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South Florida Congresswoman Named to Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Leadership Post

Last week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., was appointed vice chair of House Democrats’ Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. Besides being a survivor of gun violence herself, Mucarsel-Powell lost her father to gun violence.
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Miami-Dade Agrees to Connect PortMiami to High-Speed Rail Project

The Miami-Dade County Commission has approved ratification of agreement for Brightline--which will soon be relabeled Virgin Trains--to build a station at PortMiami by the end next year.
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After Hurricane Dorian, Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Help Relief Efforts for the Bahamas

Florida’s two Republican U.S. senators--Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--were in Miami on Wednesday, working with the American Red Cross to help the Bahamas which were hit hard in recent days by Hurricane Dorian.
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EPA Sending $100 Million to Miami Dade for Wastewater Infrastructure

On Friday, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a $99.7 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to Miami-Dade County “to finance advanced wastewater infrastructure upgrades."
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Ron DeSantis Focuses on Infrastructure in South Florida

Along with local officials including Miami Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary Kevin Thibault, DeSantis “visited the construction site of the I-395/SR 836/I-95 Design-Build Project in Miami to listen to the concerns and suggestions of local officials regarding the transportation needs of the city and the state.”

Ron DeSantis Reels in Endorsements in Miami Dade

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giménez and Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernández appeared with DeSantis and his running mate state Rep. Jeanette Nuñez, R-Miami, to endorse them at an event in Hialeah.  
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