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Mucarsel-Powell NEW Constituent Survey Reveals Overwhelming Support For Second Round of Direct Stimulus Checks

Miami, FL –Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), member of the Congressional Coronavirus Task Force, released results of a week-long survey conducted by her office to gauge constituent experiences with the first round of Economic Impact Payments (EIPs), which provided a maximum payment of $1,200 per individual. After receiving hundreds of desperate phone calls to her office from South Floridians who had issues getting their checks, Mucarsel-Powell was compelled to measure overall public opinion.

We are a Nation that Must Do Better

Dear Peter,

On Saturday I joined my fellow Americans in peaceful civic action to demand justice for George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was brutally killed by a Minneapolis police officer.

Congresswoman Wilson Hosts Forum on COVID-19 in Haiti and the Dangers of Continued U.S. Deportations

Today, Congresswoman Wilson hosted a forum titled “An Impending Crisis: COVID-19 in Haiti, Ongoing Instability, and the Dangers of Continued U.S. Deportations,” featuring House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel; Leonie Hermantin, Haitian community leader and director of Development, Communications, and Strategic Planning for the Sant La Haitian Neighborhood Center; Clarel Cyriaque, a practicing attorney who represents immigrants facing deportation; Dan Erikson, senior fellow at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement and former special advisor to Vice President Joe Biden; Cate Oswald, chief policy and partnership officer for Partners in Health; and Jake Johnston, senior research associate at the Center for Economic and Policy Research. 

Alex Penelas Receives Support From Haitian American Community Leaders

Miami, FL –The Alex Penelas for Miami-Dade County Mayor 2020 campaign announced that Penelas has garnered the support of prominent Haitian American leaders from across Miami-Dade County. These endorsements are the latest addition to a growing list of more than 40 current and former elected officials and leaders, who have endorsed Penelas for mayor since he launched his campaign last year.

Attorney Marlon Hill Qualifies for Miami Dade County Commission Race in District 9

South Miami-Dade County, FL----- On May 26, 2020, small business attorney Marlon Hill officially qualified for the August 18, 2020 ballot for Miami-Dade County Commission District 9 race in South Miami-Dade County.  Hill has raised over $335,000 for the District 9 race and has connected with thousands of residents at the door and at community engagement events. Hill is the only candidate who has garnered this kind of direct financial support for the August 18th election. Hill is a homegrown leader and resident of the district since 1985 after migrating from Jamaica as a teenager. Hill has a proven track record of bringing people of different backgrounds to solve problems and enact change.

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