Stories tagged: "Florida"


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Latinos Were Undercounted in the Census. Here’s Why It Matters.

Undercounted states can lose out not only on political representation and Electoral College votes, but, very importantly, on federal funding that uses census data as a base. This can have a profound impact on individuals and families.

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How the Trans Community Fights for Equal Rights After Florida’s Bill

After the GOP-controlled Florida House voted to ban transgender women from playing girls’ or women’s school sports, activists in the state and across the country rev up their efforts to pass the Equality Act.

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This Is Víctor Vázquez: the Puerto Rican Who Aims to Improve Miami Springs

The Miami Dade College professor obtained 70% of the votes in a recent nonpartisan election, winning the Miami Springs City Council, Group 4 seat.

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What Biden’s American Rescue Plan Means for Your Healthcare Coverage

With the president's expansions of the Affordable Care Act, nearly 730,000 uninsured Latinos in the US, many of them in Florida, will be newly eligible to save money on healthcare coverage.

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Former Republican Politician May Have Helped Swing the Outcome of an Election to Favor his Party

A former Republican politician may have helped swing the outcome of an election to favor his party. Now Democrats are demanding answers. It could be an uphill battle.

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Joven no puede continuar estudios debido a desventaja que tienen estudiantes que no hablan inglés en Florida

Natalia Mejía ha perdido su primer año de universidad, por no poder tomar el examen ESOL en su idioma natal.

Getting the COVID Vaccine in Florida: Dead Ends, Wrong Turns, and Frustration

This Puerto Rican grandmother's ordeal to get the vaccine began in December, leaving her frustrated and "emotionally drained."