MIAMI-DADE COUNTY – Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz is sponsoring a resolution urging Congress to enact the “Dream Act” or similar legislation to prevent the deportation of individuals who were granted “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (DACA) status. He is also sponsoring a resolution urging the U.S. Defense Department to continue the Military Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI) program, which recruits legal immigrants with medical and language skills into the military and, in exchange for enlistment, provides expedited naturalization.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica Wilson has introduced a bipartisan resolution to extend Temporary Protected Status to Haitian nationals until Haiti has demonstrably recovered from a series of natural and manmade disasters.
MIAMI-DADE – Miami-Dade County Commissioners today approved legislation sponsored by Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava to help close the gender wage gap. The measure will require County contractors to sign an affidavit affirming that they are complying with the Equal Pay Act of 1963.
Constituents, In Tallahassee, interim committee meetings for the Florida Senate have officially begun! I am looking forward to working with other members of the Senate to create the best legislation for Florida. Regular session convenes January 9th, 2018 and ends March 9th. During regular session, I will be working primarily in the Tallahassee office. However, there will be staff working in the district office to assist with any and all matters. I am confident in their abilities to serve our district effectively.
The City of Miramar staff continues to work tirelessly and diligently to ensure our services to you are being met.  We are committed to you and this City, with efforts dedicated to vital services, water resources, clearing of roads and debris, electricity restoration, functioning traffic signals, transportation, social services, and other areas of safety. 
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