SPLC, advocates urge Miami-Dade to resist Trump

The SPLC and a broad coalition of advocates and legal scholars today urged Florida’s Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners to uphold a county resolution that has saved millions of tax dollars and improved community relations with police by not requiring officers to detain people for immigration authorities in county jails…. Continue Reading

Count petitions for campaign-finance reform

Miami Herald Letter to the Editor by Gihan Perera  This summer, an unprecedented grassroots effort collected enough petition signatures — more than two and a half times the legal requirement — for a November ballot initiative that would bring accountability and transparency to Miami-Dade county elections. More than 127,000 voters sent… Continue Reading