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Florida Politics: Take a bow: Show biz union backs Daniella Levine Cava for re-election as Miami-Dade Mayor

A union representing behind-the-scenes workers in theater, film and TV productions is throwing its support behind Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava’s re-election effort.

Levine Cava’s campaign announced the backing of International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 500, the South Florida-focused branch of a national organization boasting 170,000-plus members.

Michael “Mick” McCarthy, a business representative of the group, said in a statement that it is proud to endorse Levine Cava “because she has always shown up for workers and families across Miami-Dade.”

“Having a Mayor who stands with us in our fight for fair pay and increased opportunity is critical for local entertainment workers, and we will do everything we can to ensure she continues to lead our county into the future,” he said.

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