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Miami’s Community Newspaper: “Equality Florida Action PAC endorses Mayor Dan Gelber and Commissioner Mark Samuelian”

Today, Equality Florida Action PAC, the state’s largest LGBTQ political action committee, announced its early endorsements of two key incumbents ahead of the November 2021 elections – Mayor Dan Gelber and Commissioner Mark Samuelian. In their endorsement, Equality Florida Action PAC pointed to Mayor Gelber and Commissioner Samuelian’s steadfast leadership on LGBTQ rights, reproductive freedom, […]

CBS Miami: “Facing South Florida: COVID, One Year Later”

This past week marked one year of the coronavirus in Florida. Now, the state is approaching 2 million cases, and more than 31,000 lives lost statewide. Lauren Pastrana spoke with two local mayors, separately, about their initial responses, what they would have done differently and what’s ahead for their communities. GUESTS: Miami Beach Mayor Dan […]

RE Miami: “art will fill vacant spaces in miami beach”

Art and culture are key components of the Miami Beach DNA so it’s natural they would be part of our recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The City, in collaboration with private property owners, is launching Miami Beach Open House, “a city-led investment in the revitalization of its commercial corridors with experiential artist residencies utilizing vacant […]

CNN : “Miami Beach mayor “very concerned” about potential spring break Covid-19 surge”

Miami Beach, Florida, Mayor Dan Gelber is bracing for a possible coronavirus spike if people who’ve been stuck in their homes for a year visit his city during spring break.  “We’re very concerned. You know, a lot of things are happening simultaneously. You have the variant down here, and we still are having sometimes dozens of deaths a day in our […]

Florida Mayors: ” The Honorable Dan Gelber Mayor of the City Miami”

Born in Miami Beach, Dan Gelber was raised to believe in public service and the importance of community. His father, respected former Miami Beach Mayor and Judge Seymour Gelber, and his mother, Beach High foreign-language teacher Edith Gelber, were models of that service. Dan lived these principles through service as a federal prosecutor for nearly […]