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Democrats Concerned about Florida Election Integrity Efforts

South Florida Democrats are concerned about GOP-backed legislation moving through the Florida legislature that would, according to Democrats, cancel all standing mail ballot requests on July 1, 2021, forcing voters to file new applications with their local supervisor of elections if they want to continue to vote by mail (VBM).

In this file photo, an electoral worker organizes vote-by-mail ballots at the Miami-Dade County Election Department in Miami, Florida on October 19, 2020. (Eva Marie Uzcategui/AFP via Getty Images)

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez Welcomes Big Tech to Florida

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, a Republican, is welcoming top executives in the tech world who are moving their companies to his city. Suarez said that tech executives and workers have been won over by his telling them, “Hey, we want you, hey, we appreciate you.”

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez speaks during a news conference regarding local efforts to support the Venezuelan democracy movement, at Miami City Hall, Monday, July 22, 2019, in Miami. The City of Miami will host a 5K run July 28 to raise money for the movement. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Tech Workers Flee San Francisco

Employees of tech companies in San Francisco, California, can’t leave the city fast enough, fleeing for the potential tech hubs of tomorrow such as Austin, Texas, and Miami, Florida. One former San Francisco exec said: “what else can God and the world and government come up with to make the place less livable?”

Cars drive along the Golden Gate Bridge under an orange smoke filled sky at midday in San Francisco, California on September 9, 2020. - More than 300,000 acres are burning across the northwestern state including 35 major wildfires, with at least five towns "substantially destroyed" and mass evacuations taking place. …

U. of Miami Law Prof. Claims He May Be Fired over Pro-Trump Social Media Posts

Professor Daniel Ravicher of the University of Miami Law School says that he may be fired over pro-Trump social media posts that he published in the days following the presidential election. The dean of the law school reportedly told Ravicher that he must apologize and retract his comments if he wants to return to teach in the spring.

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 31: U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with members of the National Association of Police Organizations Leadership in the Cabinet Room of the White House July 31, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images)

Watch: Young Americans Support Calls to Defund the Police

Young Americans in Miami, Florida, were interviewed this week about the recent calls to “defund the police.” Some of those interviewed suggested that America would be a safer place with less police because they “just don’t think it’s fair how they are treating people.”

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