Miami-Dade County mayors hold event urging Congress for stimulus help as COVID-19 spike continues

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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – The coronavirus pandemic has made life difficult for people across the country, and South Florida has been no different.

That’s why local leaders are urging Congress to make a deal to help struggling Americans.

(See the press conference below)

Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber, City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and Miami Beach Commissioner David Richardson are hosting an event Saturday morning in Miami Beach to do just that.

The South Florida elected officials held a press conference where they urged Congress to extend a stimulus package that will help millions of American citizens in need.

Saturday’s event coincided with a food distribution, which was held at Collins Avenue and 22nd Street.

The press conference lasted about 30 minutes, starting at 9:30 a.m. in Miami Beach.

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