100 Great Ideas Campaign – Transit and Mobility

Family and friends, I'm proud to be one of the co-hosts of the current 100 Great Ideas campaign, and I hope you will participate!  100 Great Ideas campaigns provide an online platform for addressing major issues in Miami and across Miami-Dade.  Previous 100 Great...

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Miami’s toxic park cleanup toils into year three

This holiday season has been frustrating for Ralph Rosado, because one of the gifts he would most like to give his young boys — access to their neighborhood park — is out of his control. This Friday will mark the second consecutive Christmas the unpaved portion of...

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Open Douglas Park

My family and I moved into Miami’s Golden Pines neighborhood four years ago. We did so in part because of the popular 10-acre Douglas Park. Each week, I would take my children to enjoy the park’s many amenities — tennis, playground equipment, basketball, a jog/walk...

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Protecting our city and making it a safe place for families


I hope your new year is off to a great start! As we head into 2016, I wanted to share some highlights of 2015 with you.

On a personal level, Mari and I are grateful for the many blessings from our Lord – especially Mia, Matias and Marcel, who continue to grow and learn and blossom.

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