Marco Rubio campaigned in Puerto Rico on March 5, 2016, ahead of the March 6th Primary.  Florida Sen. Marco Rubio on Sunday increased his delegate count in the Republican Presidential Primary by winning Puerto Rico and all 23 delegates; a win that could be in part due to the votes of prisoners as well. “Thank you, Puerto Rico! ¡Gracias, Puerto Rico!,” Rubio Tweeted after the election was called for him by CNN and other major news organizations.
Coalition Of Reform Advocates, Law Enforcement, Urge Gov. Scott To Sign Into Law Today, the Florida House of Representatives unanimously passed SB 1044, reforming Florida's "Contraband Forfeiture Act", sending the legislation to Gov. Scott's desk for a signature. On Friday, the Senate passed the legislation, sponsored by Sen. Jeff Brandes, in a 38-0 vote.
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 16:15

Farewell Speech 2016

Members, It is with great sadness that I rise today to say goodbye to all my dear friends in the Florida House of Representatives. Serving in the Florida house has been a great honors of my life. First, I have to thank my almighty God for allowing me to serve well the constituents of district 108 for six years. Second, I have to say a big thank you to my Husband ''Hubert Campbell'' from Jamaica for all his work and unconditional support during my six years in office.
State Senator Arthenia Joyner (D-Tampa) was recently named “Legislator of the Year” by the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL). This prestigious award is given to a deserving legislator who has led passage of legislation or action that has positive impacts on the African American community
Miami, Florida. Alfred Santamaría, proud citizen with more than 12 years experience in the public and private sector, announced that he will officially launch his campaign as candidate for Mayor of Miami-Dade county, this Saturday, February 27th, at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables at 6:30pm.
Mayor of Miami Beach Philip Levine to Deliver Opening Remarks on Hillary's Lifelong Fight for Florida Families.  Today, Monday, February 22nd, local supporters and volunteers will gather to open a Hillary for Florida organizing office in Miami Beach. Florida's Democratic presidential primary is less than a month away, on March 15th.
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Dennis C. Moss invites you to the Fifth Annual Black History Month Gospel Fest to be held at the beautiful South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center on Sunday, February 21, 2016. This event will feature Stellar Award winning nationally renowned recording artist Pastor Beverly Crawford. She will be joined by homegrown artists including Gia Wyre, Kenny Day, South Florida Ministers of Music and many more.
The appointment of Senator Jocelerme Privert to serve as Haiti’s provisional president is good news. The fact that lawmakers moved so swiftly is a positive sign that could help ease the international community’s lingering concerns. I hope the interim government will also move swiftly to hold the presidential and legislative elections so that Haiti’s leaders can focus their attention on the country’s urgent needs, such as the current food insecurity crisis, building schools and hospitals, and upgrading its infrastructure.
Tomorrow, the Miami-Dade County Elections Department (Department) will mail more than 157,000 absentee ballots to voters with a request on file for the March 15, 2016 Presidential Preference Primary Election. These voters are encouraged to be on the lookout for their ballot in the mail.
Today, the Army Corps of Engineers announced that it would provide $3 million in funding towards the Florida Keys Water Quality Improvement Program (FKWQIP). This announcement comes less than two months after Rep. Curbelo (FL-26) led a bi-partisan letter to Assistant Secretary Darcy, urging her to give full and fair consideration to this critical project that directly benefits the Florida Keys. 
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