Oscar Braynon

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State Senators Cruise In Primaries

Incumbent senators easily won primary contests Tuesday, dominating races that never seriously threatened their bids for re-election.


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State Senate Approves Pilot Needle Exchange Program In Miami-Dade

With supporters pointing to the need to prevent the spread of HIV and other infectious diseases, the Senate on Tuesday approved a pilot needle and syringe exchange program in Miami-Dade.


Sources: Mayor, Fins Agree No Tax-Funded Stadium Without Vote

If your tax dollars will be used to build a new stadium for the Dolphins, voters will have to approve it, according to sources with deep knowledge of the controversial plan.



Deaths Nearly Triple Since “Stand Your Ground” Enacted

As some state lawmakers are calling for a re-thinking of Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law, which allows people to defend themselves from danger without the need to first try to get away, an analysis of state data shows deaths due to self defense are up over 200 percent since the law took effect.


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Braynon Officially Newest Member Of Florida Senate

Democrat Oscar Braynon of Miami Gardens is the newest member of the Florida Senate.



Early Voting Begins Monday For Fl. Senate Race

Early voting begins Monday in the race to find a successor for U.S. Representative Frederica Wilson in the Florida Senate. Voters can cast early ballots for the special election today through Sunday, February 27th.


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Braynon, Pritchett Win Special Elections

A Miami Gardens council member and an outgoing state representative won a pair of special legislative primary elections Tuesday.