We can count on Senator Ileana Garcia to stand up for Miami-Dade Priorities. Ileana is dedicated to protecting the future of our South Florida community, and will continue to secure huge victories for the people of District 36 while ensuring they always have a voice in Tallahassee.

Senator Ileana Garcia:  She is getting it done!

  • Secured over $100 million in state funding for infrastructure needs and services for the community
  • Passed the “No Patient Left Alone Act” to make certain no one is ever again left alone in a hospital
  • Strengthened parental rights in education
  • Led the charge to pass numerous bills to clean-up Biscayne Bay, improve water quality and boating safety
  • Opposed all efforts to raise taxes
  • Obtained vital state funding for Public Safety

Increasing Public Services

  • Passed SB 68 & SB 70 To Tackle Domestic Violence
  • Secured Millions of Dollars to Improve Our Safety and Public Services Including:
    • $2 million for the firefighter cancer initiative
    • $3 million for the Miami-Little Havana pedestrian priority zones
    • $289,000 for the Chabad of Kendall/Friendship Circle Community Center lifeline
    • Secured $700,000 to expand local health care and mental health access
    • $1.75 Million to help our homeless population
    • Fought for more local arts funding

Improving Our Infrastructure 

  • Secured Much-Needed Funds To Improve Our Local Infrastructure
    • $5 million for vital infrastructure and road construction
    • $3 million for the Miami-Dade Underline Multi-Use/Multimodal Corridor
    • $1.5 million for the Miami Golden Pines Neighborhood Improvements
    • $500,000 for Pinecrest Stormwater Improvements
    • $375,000 for Coral Gables Intersection Improvements
    • $350,000 for the West Miami Water Improvement Project Phase II
    • $150,000 for the Palmetto Bay Sub-Basin 61 Improvements

Preserving Our Environment

  • Passed HB 1177 and secured $20 million for preserving Biscayne Bay for future generations
  • Secured $250,000 for the Cutler Bay Community Drainage Project
  • Championed Flood Mitigation Efforts in our community
  • Spearheaded Water Quality Improvements in West Miami

Protecting Children, Seniors, and The Right To Life

  • Passed The Parent’s Bill, which requires parental consent before performing an abortion on a minor
  • $2 million for Feeding Florida Healthy Food Initiative
  • $1.7 million for the City of Miami Badia Senior Center
  • $400,000 for the Jewish Community Services of South Florida – Nutritional Equity For Seniors Keeping Kosher
  • $175,000 for Foster Care To Independent Living
  • $3 million for the Feeding Florida program

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