(MIAMI, FL) – Bruno Barreiro, a former State representative now serving as Miami-Dade County Commissioner for District 5, has filed the Statement of Candidacy to run for Florida’s 27th Congressional District. The seat, presently occupied by U.S. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, contains a large part of the city of Miami, as well as the municipalities of Miami Beach, Coral Gables, West Miami, South Miami, Pinecrest, Cutler Bay, Palmetto Bay, Key Biscayne and North Bay Village.
Miami, FL – Today, decorated Army veteran, healthcare executive, and current Florida State Representative Daisy Baez filed paperwork to run for the recently vacated State Senate District 40 seat. In announcing her candidacy, Representative Daisy Baez issued the following statement:
Week 5/ Education / HB 859 & SB 668-Relating to Postsecondary Distance Education
TALLAHASSEE, FL-State Senator Daphne Campbell (D-Miami) on Wednesday called on President Donald Trump to reconsider his administration's discriminatory plans to return Haitians seeking refuge from devastating natural disasters in their homeland. She also called for an extension on the time requirement for Temporary Protection Status (TPS) renewals. The designation allows individuals fleeing from natural disasters or armed conflicts to remain and work in this country without fear of deportation until home conditions have improved.
Up to the minute that Sen. Frank Artiles decided to resign almost a week ago, he seemed ready to put up a fight in spite of national outcry over his profaned and racially laced attack on Sen. Audrey Gibson. But while the racial scars from Artiles’ tirade may linger, many are calling his decision to leave the Florida Senate “the right thing.”
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