Tallahassee, FL — Last night, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes highlighted Donald Trump’s long record of ripping off small business owners and failing to pay his bills. This week, Trump’s company was hit with its 23rd lien for failing to pay nearly a quarter of a million dollars owed to a construction company. Trump also faces nearly $300,000 in legal fees after a two year trial for failing to pay a Florida small business owner the $34,000 he was owed.
Tallahassee, FL — In response to Marco Rubio's attendance at an anti-LGBT rally in Orlando on the two month anniversary of the Pulse shooting, LGBT leaders across Florida condemned the Senator's shameless opportunism. “Marco Rubio’s participation in an Orlando anti-LGBT rally further demonstrates why Floridians can’t trust his leadership,” said Representative David Richardson.
Doral - Tonight, the Miami-Dade Republican Executive Committee conducted a straw poll for the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate Race. Only Republican Executive Committee members were eligible to vote for one of the four Republicans below:
nytimes.com/2016/08/12/business/how-much-does-donald-trump-pay-in-taxes-it-could-be-zero.htmlnytimes.com/2016/08/12/business/how-much-does-donald-trump-pay-in-taxes-it-could-be-zero.html.  Mr. Trump has said in the past that highly paid corporate executives “get away with murder” on their taxes while boasting that he pays as little as the law allows. At the same time, he has insisted that his federal income tax payments are “substantial.”
Tampa, FL - Today, Tampa area businesswomen gathered to discuss Hillary Clinton's 100-Day Jobs Plan and its impact on Florida's economy, local small businesses, and their lives as small business owners. Full video here. Participants in the roundtable included former CFO for the state of Florida Alex Sink; Dr. Erika Bethune, owner of Hands 4 Healing Chiropractic; Maryann Ferenc, owner of Mise en Place restaurant; Amy Mandel, owner of Naturally Green Products, LLC; Angelique Mathena, Vice President at Muller Group International; and Miriam Garces Leyva, owner of Chateau de M Salon.
Nine in 10 Florida voters say it’s “very important” or “somewhat important” to make it harder for criminals to get guns, according to polling released Thursday by Americans for Responsible Solutions, the group fronted by Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly. In the Senate race, Marco Rubio leads Patrick Murphy 42-40, within the margin of error.
As mayor, she would work to limit contributions from county vendors, contractors.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Miami; Aug. 10, 2016) – The following is Miami-Dade mayoral candidate Raquel Regalado’s statement on the citizens’ petition to put campaign finance on the November ballot. “It is deeply troubling that a citizens’ initiative that gathered over 125,000 signatures in Miami-Dade County will not appear on the November ballot. Following the cancellation of the County Commission meeting yesterday, due to a lack of quorum, the Supervisor of Elections indicated there is not enough time to canvass the petitions and certify the ballot question for the General Election.
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 17:04

Congressman Curbelo Earns FOP Endorsement

Miami, FL – Today, The Fraternal Order of Police endorsed Carlos Curbelo for re-election to Congress. The FOP is the world’s largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers with over 330,000 members in more than 2,200 lodges. "From the Miami-Dade School Board to the US Congress, Carlos has always stood up for our men and women in uniform. At a time when America's law enforcement heroes are facing many threats and challenges, we are proud to stand with him in his efforts to continue representing our South Florida community," said Javier Ortiz, President of the Fraternal Order of Police.
Orlando, Florida – The Democratic Hispanic Caucus of Florida is proud to announce the endorsement of Democratic Presidential Nominee Secretary Hillary Clinton for President of the United States and US Senator Tim Kaine Candidate for Vice President. We stand by them because of their unwavering support for the Latino Community in issues concerning the economy, job creation, raising the minimum wage to $15.00 dollars an hour, comprehensive immigration reform, health care, education, social security benefits, civil rights, and equality for all.
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 16:19

U.S. Senate Straw Poll

Doral - We are excited to announce during our August Republican Executive Committee meeting, we will be conducting a straw poll for the U.S. Senate Race. Republican Executive Committee members will be eligible to vote for one of the four Republicans on the ballot.
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