Today’s feature: Dan Horton-Diaz, a Democratic candidate for Senate District 39 and former District Chief of Staff for U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell.
It’s a couple weeks before election day. Some sectors of the economy have cautiously reopened and early voting has begun. “Joe Voter” isn’t a consistent voter, but he’s been paying more attention to national politics and he knows that he needs to vote this year. He drops by his local early voting site — wearing a protective face mask, of course — on his way to work.
Horton-Diaz will challenge Rep. Javier Fernández for the Democratic nomination. Horton-Diaz previously filed for the SD 39 seat in 2016 but eventually swapped to run for the Florida House, where he was defeated.
HOMESTEAD — Comments from last week’s public input meetings concerning Florida Power & Light’s request to continue operating its nuclear-powered generators until 2050 are being considered by the overseeing governing agency, the U.S. Nuclear Reactor Commission.
U.S. Rep.-elect Debbie Mucarsel-Powell has finished filling out her senior leadership team after previously announcing Laura Rodriguez as her chief of staff. “This past November changed the face of Congress,” Mucarsel-Powell said. She will take over as the representative for Congressional District 26 after unseating U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo in November.