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South Florida Regional Planning Council Secures $5.9 Million to Capitalize South Florida’s COVID-Impacted Business Revolving Loan Fund

MIAMI-DADE – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration is partnering with the South Florida Regional Planning Council (SFRPC) to oversee and administer a new $5.9 million CARES Act Business Revolving Loan Fund program that will alleviate sudden and severe economic dislocation caused by the coronavirus in Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties.  Designated a U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development District in 1994, the SFRPC welcomes this new program into its lending portfolio as it continues to expand its economic development activities. 

SFRPC members representing Miami-Dade, Monroe and Broward counties from left to right: Quentin “Beam” Furr, (Secretary), Commissioner, Broward County; Samuel Kaufman, (Treasurer), Commissioner, Key West; Michelle Coldiron, Commissioner, Monroe County; Sandra Walters, Governor’s Appointee Monroe County; Steve Geller (First Vice Chair), Commissioner, Broward County; Daniella Levine Cava, (Chair), Commissioner, Miami-Dade County; Cary Goldberg, Governor’s Appointee, Broward County; Greg Ross (Immediate Past Chair), Mayor, Cooper City; Jason Andreotta, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (ex-officio); Isabel Cosio Carballo, Executive Director, SFRPC; Shereen Yee Fong, Florida Department of Transportation, District Six (ex-officio).

Reward for Tip Leading to Arrest in Death of 7-Year-Old Could Rise to $47,500

MIAMI-DADE – The reward for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrators of Saturday’s drive-by shooting in Brownsville that killed 7-year-old Alana Washington could rise to as high as $47,500 after Mayor Carlos Gimenez and several County Commissioners followed Chairwoman Audrey Edmonson’s lead by pledging to contribute toward the reward, which currently stands at $15,000 – including $5,000 each from Crime Stoppers, Miami-Dade Police and Chairwoman Edmonson.

Alana Washington

Ex-Barbados Gov’t Minister to Be Sentenced in U.S.

NEW YORK – Former Barbados government minister Donville Inniss will be sentenced on Nov. 11 in the United States after he lost an appeal against his conviction on a charge of conspiracy to commit money laundering and two counts of substantive money laundering.

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Chairwoman Edmonson Doubles Reward for Tip Leading to Arrest in Drive-by Shooting of 7-Year-Old Girl, Toddler and Family

MIAMI-DADE – Miami-Dade County Commission Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson will match Miami-Dade Police and Crime Stoppers’ $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrators of Saturday’s drive-by shooting in Brownsville that killed 7-year-old Alana Washington and also wounded 2-year-old Alto Jacobs III, along with a man and a woman. The match brings the total reward to $10,000. 

Alana Washington
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