Tag: carlos gimenez
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.”