Miami Herald: New chapter for commission

Original link here: http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/editorials/article4192584.html Miami-Dade Commission’s Tuesday meeting marks a new beginning on a day that the board will deal with a variety of issues, from protection for transgender people to body cameras for police. There will be one new face, introduced at its previous meeting, and familiar faces taking on leadership roles. Last week, […]

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Miami Herald: Daniella Levine Cava taps commission veterans for two top posts

Original link here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2014/11/daniella-levine-cava-taps-commission-veterans-for-two-top-posts.html Miami-Dade’s newest commissioner has staffed up her District 8 office. Sean McCrackine, who worked in the District 8 office when Katy Sorenson held the seat, left Commissioner Jean Monestime’s staff to join Levine Cava as chief of policy and planning. Maria Elena Levrant jumped from Miami International Airport’s media office to […]

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Miami Herald: After a life of social work, Levine Cava takes a seat of power

Original link here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article4077845.html A bearded man at the far side of the intersection leans on crutches, holding a sign asking for help. His plight prompts a brief discourse on a frayed national safety net by Daniella Levine Cava. “Before Reagan, there were programs,” she says from the front seat of an aide’s car waiting at […]

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Miami Herald: Levine Cava takes office ahead of Ludlam Trail vote

Original link here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article3997874.html Daniella Levine Cava jumped ahead of formality Tuesday and took the oath of office as Miami-Dade’s newest county commissioner in a small ceremony a block from County Hall. The oath-taking officially sets the stage for the champion of liberal causes to take the seat of ousted Commissioner Lynda Bell before a […]

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