Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) today sent a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) expressing concern and requesting information regarding the agency's reported misuse of solitary confinement at detention facilities. The senator's letter follows reports that ICE immigration detention facilities are relying on solitary confinement (segregation) "as a go-to tool to manage and punish vulnerable detainees" and "to house detainees they simply don't know what do with."
Today, Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. announced that Vice President Mike Pence will help launch Latinos for Trump, a coalition devoted to mobilizing the Latino community in support of President Trump, on Tuesday, June 25 at 10:00 am EDT at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Miami Airport & Convention Center in Miami, Florida.
Currently as the State’s First Vice President and former President of Orange County Black President, Russell Drake has decided to run for statewide office as president. With a 2020 presidential election, there is a need for dynamite leadership, and effective communication to grow and build the Democratic Black Caucus of Florida as the most powerful Black organization in the state. He has build the Orlando chapter from 12 to 120 members, and his vision and platform statewide is to grow the caucus to 35 chapters, and build the existing membership in each chapter to 50 or more.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), member of the Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management Subcommittee of the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is awarding $5,911,779 to Monroe County for debris removal resulting from Hurricane Irma.