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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Women’s Task Force, chaired by U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) the first South American-born member of Congress, announced CHC’s first-ever “Latina Prosperity Principles” for the 116th Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), member of the New Democrat Coalition Climate Change Task Force, praised House passage of the Protecting and Securing Florida's Coastline Act (H.R. 205), which blocks new offshore drilling in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico and the Straits of Florida, and the Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act (H.R. 1941), which blocks new offshore drilling along the Atlantic and Pacific coastlines.
MIAMI, FL – U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), member of the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, met with the Bahamas Consul General Linda Mackey to receive an update on disaster relief and search and rescue operations following Hurricane Dorian – the strongest recorded hurricane to make landfall on the Bahamas.
MIAMI, FL – Thursday, August 22, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), member of the Hispanic Caucus’ Health Care and Mental Health Task Force, will continue meeting with constituents and South Florida health care providers to discuss how to ensure access to affordable health care. In the afternoon, Mucarsel-Powell will hold a town hall focused on health care issues facing South Florida residents moderated by Dr. Pedro J. Greer Jr. Dr. Greer is a professor of medicine, Founding Chair of the Humanities, Health, and Society, and Associate Dean for Community Engagement at Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Throughout his career, Dr. Greer has been an advocate for health equity by engaging communities to create effective health and social policies and accessible health systems. Dr. Greer’s full bio can be found here. 
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