2022 Legislative Agenda

In partnership with 27 other local United Ways in Florida, United Way Miami supports a Consensus Legislative Agenda for issues impacting ALICE families statewide. From the 2018 United Way ALICE Report, of Florida’s 7.8 million households, 13% (1.0 million) lived in poverty and another 33% (2.6 million) percent were ALICE, including nearly 60% of ...

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Impact Roundtables Recap

Between July 20 – 28, 2021, our United Way Public Policy Committee hosted a series of five meetings organized around our ...

Impact Roundtable: Health

United Way of Miami-Dade has long supported advocacy and public policy change in our efforts to improve the lives of our ...

In Session – FY22 Budget

The $101.5 billion FY22 Budget signed by Governor DeSantis is 10% larger than the current year, even with $1.5B in vetoes. Bolstered ...

Financial Relief & Tax Season

Tax season may bring financial relief to struggling families     With working and minority families the most impacted by the economic impacts of the ...

In Session 2021 – Sine Die

As of April 30, the 2021 Legislative Session is over. The $101.5 billion FY22 Budget signed by Governor DeSantis is 10% larger than the ...

In Session 2021 – Week 8

Week 8 - Appropriations We are in week 8 of Session and bills that have not yet made it through all ...

In Session 2021 – Week 6

Welcome Reprieves With just three weeks left in the 2021 Session, the House and Senate passed their budget proposals last week ...

In Session 2021 – Week 3

Speaker Sprowls announces plan to reduce Maternal Mortality In a press conference Tuesday, Speaker Chris Sprowls, along with House Health & Human ...