More on Congressional Issues
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today released the following statement on Hanukkah, which begins tonight at sundown:
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."
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.
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.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) issued the following statement today after voting against the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.