Barbara Watson

Bill Sets New Rules For Euthanizing Animals At SheltersA Miami Gardens congresswoman has filed a detailed proposal that would set guidelines for animal shelters before stray animals can be euthanized.
Local Pastors Meeting With MDPD Ahead Of Zimmerman VerdictLocal pastors will meet with Miami-Dade Police in two local churches Thursday to talk about the impending verdict from the George Zimmerman murder trial in Sanford, Florida.
Bill Aims To Keep Guns Away From Mentally Unstable A bill seeking to strengthen the ban on firearm sales to mentally ill people overwhelmingly passed the Florida House on Wednesday, though it still needs Senate approval.
House District 107 Election Headed To Manual RecountThe primary election between Reps. John Patrick Julien (D-North Miami Beach) and Barbara Watson (D-Miami Gardens) will require a manual recount.
Braynon, Pritchett Win Special ElectionsA Miami Gardens council member and an outgoing state representative won a pair of special legislative primary elections Tuesday.
Early Voting Begins In Special ElectionsEarly voting begins Monday in a pair of special elections prompted by Democrat Frederica Wilson’s jump to Congress.