Miami Herald: “Closing wage gap advances women’s rights”

Original link here: http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article158347549.html As a Miami-Dade County commissioner, I help ensure public policy that promotes economic development and prosperity for all of our residents. Like so many communities across the globe, Miami-Dade faces a persistent gender wage gap. This gap will not close for many decades. Our community cannot wait. Wednesday is Cities for CEDAW […]

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WLRN: “Miami-Dade, Key West: We Still Support Paris Climate Accord”

Original link here: http://wlrn.org/post/miami-dade-key-west-we-still-support-paris-climate-accord Increased flooding during high tides, like this one in October 2016 in Key West, has raised local concerns about climate change. Commissioners in Miami-Dade County and the city of Key West have voted to endorse the Paris Climate Accord, despite President Donald Trump withdrawing the U.S. from the international agreement to cut […]

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Miami Herald: “Miami-Dade backs Paris climate agreement that President Trump rejected”

Original link here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article157243079.html Miami-Dade commissioners on Tuesday endorsed the Paris climate accord, giving the symbolic and explicit backing that the county’s mayor declined to provide after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the agreement three weeks ago. “This our affirmation,” said Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, who sponsored the resolution to support the […]

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Miami Herald: “Paris Accord”

Original link here: http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article153960784.html I am disappointed, but not surprised that President Trump would seek to dismantle the historic Paris Climate Accord. Even in the face of near universal consensus from climate scientists and world leaders from nearly every country in the world, the president has decided that the United States of America will abdicate its […]

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