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Florida Politics: Miami Gardens Mayor endorses Shevrin Jones in SD 35

Oliver Gilbert III has served as Miami Gardens Mayor for nearly 8 years. Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert III is supporting Rep. Shevrin Jones in the race for Senate District 35. The district covers parts of Miami-Dade and Broward counties including Miami Gardens, West Park and Miramar. “There’s no question that we’re facing unprecedented challenges as a state. We …

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Endorsement: Shevrin “Shev” Jones deserves support in crowded Florida Senate District 35 race

Senate District 35 straddles the Broward-Miami-Dade line and includes West Park, Pembroke Park, Miramar, Miami Gardens and Opa-locka. Democrats in southwest Broward and northwest Miami-Dade counties will soon elect a state senator from a crowded field of six candidates. The voters’ best option is Rep. Shevrin “Shev” Jones, an experienced and determined member of the …

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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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Florida Politics: Shevrin Jones to deliver 1K masks to frustrated South Florida airport workers

Eulen America employees have complained about having insufficient access to PPE. Rep. Shevrin Jones plans to help deliver 1,000 face masks to South Florida airport workers thanks to a partnership between Indelible Solutions and Mary’s Kids, Inc. Jones is highlighting the donation after Eulen America employees complained personal protective equipment (PPE) has not been sufficiently available. “Eulen America should do …

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Florida Politics: Moms Demand Action names Shevrin Jones a ‘Gun Sense Candidate’

Jones is the only Senate District 35 candidate to earn the distinction so far. The gun control advocacy group Moms Demand Action gave its “Gun Sense Candidate” distinction to Rep. Shevrin Jones as he pursues a Senate seat in 2020. The distinction is not an endorsement. Rather, it is intended to “identify candidates that demonstrate that they will govern …

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Shevrin Jones: What it meant to moderate with VP Joe Biden

If this moment has taught us anything, it is that elections matter. Recently I had the honor of moderating a virtual town hall with Vice President Joe Biden and essential workers who are the backbone of our country as we all navigate this unprecedented public health and economic crisis. The discussion gave these unsung heroes a chance …

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WSVN: Broward state legislator moderates Biden’s virtual town hall

(WSVN) – Joe Biden, the presumptive democratic nominee for president, held a virtual town hall, and a Broward state representative moderated the former vice president’s chat with front line workers of the coronavirus pandemic. State Rep. Shevrin Jones, D-Broward County, moderated Biden’s virtual town hall on Wednesday. Jones would introduced various front line workers with …

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