Florida Politics: “Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 10.5.21”

Ruth’s List Florida endorses Janelle Perez for SD 37” via Jesse Scheckner of Florida Politics — The endorsement is the organization’s first for a 2022 candidate. It adds to previous nods from Sens. Book and Annette Taddeo, former U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, former state Rep. Javier Fernández and LGBTQ political committee LPAC. “There is no one better suited for this race than Janelle,” Ruth’s List Political Director Kayla vanWieringen said by email. “A first-generation Cuban American, she was born and raised in Miami-Dade and inherently understands the needs of District 37. She is an advocate, policymaker, and small-business owner. A cancer survivor herself, Janelle is deeply committed to improving access to affordable health care, (and) she’ll make history as the first openly gay woman in the Florida Senate.”

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