This week, Senator Dwight Bullard and Representative Cynthia Stafford took a critical step on behalf of Florida's working families by introducing legislation that would increase the state minimum wage.
The Miami-Dade Democratic Party commends and stands with Senator Bullard and Representative Stafford in their call for a higher minimum wage.
Wow — what a year 2013 was! We elected an incredible new chair in Annette Taddeo-Goldstein, sent our largest delegation ever to the state conference, and got involved in three critical (successful!) elections — but that's only part of the story. We couldn't believe how much we were all able to accomplish working together last year, so we put together an infographic that highlights some of our achievements. Click here for the full infographic.
2014 — here we come!
2014 is FINALLY here — and it's time to hit the ground running to make sure that we elect (and protect) Democrats in critical races this year! Join us on Monday, January 13th for our first general meeting of 2014 to learn about priorities and key elections this year, hear from special guest speaker Senator Nan Rich, and learn how YOU can get more involved today.
The meeting is Monday, January 13th, 2014 at 7 pm at the American Legion, with a potluck beforehand at 6 pm.Read more
Please join Representative Kionne McGhee for a toy drive benefiting the children of inmates on Tuesday, December 17th at News Lounge (5580 NE 4th Court, Miami 33137).Read more
A packed house of Democrats and elected officials from across Miami gathered to hear Ed Schultz receive the 2013 Progressive Champion award and Congressman Joe Kennedy deliver the keynote address.
But the event was first and foremost a celebration of Democrats in Miami-Dade — of all we have accomplished and all we are going to achieve together. We honored 5 outstanding Democratic leaders: Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek, party leader Stephen Bittel, trailblazer Representative David Richardson, legislative champion Senator Oscar Braynon, and rising star Jon Adrabi.Read more