Congresswoman Lois Frankel

Representing the 22nd District of Florida

Congressional Issues


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Dec 16, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today released the following statement on Hanukkah, which begins tonight at sundown:

Dec 11, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today voted against a spending bill that allows the return of risky financial activity that led to the country's recent economic recession.

“This spending bill puts hard working taxpayers on the hook for Wall Street’s riskiest behavior,” said Congresswoman Frankel. “Big bank gambling caused Americans to lose their homes, their jobs, and retirement funds."

Dec 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) called on the House to debate the mission against ISIL. The following remarks are as prepared for delivery and to watch Frankel's speech on the House floor click here.

“Mr. Speaker, on August 8th we went to war with ISIL.  Since that day we have launched over 1,700 airstrikes.

Dec 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Lois Frankel (FL-22) and Ted Deutch (FL-21) today congratulated WWII Veteran Col. Buddy Harris of Boca Raton on receiving the Congressional Gold Medal. Col. Harris was one of the founding members of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force.

Dec 4, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) issued the following statement today after voting against the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release

Frankel Statement for the Congressional Record on passage of U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act: 

Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the U.S. Israel Strategic Partnership Act to designate our Israeli ally as a “major strategic partner” of the United States.

To the casual observer, it seems that Israel is nothing more than a war zone. The only time Israel appears to be discussed in the news is when something bad happens. A Palestinian terrorist attacks worshipers at a synagogue in Jerusalem. Peace negotiations break down. War in Gaza.

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement in response to the extension of P5+1 negotiations with Iran over the nation’s illicit nuclear program:

Dec 2, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) applauded the House for passing bipartisan legislation to terminate Social Security benefits for Nazi criminals who receive them because of a loophole in current law.

Nov 20, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House passed the bipartisan Malala Yousafzai Scholarship Act yesterday to expand scholarship opportunities for students in Pakistan. The legislation included a provision sponsored by Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) encouraging scholarship recipients to commit to improving their local communities.

“By educating young women, we advance democracy in countries threatened by extremism,” Frankel said.

Nov 18, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) was elected by members of the Florida and Georgia region to the United States Congress House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.

The primary purpose of the Committee is to assign fellow Democrats to other House Committees and to shape Democratic policies. It is made up of a diverse membership, some selected by region and some appointed by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi.