Miami-Dade County

Miami-Dade Democrats Fly Transgender Flag in Protest of Gov. Ron DeSantis

Democrat protesters in Florida’s Miami-Dade County flew a transgender flag as well as a sign calling for the end of capitalism in protest of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) over the weekend — a move that comes as Florida Republicans continue to overtake Democrats in terms of voter registration in the Sunshine State. 

PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 19: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at the ÒUnite and Win RallyÓ in support of Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano at the Wyndham Hotel on August 19, 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Exclusive – Kobach: It’s Time to Stop Sanctuary Cities and Counties

On Wednesday in Miami, Attorney General Jeff Sessions praised the recent decision of Miami-Dade County to end its sanctuary policy. At the same time, he criticized Chicago’s sanctuary policy and its filing of a federal lawsuit against the Justice Department in the wake of the Department’s denial of federal law enforcement grants to sanctuary jurisdictions.

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Florida Mayor Orders End to Sanctuary City Policy

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Giménez instructed county jails to comply with all federal immigration detainer requests on Thursday, only one day after President Donald Trump issued an executive order to strip federal funding from all sanctuary cities.

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Zika: Aerial Spraying and Releasing Bats Approved

With Miami-Dade County Mosquito Control rapidly losing the battle to contain the epidemic from the Zika-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, panicking authorities began aerial spraying and may soon bring in bats that can eat 1,000 mosquitoes an hour.

Bat in flight (Raghunath Thirumalaisamy / Flickr / CC / Cropped)