NewFM Congratulates South Dade Residents As Annette Taddeo Pulls Out A Victory In SD40

South Dade – New Florida Members living in Senate District 40 rejoiced Tuesday night, as they celebrated their work in helping to elected Annette Taddeo to the State Senate. Taddeo beat out Republican candidate Jose Felix Diaz 51 percent to 47 percent, with Independent Christian “He-Man” Schlaerth pulling in 2… Continue Reading

USA Today: Frustrations boil over in Miami following Hurricane Irma

Alan Gomez of USA Today files a report from Tuesday’s Miami-Dade County budget meetings. writing how local residents are growing increasingly frustrated that “government and power officials haven’t yet gotten the region completely up and running.”  “In the days after the storm, families went hungry, elders suffered from the heat, people with… Continue Reading

Community to County Commisioners: Post-Irma Response Was Not Good Enough

For almost two hours, speaker after speaker told the assembled group of elected officials, including County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, that government’s response was unequal and insufficient. In many areas, grassroots groups like New Florida Majority, Dream Defenfers, FLIC and WeCount were the first people that residents saw in their neighborhoods when the power went out. Continue Reading