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Rep. Cynthia Stafford Praises Judge’s Decision to Halt Enforcement of Law Mandating Drug Testing of Assistance Applicants

October 24, 2011
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Rep. Cynthia Stafford Praises Judge’s Decision to Halt Enforcement of Law Mandating Drug Testing of Assistance Applicants

Rep. Stafford Sponsors HB 4065 To Permanent Repeal TANF Drug Testing Mandate MIAMI, Fla. — As the result of a lawsuit brought by the ACLU of Florida and the Florida Justice Institute (FJI), today U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven halted enforcement of Florida’s new law mandating drug tests for all applicants for the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. The judge ruled that the compelled drug testing is a search under the 4th Amendment, and that individuals retain a right of privacy against such intrusive, suspicionless searches by the state, even when applying for temporary assistance. Representative...

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Rep. Cynthia Stafford (D-109) Newsletter

July 17, 2011
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Rep. Cynthia Stafford (D-109) Newsletter

Rep. Cynthia Stafford (District 109) Newsletter.

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July 13: Stop the Closure of Miami Edison and Miami Central Senior High

July 13, 2011
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MIAMI, FL – Join us as we demand fairness and equal treatment for our kids! Senator Oscar Braynon II, Representative Cynthia Stafford, other members of the Miami-Dade Legislative delegation, parents, students, community activists and leaders will be hosting a press conference to insist that the Florida State Department of Education keep Miami Edison and Miami Central Senior High Schools open. July 13, 2011 5:00PM Miami Dade County Public Schools School Board Administration Building 1450 NW 2nd Ave Miami, FL 33132 Closing Miami Edison and Miami Central Senior High Schools will have a devastating effect on our community! We will...

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July 16th: Representative Cynthia Stafford Mobile Office

July 12, 2011
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July 16th: Representative Cynthia Stafford Mobile Office

Miami, FL – Representative Cynthia Stafford (D-Miami) will hold her first Mobile Office on Saturday, July 16. The Mobile Office will be held in the Winn Dixie Parking Lot, located at 1150 N.W. 54th Street Miami, Florida 33147 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The Mobile Office is designed to accommodate constituents who are unable to visit the district office during regular business hours. Therefore, Rep. Stafford is bringing the office closer to the community. This is a great opportunity for constituents to come out and speak with Rep. Stafford and staff. If you have further questions, please...

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June 16th: Town Hall Meeting with Rep. Stafford

June 10, 2011
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June 16th: Town Hall Meeting with Rep. Stafford

 Please join Representative Cynthia Stafford, District 109, for a Town Hall Meeting.  WHEN: THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011, 7:00 p.m.  WHERE: African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 NW 22 Avenue, Miami, Florida  33142  For more information please call: 305-571-2100

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REP. CYNTHIA STAFFORD EXPRESSES DISAPPOINTMENT IN GOV. RICK SCOTT FOR SIGNING ELECTIONS BILL

May 23, 2011
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2011 CONTACT: Mary Cowart (305) 571-2100 REP. CYNTHIA STAFFORD EXPRESSES DISAPPOINTMENT IN GOV. RICK SCOTT FOR SIGNING ELECTIONS BILL MIAMI, Fla. – Representative Cynthia Stafford (D-Miami) expressed disappointment over Governor Rick Scott’s signing into law of House Bill 1355 regarding elections in Florida. Rep. Stafford made the following statement: “Voting is one of the most precious rights we have as Americans. Too many people have fought and died so we could exercise this right. This new law will disenfranchise tens of thousands of Florida voters. “This law creates barriers to voting, and anything that...

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HB307: Attack on Miami-Dade School Systems, Minorities

April 27, 2011
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HB307: Attack on Miami-Dade School Systems, Minorities

REPS. BULLARD, STAFFORD AND WATSON EXPRESS CONCERNS OVER DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD BILL (H.B. 307) Source: Florida House Dems – April 26, 2011 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Representative Dwight Bullard (D-Miami), Representative Cynthia Stafford (D-Miami) and Representative Barbara Watson (D-Miami) learned today that House Bill 307 regarding school districts is poised to be heard on the House floor. The bill would reduce the number of single-member districts of school boards from nine to seven and add two at-large seats in counties with populations of 2 million or greater.  Miami-Dade is the only county to which this bill will apply. Representative Bullard...

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