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Miami (November 8, 2017) An investigation undertaken by the Public Corruption Task Force of the State Attorney’s Office has led to the charging, resignation and criminal court plea by former State Representative Daisy Baez. Representative Baez was elected in 2016 to the Florida Legislature representing House District 114.
NEWARK – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, released the following statement regarding the tax plan unveiled by Senate Republicans today:
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY – Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz is sponsoring a resolution urging Congress to enact the “Dream Act” or similar legislation to prevent the deportation of individuals who were granted “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (DACA) status. He is also sponsoring a resolution urging the U.S. Defense Department to continue the Military Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI) program, which recruits legal immigrants with medical and language skills into the military and, in exchange for enlistment, provides expedited naturalization.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica Wilson has introduced a bipartisan resolution to extend Temporary Protected Status to Haitian nationals until Haiti has demonstrably recovered from a series of natural and manmade disasters.
MIAMI-DADE – Miami-Dade County Commissioners today approved legislation sponsored by Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava to help close the gender wage gap. The measure will require County contractors to sign an affidavit affirming that they are complying with the Equal Pay Act of 1963.
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