MIAMI, FL – On Tuesday, August 13th, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) will continue her work for the district by holding a series of events focused on securing a strong, resilient future for South Florida’s environment, education, and economy.
Florida Democratic Party Chair, Terrie Rizzo, released the following statement after the El Paso and Dayton shooting tragedies:
Tallahassee— The A.C.L.U., the Florida State Conference of Branches, Youth Units of the N.A.A.C.P. and the Brennan Center for Law at the N.Y.U. Law has filed suit against the Florida law that subverts the will of the voters by blocking the automatic restoration of voting rights for non-violent felons.
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY – The Miami Young Republicans call on Miami-Dade County Commissioners and our other elected officials to oppose the unsolicited bid to build a Chinese monorail between Miami and Miami Beach.
WASHINGTON, DC – After repeatedly calling for him to step down, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), member of the Judiciary Committee, released the following statement on the long-overdue resignation of Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta after his gross mishandling of the Jeffrey Epstein case during his time as a District Attorney for the Southern District of Florida:
Washington, DC - Today, United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) held a press conference to introduce legislation to cancel student loan debt for millions of Americans.
Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) yesterday sent a letter to Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Mark Morgan seeking answers regarding reports that ICE has signed new contracts for three for-profit immigration detention centers in Mississippi and Louisiana: Adams County Correctional Center (operated by CoreCivic, one of the largest for-profit prison operators in the country), Catahoula Correctional Center, and South Louisiana ICE Processing Center (operated by GEO Group, another giant for-profit prison operator). If the reports are correct, it appears that ICE has decided to place immigrant detainees at these facilities without providing proper notice, despite the fact that they pose serious health and safety concerns.
ORLANDO, Fla., - Civil Rights Attorney Benjamin Crump boldly announced that he stands with Commissioner Samuel B. Ings for the next Mayor of Orlando. Attorney Crump, who is best known for fighting high-profile cases involving police shootings of African-Americans, spoke at the 2019 summer conference of National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) held last week in Jackson, Mississippi.
Today, Congressman Darren Soto, State Senator Bobby Powell and State Representative Cindy Polo held a press call to denounce Trump’s attacks on the immigrant community, after the announcement of expected raids targeting migrant families to begin on Sunday in 10 cities across the United States, including Miami.
Miami, FL – Vice President Mike Pence today announced the launch of Latinos for Trump, which will work to re-elect President Trump with a focus on Latino coalition-building and expanding grassroot support. Latinos for Trump champions the President’s record and agenda within local communities and will work to identify supporters, empower activists, and help to deliver the President’s message of ‘Promises Made, Promises Kept’ across the country.
- Hundreds of Florida Women of Color Join Presidential Primary Debate Watch Party in Miami
- Warren Questions ICE About Reports of Misuse of Solitary Confinement at Immigration Detention Facilities
- Vice President Mike Pence to Announce‘Latinos for Trump’ Coalition Tuesday, June 25 - Miami, Florida
- Russell Drake Running for New President of Democratic Black Caucus of Florida in Tampa; June 22, 2019 Conference