Presidential Politics In Hialeah; A Potential Covid Surge And Transportation In Miami-Dade
On this episode of the South Florida Roundup: Presidential politics in Hialeah; watching for a Covid surge; a Miami-Dade transit project gains momentum.
Should South Florida expect a new COVID-19 surge?
Florida is seeing cases rise almost a month since the state entered phase three of reopening.
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Mary Jo Trepka, an infectious disease epidemiologist and chair of the epidemiology department at Florida International University, talked about the trends.
What does the Latino vote really mean, especially after the 2016 election?
Hialeah, the sixth largest city in Florida, is known as the "City of Progress" and is home to many Cuban Americans.
Issues like healthcare, and the economy, matter, but so does patriotism.
A recent report by Politico’s Sabrina Rodriguez delves into presidential politics in Hialeah. She shared her reporting on the Roundup — along with Democrat and former Hialeah mayor Raul Martinez, who’s now a radio host on Caracol 1260 AM.
A major transportation project is moving forward in Miami-Dade.
This week, county commissioners approved a $14 million contract to design a monorail. It would run four miles over the MacArthur Causeway — connecting downtown Miami and South Beach by rail for the first time since streetcars made the trip in the 1930s.
Miami-Dade Commissioner Sally Heyman, who represents parts of Miami Beach, talked about transit with host Tom Hudson.
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