Month: June 2020

Florida Politics: Education unions back Shevrin Jones in SD 35 Democratic primary

Jones, a former teacher, is being term-limited out of the House. Two major education unions — the Florida Education Association (FEA) and Broward Teachers Union (BTU) — are endorsing Rep. Shevrin Jones for Senate District 35. Jones is one of six Democrats competing in a jam-packed field. “As a former educator and graduate of local public schools, …

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Shevrin Jones: Less talk, more action in the fight for racial justice

 Which side of history will you be on? These past few weeks have been a roller coaster of emotion as so many of us have hit the streets out of frustration, anger, and exhaustion. The police brutality behind the movement’s momentum is distressing, it has been inspiring to see so many communities come together and …

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Florida Politics: SEIU Florida endorses Shevrin Jones in SD 35

Jones is one of six candidates competing for the Democratic nomination. The Florida arm of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is backing Democratic Rep. Shevrin Jones in the upcoming primary for Senate District 35. “Across the state, SEIU Florida members provide vital services as nurses and doctors in our hospitals and nursing homes, instructional and support staff at public schools …

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