Democratic Incumbent Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Trying To Fend Off Republican Challenger Carlos Gimenez In Race For 26th Congressional District SeatDemocratic incumbent Debbie Mucarsel-Powell is running against Republican Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez for the 26th Congressional District seat.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez: 'We Will Continue To Wear Masks, Continue To Issue Citations'Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez held a virtual press conference on Tuesday afternoon to announce that local measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will remain in place.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez Walks Back Order To Enforce EvictionsMiami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has walked back on his order for the Miami-Dade Police Department to enforce evictions.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez Signs Amendments Opening Entertainment Venues And Allowing For Limited Competitive Sports On Thursday, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez signed amendments to emergency orders allowing for the opening of several types of entertainment venues and also permitting certain specified sports scrimmages. The mayor's amendments will go into effect as of Friday at 12:01 p.m., county officials said. Here are the amendments to the emergency orders signed by Mayor Gimenez: Amendment No. 1 to Emergency Order 28-20 allows the opening of movie theaters, concert houses, convention spaces, auditoriums, playhouses, bowling alleys, arcades, and indoor amusement facilities at 50 percent capacity. All venues must strictly follow rules set in the New Normal Guidebook. This amendment allows for indoor consumption of food and beverages within movie theaters, concert houses, convention spaces, auditoriums, playhouses, bowling alleys, arcades, casinos, and indoor amusement facilities, but only in designated areas. This amendment also allows for live performances, provided performers are no less than 10 feet from patrons at all times and such patrons observe such performances from tables or stationary seats. Amendment No. 1 to Emergency Order 29-20 allows for limited competitive play, including scrimmages. However, organized inter-team sports and league games will not be permitted, except in the case of tennis, racquetball and baseball, if masks are worn at all times. This amendment also requires facial coverings to be worn at all times for other activities on athletic fields. The office of the mayor announced that the administration will be meeting next week with owners of bars and adult entertainment establishments, along with the County’s medical experts, to determine the rules to safely open these facilities in the future.
Miami-Dade Countywide Curfew Extended To 11 PMThe Miami-Dade countywide curfew that was originally set for 10 pm. to prevent the spread of the coronavirus has been extended to 11 p.m.
Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez Calls On County Mayor To Reconsider Indoor Dining RestrictionHialeah's mayor wants the Miami-Dade’s mayor to reconsider allowing indoor dining in the county.
Campaign 2020: Two Republicans Square Off To Try And Unseat Rep. Debbie Mucarsel Powell In NovemberThe Republican party would love to reclaim the Florida congressional seat currently held by Democrat Debbie Mucarsel Powell.
Mayors Of Miami-Dade Cities Say They Are Being Cheated Out Of Federal CARES Act FundsRepresentatives of 16 cities in Miami-Dade, including mayors, vice mayors and city commissioners, lashed out at Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez on Thursday, saying they are being cheated out of federal CARES Act funds owed their cities.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez: Masks, Social Distancing Working As ‘Rate Of Increase Is Starting To Slow’Miami-Dade has close to 530 people in the ICU – the highest it has been. It’s why federal, state and local leaders are encouraging the use of masks, especially for those who live with a vulnerable person.
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez Vows To Better Communicate With County Mayor Carlos Gimenez On COVID SpreadMiami Mayor Francis Suarez gave an update on the coronavirus pandemic during a virtual press conference Monday.
Miami-Dade Restaurant Owners Prepare For Indoor Dining RestrictionsMiami-Dade restaurant owners are preparing to close to indoor dining starting Thursday.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez Defends Reopening Rollbacks But Not Concerned Over Presidential VisitMiami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez is defending the steps he is taking to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
Closure Confusion: Miami Mayor 'Shocked' By County's Decision To Close Indoor Dining AgainCity of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez told reporters on Wednesday he was 'shocked' by the County's decision to close indoor dining beginning on Thursday.
Reopening Rollback: Indoor Dining In Miami-Dade To Shutdown At MidnightYou have until midnight tonight to enjoy indoor restaurant dining in Miami-Dade County. At 12:01 a.m. Thursday, all indoor dining service will be shut down in an effort to slow the rise in positive COVID-19 cases.
Miami-Dade Restaurants Ordered To Close Indoor Dining AreasMiami-Dade restaurant owners are preparing to close their indoor dining areas again, after an emergency order Monday from Mayor Carlos Gimenez.