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Florida Democratic Party Announces $2 Million Voter Registration Program

Florida Democratic Party Announces $2 Million Voter Registration Program

Florida Democratic Party Commits to Registering 200,000 Voters by 2020 Primary FORT LAUDERDALE – The Florida Democratic Party announced Wednesday it is making a $2 Million investment in Voter Registration ahead of the 2020 Elections. With the investment the party is committing to registering 200,000 voters before the 2020 Presidential primary. “This investment is monumental […]

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President Trump to meet Caribbean leaders at Mar-a-Lago

President Trump to meet Caribbean leaders at Mar-a-Lago

WASHINGTON, DC – President Donald Trump will welcome the leaders of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, the Republic of Haiti, Jamaica, and Saint Lucia on Friday, March 22, 2019, for a meeting at Mar-a-Lago. President Trump’s meeting with the Caribbean leaders will reaffirm our strong friendship with and commitment to these countries, […]

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Leo Gilling Pledges to Continue Pushing His Vision For Miramar

Leo Gilling Pledges to Continue Pushing His Vision For Miramar

Disappointed but not Deterred  MIRAMAR – Despite only receiving 11 percent of the votes in Tuesday’s (March 12th) Miramar elections, a “disappointed, but not deterred,” Gilling said after learning the results of the election. “Tonight, after a long and competitive campaign, I lost my bid for Miramar Commissioner. While I am naturally disappointed, my awesome […]

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South Florida Mayor Wayne Messam to Launch Presidential Exploratory Committee, Website

South Florida Mayor Wayne Messam to Launch Presidential Exploratory Committee, Website

First-Generation American, Football Star, Climate-Conscious Business Owner & Two-Term Mayor to Visit South Carolina March 23rd MIRAMAR — Today, first-generation American, national college football champion, successful climate-conscious business owner and South Florida Mayor Wayne Messam will launch a presidential exploratory committee and new website as he weighs a run for the White House in 2020. […]

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Education Committee to Hold Hearing on Making Higher Education More Affordable

Education Committee to Hold Hearing on Making Higher Education More Affordable

Washington, D.C. – More than 50 years have passed since the enactment of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and the nation’s college and university campuses are indisputably more diverse than ever. What hasn’t changed, however, is that access to post-secondary education opportunities continues to elude many low-income students and students of color, in large […]

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Florida Mayor for President

Florida Mayor for President

SOUTH FLORIDA – The mayor of a Florida city who was on the national stage during his days in Tallahassee is looking to run for president. No, it’s not former Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum, but Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam, who on Wednesday (March 6th) requested an advisory opinion from the state Division of Elections about […]

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Jamaican-Born Marlon Hill Files to Run for Miami-Dade County Commission Seat District 9 in 2020

Jamaican-Born Marlon Hill Files to Run for Miami-Dade County Commission Seat District 9 in 2020

MIAMI – Accompanied by wife of 21 years, Carla Hill, Attorney Marlon Hill recently filed qualifying papers as a candidate to represent District 9 on the Miami-Dade County Commission in Florida. Hill intends to qualify via the gathering of petitions from eligible registered voters in District 9 covering a number of SW Miami Dade neighborhoods. […]

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U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell’s District Swearing-in Ceremony

U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell’s District Swearing-in Ceremony

HOMESTEAD – Surrounded by residents and South Miami-Dade leaders, Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, newly elected to represent Florida’s 26th congressional district, held a swearing-in ceremony at Miami-Dade College’s Homestead Campus. The ceremony was led by County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava and the oath was officiated by the Florida Commissioner of Agriculture, Nikki Fried. The event ended […]

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Jamaican-American Senator Kamala Harris Announces Bid for Presidency

Jamaican-American Senator Kamala Harris Announces Bid for Presidency

CALIFORNIA – California Senator Kamala Harris, who is of Jamaican Heritage, announced her official run for president on Monday, January 21, 2019. Harris, the product of an Indian mother and a Jamaican father – both civil rights activist, was educated at Howard University in Washington, and the University of California. She started out as deputy […]

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Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness Chosen as Vice Mayor for Broward County

Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness Chosen as Vice Mayor for Broward County

Broward County – The Broward County Commission unanimously voted for Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness (District 9) to serve as Vice Mayor today at its Reorganization meeting.   The Broward County Charter stipulates that Commissioners, elected from single member districts, vote annually in November for the position of Mayor and Vice Mayor.  Vice Mayor Holness was elected in 2010 […]

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