The Trump administration’s new restrictive Cuba visa and travel policy means family separation, and possibly, increased illegal crossings. It also won’t change a thing for Cuban exiles forbidden a return. Thanks, Senator Marco Rubio.
If Senator Joe Gruters’ SB 1738 bill passes, it would be illegal in Florida to leave your dog tethered outside during hurricane evacuation. A good step forward in animal cruelty legislation. But it doesn’t go far enough to protect pets left behind.
Florida’s Department of Transportation has a new plan for Miami-Dade: Double-decking the Palmetto Expressway south of 836 to South Dade with toll lanes on the flyover. Pay to drive in less traffic is the DOT way.
Florida has no sanctuary cities, but that’s not keeping the Senate from passing a bill banning them, thanks to Trump ally Senator Joe Gruters, chairman of the state GOP. Democratic Miami-Dade Sen. Annette Taddeo and other Hispanic lawmakers fight back.
Florida lawmaker Kimberly Daniels scored a win when her bill mandating that Bible studies be added to public schools curriculum passed a House committee. What happened to sending kids to Sunday school for religion education?
Florida congressman Matt Gaetz, in the limelight for salacious comments about U.S. Rep Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, has stepped up the weird and brought on a Bar Association investigation with a tweet threatening former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen.
A privately run Homestead facility is holding 1,600 unaccompanied minors who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border without parents at a cost of more than a million a day. Would this be the case if they were Cuban?
Helping ban assault weapons, as Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School parents and survivors are doing, would be the best way to honor Parkland shooting victims as we mark the first anniversary of the tragedy.
After a Miami Herald investigation into underage sex trafficking by hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein, the US Justice Department has opened an inquiry into deal made by Alex Acosta, Trump’s Labor Secretary.
Nicolás Maduro and his military blamed the uprising against him on President Trump and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. But credit belongs to courageous Venezuelans like Assembly President Juan Guaidó and unrelenting protesters.
In Congress, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and Donna Shalala are legislating against Venezuela’s regime. So why go for a photo-op in Miami with actor Danny Glover, a friend of Fidel Castro, Hugo Chávez, and Nicolás Maduro?
Why can’t Miami-Dade, FL Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s sons wait until he’s out of office to dip into the till? Julio Gimenez is pursuing a deal to build on county land. C.J. Gimenez lobbies for clients with county contracts.