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TALLAHASSEE, FL. – Legislators from Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties came together yesterday to form the Florida Legislative Haiti Relief Task Force. The group,

appointed by the respective county Delegation Chairs, will provide guidance and oversight to the State of Florida’s jurisdictional response to the earthquake which devastated

the neighboring island nation in January.The appointed members of the Florida Legislative Haiti Relief Task Force are as follows:

Miami-Dade                                       Broward                                   Palm Beach

Juan C. Zapata, Chairman Ari Porth, Chairman Maria Sachs, Chairman

Frederica Wilson                            Evan Jenne                              Mack Bernard

Ronald Brisé                                     Hazelle Rogers

Yolly Roberson

Erik Fresen

Anitere Flores

“President Preval’s visit and meeting with President Obama reminds us that Haiti will require our attention for some time. I commend Representatives Brisé and Bernard for traveling to

Washington D.C. on behalf their community and the State of Florida to call attention to Haiti’s needs’, stated Miami-Dade County Legislative Delegation Chairman Juan C. Zapata.

“There are many challenges ahead for Haiti’s recovery,” said Representative Bernard. “I am pleased that President Obama and senior officials in his administration recognize the critical

needs facing Haiti. We appreciate the opportunity to participate in this important conversation at The White House.”

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Mar 11 2010. Filed under Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, Local news, Miami, Palm Beach. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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