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Miami New Times - Politics

Trans Rights Groups Decry State Healthcare Decision

18 hours ago

Outdoors Groups to Protest Homeless Camp

3 days ago

State Attorney Drops Steakhouse Slap Case Against CJ Gimenez -- By Joshua Ceballos -- The Miami-Dade state attorney has dropped battery charges in the case of "The Slap Heard 'Round the County."

18 hours ago

Uncle Luke: Virginia Key Homeless Camp Plan Is a Travesty -- By Luther Campbell -- The Miami City Commission proves once again that it has no respect for Black history.

3 days ago

"Dirty Politics": Miami-Dade Commissioner Candidate Launches OnlyFans Account -- By Alex DeLuca -- Miami-Dade Commissioner candidate Martha Bueno is feeling out a new campaign tactic.

6 days ago

Report: FPL CEO Eric Silagy Blew a Fuse About a New Times Story! -- By Alex DeLuca -- Eric Silagy, FPL's CEO, sicced his staff on José Javier Rodríguez after the then-state senator filed a pro-solar bill in 2019.

6 days ago

Miami-Dade School Board Capitulates to Right-Wing Groups in Sex Ed Textbook Debate UPDATED -- By Joshua Ceballos -- After heated debate from local parent and student groups, the Miami-Dade County School Board rejected two controversial comprehensive sex education books.

10 days ago

Five Bills Marco Rubio Sponsored That Are "A Stupid Waste of Time" -- By Alex DeLuca -- It turns out Marco Rubio knows a thing or two about stupid wastes of time.

11 days ago

Kyiv Suburb Accepts Miami's Offer of Guns and Ammo -- By Joshua Ceballos -- A suburb of Kyiv agrees to accept guns from Miami and enter into a sister cities relationship.

17 days ago

Joe Carollo Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Reverse Ruling in Ball & Chain Owner's 2018 Lawsuit -- By Alex DeLuca -- Miami Commissioner Joe Carollo takes his immunity claims to the highest court in the land.

18 days ago

Violent Crime Might Soar if DeSantis Arms Floridians With Constitutional Carry -- By Izzy Kapnick -- New research shows that lax right-to-carry laws lead to large increases in gun-related crime.

26 days ago

Organizations Continue to Help South Florida Women Who Seek Abortions -- By Reina Perez -- People will continue to need abortions in Miami and South Florida.

26 days ago

Top Five Songs Ron DeSantis Should Use for Campaign Ads and Rallies -- By Tom Finkel -- Here are five hits the DeSantis campaign could secure rights to without breaking a sweat.

1 month ago

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade: Local Politicians React -- By Joshua Ceballos -- Miami politicians respond to the fall of Roe v. Wade.

1 month ago

Activist Sues Gov. DeSantis for Surveilling Him, Barring Him from Press Conferences -- By Joshua Ceballos -- In a federal complaint, Thomas Kennedy alleges the government violated his civil rights.

1 month ago

Interview: Miami-Dade Commission Candidate Martha Bueno on Controversial Tweets About Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model -- By Alex DeLuca -- Martha Bueno tweeted that "society doesn't care about praising hard work, ethics, and self control."

1 month ago

What We Know About the Proud Boys in the Miami-Dade GOP Executive Committee -- By Alex DeLuca -- The lowdown on five current or former Proud Boys in Miami-Dade GOP.

1 month ago

Miami City Commission Passes Gun Buyback Resolution to Ship Arms to Ukraine -- By Joshua Ceballos -- In a previously unannounced move, the City of Miami resolved to create a buyback program that would ship Miamians' firearms to Ukraine.

1 month ago

"We're Moving to Miami": On Javanka's Rush to Ditch Trump for the 305 -- By Alex DeLuca -- "We're moving to Miami," Kushner announced, well before Donald Trump officially lost the 2020 election.

1 month ago

As Storm Clouds Gathered, Gun-Reform Activists Protested Outside Marco Rubio's Miami Office -- By Joshua Ceballos -- A combination of activists and organizations stressed that they're "not trying to take away guns" but to enact nationwide gun-law reform.

1 month ago

Save Our Views! Proposed Ordinance Seeks to Ban Mangrove Planting in City Parks -- By Alex DeLuca -- Environmentalists worry the law would be a setback for the city's resiliency efforts.

1 month ago

Forgotten Refugees: Recent Afghan Arrivals Struggle to Build a New Life in Miami -- By Joshua Ceballos -- While the world's attention has moved on to other crises, Afghan refugees who fled to the U.S. after the Taliban takeover are struggling to make a life in Miami.

2 months ago