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Today, Hillary for America Senior Policy Advisor Maya Harris released the following statement:  "The shooting of Charles Kinsey in North Miami shows that we still have work to do to strengthen the relationship between police officers and the communities they serve, and reduce the use of excessive force. "The sad reality is that African American men are far more likely to be stopped and searched by police, charged with crimes, or killed in police-involved incidents than white men.
On July 19, 2016, Commissioner Sosa’s resolution supporting Mayor Carlos Gimenez’ push for the discontinued use of the cooling canal system employed by Florida Power and Light at its Turkey Point Power Plant passed unanimously. This latest initiative is in step with previous legislation sponsored by Commissioner Sosa aimed at addressing the troubled cooling canal system. Last year Commissioner Sosa sponsored legislation calling for a third party report on the state of the canals after FPL reported that its monitoring system found them to be experiencing high salinity levels and temperatures.
Tampa, FL - As Donald Trump's divisive rhetoric and backwards vision takes center stage at the GOP convention, Florida Democratic supporters and volunteers will host office openings throughout the state to join the campaign's nationwide effort to register and commit to vote more than 3 million supporters.
The people’s advocate stands by her anti-gun violence track record.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Miami; June 13, 2016) – Raquel Regalado issued the following statement Monday in response to the mayor’s comments. “It is sad that after 12 years at County Hall, Carlos Gimenez has to refer back to when he was a firefighter over 20 years ago in response to my call to action regarding his failure to make public safety a priority in Miami-Dade County. Carlos Gimenez's response is evidence in his own words of his failures as mayor.
Convention Will Showcase A Diverse, United, Energized Democratic Party Rallying Around Hillary Clinton in the Fight for an America That Is “Stronger Together.”  PHILADELPHIA - Ahead of the Democratic National Convention being held in Philadelphia from July 25th to July 28th, Hillary for America and the Democratic National Convention Committee announced today headlining speakers for each night of the program. While Republican leadership continues to run away from Donald Trump, and refuse to participate in the upcoming Republican convention, the Democratic convention will showcase enormously popular national leaders, rising stars from across the country and a diverse range of everyday Americans who will inspire the nation.
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