Stories tagged: "women in office"

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Meet the Boricua Luchadoras Who Fight for Our Communities

To commemorate International Women's Day this year, we celebrate three outstanding Floricua women who continue to inspire us all.

Florida Rep. Yvonne Hinson: ‘We’re Going Back in Time Instead of Forward’

"They are stripping us of so many of our freedoms in order for them to be comfortable," the Democratic representative says of GOP-backed measures, from restrictive voting laws to 'Don't Say Gay' and the 15-week abortion ban.

Nikki Fried Listens to Floricua Leaders as She Runs to Unseat DeSantis in 2022

A vocal opponent of the Republican incumbent, the Democratic commissioner has launched a "listening tour" to connect and understand the needs of Florida communities.

¡Wepa! María Rivera Becomes Rhode Island’s First Latina Mayor

The daughter of hardworking Puerto Rican parents proudly carries “la mancha de plátano” in her DNA.

Democrat Daniella Levine Cava Beats Steve Bovo To Become Miami-Dade County Mayor

The new mayor plans to take a more dedicated approach to battling the COVID-19 pandemic and empower entrepreneurs across the community by opening small business accelerators.