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Tampa Bay: “Legislators tell Florida utility regulators to “step up” on shutoffs moratorium”

Two state legislators are calling on Florida utility regulators and Gov. Ron DeSantis to “step up” on an electricity shutoff moratorium and relief from accumulating unpaid balances for thousands of Floridians who are behind on their power bills. Their comments come the same day as the Florida Public Service Commission’s staff recommended that the board …

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Diario las Americas: “Caravana de autos transita por Miami para celebrar candidatura de Joe Biden”

Una caravana de más de 50 automóviles transitó por las calles del centro de Miami, para celebrar la contienda electoral del aspirante demócrata a la presidencia Joe Biden, en la que estuvieron presentes la actriz y productora Eva Longoria y los senadores estatales Annette Taddeo y José Javier Rodríguez, entre otras figuras públicas. Longoria comenzó su …

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Florida Politics: “José Javier Rodríguez joins $15 minimum wage initiative push”

The South Florida lawmaker also spoke out against Amendment 4. Sen. José Javier Rodríguez on Tuesday voiced his support for a constitutional amendment that would incrementally raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. Speaking alongside labor and community leaders, the Democratic lawmaker described the Legislature as a “special interest-dominated” body which, in years past, needed to …

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Univision: “Los planes del senador estatal José Javier Rodríguez si es reelecto el próximo 3 de noviembre”

Hay expectativas sobre quién ocupará el escaño en el Senado de Florida por el Distrito 37. El senador Rodríguez, quien se enfrentará a la candidata Ileana García, afirma que la lucha por tratar de vencer el coronavirus y avanzar en la recuperación económica del estado son prioridades que van juntas. Asegura que está trabajando arduamente …

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Yahoo! Noticias: “El expresidente Obama respalda a nueve candidatos latinos demócratas”

El expresidente estadounidense Barack Obama dio este viernes su respaldo político a nueve candidatos demócratas hispanos postulados a diferentes puestos en los niveles estatal y federal a través del país. Los hispanos forman parte de una segunda lista de un total de 111 candidatos demócratas en 21 diferentes estados dada a conocer por Obama a …

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NBC Miami: “Many Struggling to Find Full-Time Work in South Florida”

It’s been nearly six months since life as Orlin Stoyanov knew it changed. “I keep telling the same story,” he said. Orlin says he was working as a therapist at a chiropractic facility when the pandemic hit. “We got furloughed in mid-March,” he said, adding that he had not yet been called back to work. …

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Florida Politics: “South Florida police unions back Democratic incumbent José Javier Rodríguez in SD 37”

Two police unions are endorsing Democratic Sen. José Javier Rodríguez in a high-profile South Florida Senate race. The Florida Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and the South Florida Police Benevolent Association (SFLPBA) both announced Wednesday they are supporting Sen. Rodríguez. Republican candidate Ileana Garcia and non-party affiliated Alex Rodriguez are also seeking the seat. “In law enforcement, our top priority each day is …

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Florida Politics: “Florida leaders working to mitigate effects of sea-level rise”

There are three primary ways that climate change influences coastal flooding: sea-level rise, storm surge intensity, and rainfall intensity and frequency. Florida leaders are taking note of these mounting threats to our natural resources, as well as our economy, and taking steps to address them. Florida has a challenging road ahead mitigating the impacts of …

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Orlando Sentinel: “Fried slams DeSantis over coronavirus on eve of Cabinet meeting”

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried teed off Monday on a wide range of economic, health and election issues that she says the state Cabinet and lawmakers should have addressed throughout the coronavirus pandemic. On the eve of a Cabinet meeting Tuesday, Fried said Gov. Ron DeSantis shouldn’t have been allowed to solely address issues such as …

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Sun-Sentinel: “Trump is no ‘champion of the environment’ | Opinion”

For only the second time in history, scientists were recently tracking five cyclones in the Atlantic. Two hurricanes have now ravaged the Gulf Coast in less than a month; hurricanes that scientists agree are growing more powerful and dangerous because of climate change. More than five million acres have burned across California, Oregon and Washington as we see …

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