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FLORIDA POLITICS: The Miami Foundation to host virtual forum featuring Miami-Dade mayoral candidates

County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava sits in second in the cash contest, with $1.6 million in her coffers. In late April, Levine Cava qualified for the 2020 ballot via petition. She is seeking to be the first female Mayor elected in the county.

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MIAMI HERALD: “Alarmed by COVID-19 outbreaks, Miami-Dade considers sick pay for nursing home workers”

“You’re making an impossible choice, especially for someone without savings,” said Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, who was one of several commissioners listening in to Gimenez’s call with top aides. “We have to find a way to mitigate the risk for those people. Should county taxpayers pick up the tab? … Why wouldn’t nursing homes provide paid sick leave?”
Last week, Gimenez opposed a proposal by Levine Cava to require paid sick leave for private firms hired by Miami-Dade to provide county services, including security at airports and transit stations. The bill failed for lack of support in a County Commission committee.
“We had an opportunity to set an example,” Levine Cava said Tuesday.

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MIAMI HERALD: “Miami-Dade commissioner resigning seat in November for 2020 mayor’s race”

Daniella Levine Cava on Friday officially agreed to surrender her County Commission seat later this year to qualify for the Miami-Dade mayoral race in 2020, locking …

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MIAMI HERALD: “During coronavirus pandemic, Miami-Dade deciding whether transit guards need sick pay”

Miami-Dade’s fight over extending paid sick leave to county contractors happens to fall in the middle of a global pandemic that’s shut down much of the economy …

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MIAMI HERALD: “‘I’ve got to walk six miles.’ County resuming transit after stranding riders Sunday”

“Where was the communication?” asked Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, who is running to succeed a term-limited Gimenez in 2020. In a statement posted on Twitter Sunday afternoon, she said the transit restrictions should have been strategic.

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FLORIDA POLITICS: “Jason Pizzo endorses Daniella Levine Cava for Miami-Dade County Mayor”

Sen. Jason Pizzo is endorsing Daniella Levine Cava in a jam-packed field for the Miami-Dade County mayoral contest. “Miami-Dade County has a serious backlog on meeting critical infrastructure needs, including septic …

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FLORIDA POLITICS: “José Javier Rodríguez, Daniella Levine Cava to host food distribution in Homestead”

Sen. José Javier Rodríguez and Miami-Dade County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava will host a food distribution in Homestead Thursday morning. The distribution will take place at St. Martin de …

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NBC MIAMI: “Miami-Dade Mayor Candidates Walk Fine Line Running During Pandemic”

Candidates running for office have to walk a fine line during the coronavirus pandemic. Usually the four major candidates raise and spend half a million …

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