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Support for Trump drops in days following first presidential debate.  MIAMI (October 5, 2016) – Support for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton reached an all-time high among Latino voters nationally last week, with more than 83 percent indicating they would vote for her, according to the New Latino Voice poll. Meanwhile, support for Republican Donald Trump among Latinos decreased in Florida in the days following the first presidential debate, according to the weekly public opinion poll conducted by FIU in partnership with mobile advertising company Adsmovil.
Medical, Religious, Judicial, and Law Enforcement Leaders and Communities.  TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (September 28, 2016) – The VOTE NO on 2 campaign today released a list of state and national respected organizations, associations and professionals, all of whom have voiced their opposition to Florida’s Amendment 2 appearing on the November ballot. “We are thrilled to have the strong support of these respected leaders and entities who agree that there is nothing medical about marijuana,” said Christina Johnson, spokesperson for the VOTE NO on 2 campaign. “As Florida voters begin to cast their ballots on Amendment 2, it is vitally important they understand that this is no more than legalized pot and has no place in Florida’s constitution.”
The Director of the Miami-Dade Police Department was honored to swear in 139 new officers this week. The entire community should be pleased to know that these men and women stepped forward to serve this community, during this challenging time in our national history. Law enforcement officers are being held to the highest standards of conduct and ethics, and we know that this most recent class of officers will continue the tradition of excellent service and professionalism that has been the hallmark of the Miami-Dade Police Department. I am proud of each and every one of these officers for making this commitment to our community.
Miami, Florida—Reps. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), Diaz-Balart (FL-25), and Wilson (FL-24) held a press conference at Miami International Airport to discuss the Zika funding passage which passed the House last night. "This is a great victory for our community, and we achieved it by working together. I witnessed all of the Florida delegation—every day that we were in session—talking to colleagues from all over the country and explaining to them that this is not only a major public health crisis for South Florida, but also an economic crisis.
MIAMI, FL – Today Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson joined Republican Congressmen Carlos Curbelo and Mario Diaz-Balart at a press conference to applaud the passage of a continuing resolution that includes $1.1 billion to combat the Zika virus. The funding is part of a stopgap spending bill to keep the federal government open through December 9. Congresswoman Wilson has been at the forefront of the fight for Zika funding since July, when the first local transmissions were confirmed in Wynwood, which is in the heart of her district.
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