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MP Jamahl Simmons Launches E-Newsletter

MP Jamahl Simmons Launches E-Newsletter

Sandys South Constituency #33 MP Jamahl Simmons has launched a new e-newsletter, which he is sending out to constituents via email as well as delivering hard copies to seniors by hand while canvassing. “When elected, I pledged to be open, accessible and accountable. This E-Newsletter along with constituency clinics, canvassing and constituency... Read more of this article

PLP: “Bermuda’s Jobs Crisis Is Getting Worse”

PLP: “Bermuda’s Jobs Crisis Is Getting Worse”

[Updated with video] Following the release of the latest Labour Force Survey which showed unemployment increasing to 9% with the workforce having shrunk by 511 workers in 2014, Shadow Finance Minister David Burt said “it is clear that Bermuda’s Jobs Crisis is getting worse under the OBA.” The 9% unemployment rate in 2014 compares to a... Read more of this article

Opinion Column: Bermudians “Doing For Self”

Opinion Column: Bermudians “Doing For Self”

[Opinion column written by PLP MP Jamahl Simmons] I started to write about Bermuda and the stunning lack of diversity in our island’s boardrooms. I started to write about how Bermuda has one of the highest percentages of people of African descent holding college and advanced degrees in the world. I started to write about how Columbia University Professor... Read more of this article

Opinion: Jamahl Simmons On Working Together

Opinion: Jamahl Simmons On Working Together

[Opinion column written by PLP MP Jamahl Simmons] Often our Bermudian youth are told that they must be seen and not heard. Whether by design or by accident, many discourage our young people from being critical thinkers and confidently expressing themselves. Some even feel threatened by them and are fearful that their youth or education could supplant... Read more of this article

Jamahl Simmons To Host Constituency Clinic

Jamahl Simmons To Host Constituency Clinic

The Sandys South Constituency 33 Branch of the Bermuda Progressive Labour Party will be hosting a Constituency Clinic this Saturday [Dec 6] from noon to 2pm. To be held at the Somers Isles Lodge, Hog Bay Level, the Constituency 33 Clinic will be a monthly event for the voters and residents of Sandys South. Constituency 33 MP, Jamahl Simmons said, “During... Read more of this article

Audio: MP Jamahl Simmons Officially Sworn In

Audio: MP Jamahl Simmons Officially Sworn In

Newly-elected MP Jamahl Simmons was sworn in this morning [Nov 21], with Speaker of the House Randy Horton administering the oath to begin today’s session in the House of Assembly. On November 18th, Mr. Simmons won the bye-election in Constituency #33 Sandys South, defeating the OBA’s Georgia Marshall, winning 462 votes [58.18%] to the OBA’s... Read more of this article

Simmons: I Pledged To Be Accessible, Available

Simmons: I Pledged To Be Accessible, Available

“During the campaign I pledged to be accessible and available to constituents and encouraged them to contact me with their ideas, concerns and suggestions,” newly-elected MP Jamahl Simmons said today, providing a list of ways that his constituents can reach him. On November 18th, Mr. Simmons won the bye-election in Constituency #33 Sandys... Read more of this article

PLP “Pleased To Welcome” Simmons To Team

PLP “Pleased To Welcome” Simmons To Team

“The Progressive Labour Party is pleased to welcome Mr. Jamahl Simmons to our Parliamentary Team as the Member of Parliament for Constituency 33, Sandys South,” a statement from the party said today [Nov 19]. “We are confident that Jamahl will play an integral role in our team in both the House of Assembly and in the community.” Mr.... Read more of this article

Jamahl Simmons Wins C#33 Bye-Election

Jamahl Simmons Wins C#33 Bye-Election

[Updated: The PLP's Jamahl Simmons wins, gains 462 votes to the OBA's Georgia Marshall's 326, with 6 spoiled ballots] The bye-election in Constituency #33 Sandys South is now underway, with the polls opening at the Somers Isles Lodge in Sandys at 8.00am this morning [Nov 18]. The bye-election will see the OBA represented by Georgia Marshall and the... Read more of this article

Videos: PLP, OBA Candidates After Bye-Election

Videos: PLP, OBA Candidates After Bye-Election

The PLP’s Jamahl Simmons won the bye-election in Constituency #33 Sandys South this evening [Nov 18], defeating the OBA’s Georgia Marshall, winning 462 votes [58.18%] to the OBA’s 326 [41.05%], with 6 spoiled ballots [0.75%]. Mr. Simmons holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and began... Read more of this article

PLP Thank Constituents After ‘Feed The Family’

PLP Thank Constituents After ‘Feed The Family’

[Updated with video] The Sandys South branch of the Bermuda Progressive Labour Party is today thanking the constituents of 33 for their show of support for their “Feed the Family” event held at the Somers Isles Lodge on Sunday. PLP Constituency 33 Candidate Jamahl Simmons remarked,”The turnout for this event was outstanding and we... Read more of this article

Opinion: Simmons On Investment, Seniors, Jobs

Opinion: Simmons On Investment, Seniors, Jobs

[Opinion column written by PLP constituency #33 candidate Jamahl Simmons] For nearly a month, I and others representing the Progressive Labour Party, have been pounding the pavement in Sandys South, sharing our vision and explaining how we must begin to get Bermuda headed in the right direction. As the PLP’s candidate for Constituency 33, I am... Read more of this article

Opinion: “Jamahl Simmons A Flawed Politician”

Opinion: “Jamahl Simmons A Flawed Politician”

[Opinion column written by OBA Communications Committee Chairperson Toni Daniels] Anyone who looks carefully at Jamahl Simmons’ record will realise that he is a very flawed politician. Simple ambition, not political philosophy, is the force that drives him. When he came back to Bermuda after his education in the US had been completed, he joined the... Read more of this article