position against the nationwide issues of gun violence: “Last week, we tragically witnessed the impact of hate, mixed with the impact of do-nothing politicians refusing to properly address gun violence in our country.  My sincere thoughts and prayers are with the […]

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Florida Democratic Party Stands in Solidarity with El Paso and Dayton

Florida Democratic Party Stands in Solidarity with El Paso and Dayton

TALLAHASSEE – Florida Democratic Party Chair, Terrie Rizzo, released the following statement after the El Paso and Dayton shooting tragedies: “Today, we join families grieving the lost lives of their loved ones in the tragedies of El Paso and Dayton. These tragedies keep reminding us why we can’t wait longer to stop gun violence, hate, […]

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Ambassador Andrew Young Celebrates a U.S. Presidential Candidate

Ambassador Andrew Young Celebrates a U.S. Presidential Candidate

ATLANTA –  It was not an endorsement, but Ambassador Andrew Young celebrated U.S. Presidential Candidate, Senator Kamala Harris, (D), as he accepted the Marcus Garvey Leadership Award at the 2019 Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation, Inc., Captains of Industry Awards & Gala on June 29th. Ambassador Young was honored during the sold-out event at the […]

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States’ Rights?

States’ Rights?

by Dahlia A. Walker-Huntington “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people”. Amendment X, U.S. Constitution.  SOUTH FLORIDA – The United States has three branches of government, the Legislature – Congress; the Executive – the […]

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Debate Watch Party in Downtown Miami with Women of Color

Debate Watch Party in Downtown Miami with Women of Color

She the People, New Florida Majority and a dozen community organizations to hold pre-debate panel that will provide insight into issues women of color want candidates to address MIAMI — On Wednesday, June 26, She the People and New Florida Majority will host a community panel and debate watch party with the support of a […]

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Meet & Greet held for Jamaican-American Mayoral Candidate for Mount Vernon, Andre Wallace

Meet & Greet held for Jamaican-American Mayoral Candidate for Mount Vernon, Andre Wallace

Miss Dream Castle Pageant Director Co-Host Meet & Greet for Andre Wallace NEW YORK – Miss Dream Castle Founder and Pageant Director Gwen Nicks-James and Attorney-At-Law Lauren P. Raysor, Esq. recently co-hosted a meet & greet for Jamaican-American mayoral candidate for Mount Vernon Andre Wallace. Wallace, who currently serves as Mount Vernon City Council President […]

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Tipping for Miami International Airport waiters & bartenders approved

Tipping for Miami International Airport waiters & bartenders approved

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY – The Miami-Dade County Commission on June 4 gave final approval to an ordinance sponsored by Jose “Pepe” Diaz’s to allow restaurants and bars at Miami International Airport to include a suggested tip on customers’ checks. The legislation amends the County code to allow a suggested tip of up to 18 percent, as long […]

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North Miami to Induct New Mayor and Council Members, May 28

North Miami to Induct New Mayor and Council Members, May 28

Mayor-elect Philippe Bien-Aime, Councilman Scott Galvin, Councilman Alix Desulme, Ed.D., and City Clerk-elect Vanessa Joseph, Esq., to take the Oath of Office NORTH MIAMI – The city of North Miami will host an induction ceremony on Tuesday, May 28, at 6:30 p.m. for the newly elected mayor and city clerk, along with two incumbents selected by […]

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Florida Democratic Party and Andrew Gillum Launch Joint Voter Registration Program

Florida Democratic Party and Andrew Gillum Launch Joint Voter Registration Program

TAMPA – The Florida Democratic Party and Florida Forward Action announced a joint voter registration effort ahead of the 2020 primary election, with the goal of turning Florida Blue in 2020 and, as Mayor Andrew Gillum stated, “build a progressive movement in this state that will last a generation.” During the event, Mayor Gillum announced […]

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Florida Democrats Stand Up Against Trump Administration Attacks on Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions

Florida Democrats Stand Up Against Trump Administration Attacks on Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Florida Democratic congressional delegation voted for H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act of 2019, which blocks the Trump Administration’s efforts to give states the ability to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions. U.S. Reps. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), Ted Deutch (FL-22), Alcee […]

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