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Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam Endorses Charlie Crist For Governor

Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam Endorses Charlie Crist For Governor

Messam Calls Crist the Unifier Florida Needs [ST. PETERSBURG] — Today, Charlie Crist’s campaign announced that Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam has endorsed Charlie to be the Sunshine State’s next Governor. “The people of Florida need a unifier at the helm of our state, someone with the ability to unite folks from all walks of life […]

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Deadline to Register to Vote for the U.S. District 20 Special Primary Election – Oct 4th

Deadline to Register to Vote for the U.S. District 20 Special Primary Election – Oct 4th

[BROWARD COUNTY] – Monday October 4th is the last day people can register to vote in the U.S. District 20 Special Primary Election. In addition, it is also the last day individuals have to change their party affiliation to a major party in order to vote. The U.S. District 20 Primary Election is November 2nd […]

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State Rep. Kevin Chambliss’s Statement Regarding the Situation at the Southern Border

State Rep. Kevin Chambliss’s Statement Regarding the Situation at the Southern Border

[MIAMI] – Following the press conference on the humanitarian crisis held by State Representative Marie Woodson (D-Hollywood) and State Senator Shevrin Jones (D-Miami Gardens), Representative Kevin Chambliss (D-Homestead) issued the following statement. “I am appalled and deeply saddened by the images and videos that have been shared on the internet, showing US Border Patrol Personnel […]

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Dr. Barbara Sharief Calls for Humane Treatment of Haitian Migrants

Dr. Barbara Sharief Calls for Humane Treatment of Haitian Migrants

[MIRAMAR] – Today, Dr. Barbara Sharief, candidate for Florida’s 20th Congressional District, addressed the reprehensible images of mounted border patrol agents confronting Haitian migrants. “I’ve spent my life fighting for the sick and caring for the vulnerable in South Florida’s diverse neighborhoods. I know the sanctity of human life, and the value and vibrancy our […]

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Rep. Demings Criticizes Delays on Immigration Reform

Rep. Demings Criticizes Delays on Immigration Reform

[ORLANDO] – Today Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) issued the following statement: Said Rep. Demings: “Immigration reform to protect DREAMers, Florida farmers, TPS recipients, and essential workers is critical for our economy and our future. The Senate must move forward, and they should do so with the understanding that in a democracy, the majority should be […]

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How To Properly Show Your Political Views Online

How To Properly Show Your Political Views Online

Our social media pages can say a lot about who we are and what we care about. We may not always want to share every detail of our lives with the world, but when it comes to politics there is no shame in stating your position. But how do you go from being an active […]

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House Foreign Affairs Committee Advances Wilson Resolution Calling for Haitian-led Solutions

House Foreign Affairs Committee Advances Wilson Resolution Calling for Haitian-led Solutions

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – On July 28, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs voted to advance a resolution introduced by Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson condemning the assassination of the Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and urging support of Haitian-led solutions. The measure passed out of the committee unanimously. “The resolution calls on the U.S. to provide strategic and thoughtful support to […]

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Biden Administration Appoints Daniel Foote Special Envoy to Haiti

Biden Administration Appoints Daniel Foote Special Envoy to Haiti

[Washington, DC] – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s appointment of a special envoy to Haiti: “I am extremely pleased that President Biden has appointed a special envoy to Haiti, a step that I urged him to take to help bring political, economic, and security stability to the island nation. […]

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NHAEON Celebrates Congress for Passing Legislation Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

NHAEON Celebrates Congress for Passing Legislation Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

[MIAMI] –  The National Haitian American Elected Officials Network (NHAEON) Board Chairman, Alix Desulme, Board of Directors, and the entire membership look forward to President Biden signing this historical legislation of making Juneteenth a federal holiday into law. Our members understand the importance of June 19th, 1865, and the impact this day has on American […]

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Broward Commissioner Dale Holness Aims to Replace former Congressman, Alcee Hastings

Broward Commissioner Dale Holness Aims to Replace former Congressman, Alcee Hastings

by Howard Campbell [SOUTH FLORIDA] – A giant of South Florida politics, Alcee Hastings left massive shoes to fill when he died from pancreatic cancer on April 6. Dale Holness is confident he has the capacity to succeed him as United States Congressman for Florida’s District 20. Governor Ron DeSantis recently announced November 2 as […]

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