Facing South Florida: Chaos On South BeachOn this Sunday’s edition of Facing South Florida, Jim DeFede delved into the concerns being raised over the ongoing spring break situation, including the racial overtones associated with that.
'Images Are Challenging To Watch': Former State Sen. Dwight Bullard Concerned About Chaos On South BeachRowdy spring breakers and pandemic-weary tourists are being drawn to South Beach by the thousands. There have been fights, crime, and several dangerous stampedes. Former State Senator Dwight Bullard said he is concerned by the images coming from Miami Beach.
South Miami-Dade NAACP President Dwight Bullard On Social, Economic Injustices Black People FaceCOVID-19 exposed health and economic disparities in the African American community. The killing of George Floyd then exposed the social and criminal injustice they face. South Miami-Dade NAACP President Dwight Bullard shared his perspective.
Bullard Bulldozes Korge, Wins Senate District 40 SeatSen. Dwight Bullard has bulldozed his primary competition Tuesday, winning the District 40 Senate battle.
Miami Senate Primary Turns Into Free-For-AllBribery and links to a terrorist group are just some of the accusations candidates have hurled at each other in a bitter Miami primary fight.
Miami Lawmaker Wants To Re-Vamp Sex Ed ClassesA state lawmaker from Miami has filed a proposal that would revamp sex-education requirements in public schools, including calling for instruction that involves "medically accurate information about all methods of contraception and each method's effectiveness rate."
Lawmakers To Live On Min. Wage For A WeekMore than a dozen lawmakers from around the state plan to live on a minimum wage this week to draw attention to efforts to increase the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour.
No Party Challengers File To Run In Miami-DadeSeven "no party affiliation" candidates have opened campaign accounts during the past month to run in 2016 for Miami-Dade County legislative seats.
Minimum Wage Increase Bill Filed In The HouseA House Democrat has filed a bill Friday that calls for increasing the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Race Matters: Town Hall Meeting On Policing In South DadeAs a result of our Race Matters Series, State Representative Kionne L. Mcghee from District 117 hosted a solution-driven discussion on policing in South Dade on Friday, May 29, 2015.
State Senator Apologizes For Controversial TweetState Rep. Matt Gaetz has apologized for a Twitter post that drew criticism about possible racial overtones.
S Florida Lawmaker Wants Tax Break For 'Food Deserts' A South Florida lawmaker has proposed offering tax credits to businesses that sell large amounts of healthy food in low-income areas known as "food deserts."
Lawmaker Wants Nearly $2 Million For Wrongly Imprisoned Man
Miami Senator To Propose Raising Min. Wage AgainAfter the idea died during the 2014 legislative session, a state legislator from Miami has said he'll try again to have the state's minimum wage raised to $10.10 an hour.
Emails Detail Days After Inmate's Gruesome Death At Dade PrisonEmails sent by Jim Cumming, the former Dade Correctional Institution, in the days after a mentally ill inmate's scalded body was found in a puddle of water in a shower provide very few details about what actually happened.