Congresswoman Lois Frankel

Representing the 22nd District of Florida

Congressional Issues

 

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Mar 4, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today voted in favor of the bipartisan Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act, which passed the House 316-101.

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement after Congress passed a long-term funding bill to keep the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) open and our country safe. Frankel voted to fund DHS through September 30, 2015.

“Today, Congress took responsible bi partisan action that will keep American families safe at home, putting our national security over partisan disputes.”

 

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Mar 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today invited all high school students in Florida’s 22nd Congressional District to participate in the 2015 Congressional Art Competition: “An Artistic Discovery.”

“The Congressional Art Competition is a great way for students in South Florida to showcase their creativity and artistic talents,” Frankel said. “As someone who loves art and painting, I encourage all students from 9th through 12th grade to participate in the competition.”

Mar 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC –  The Civil Works Review Board voted unanimously to send the Chief’s Report approving expansion of Port Everglades to state review late this afternoon. Attending the five hour hearing, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22), a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to swiftly approve the Port Everglades expansion which is needed for the port to remain competitive as larger and heavier loaded freight ships travel the waterways.

Feb 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today brought attention to the consequences that a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shutdown would have on Broward County emergency personnel and public safety. The Broward County Fire Rescue relies on DHS grants to hire new firefighters and maintain safety equipment and operations. The disbursement of this funding would be disrupted if DHS does not remain open.

Feb 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today brought attention to the consequences that a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shutdown would have on Palm Beach County emergency personnel and public safety. Local fire rescue departments rely on DHS grants to hire new firefighters in addition to maintaining safety equipment and operations. The disbursement of this funding would be disrupted if DHS does not remain open.

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today called on Congress to pass legislation to extend Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding before it runs out on Feb. 27.  Unfortunately, this funding bill is stalled due to a dispute with Republicans regarding the President’s executive orders on immigration that prioritize deporting felons over breaking up families and give opportunities to undocumented immigrants who came to America as children.

Feb 23, 2015 Press Release

Lake Worth, FL – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today met with student veterans attending Palm Beach State College to hear directly about the challenges they face in adjusting to being in the classroom after serving on the battlefield.  She spoke with the group about her work to establish Veteran Student Centers to help ease the burdens during this transition. 

Feb 20, 2015 Press Release

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today joined federal agents from the Medicare Fraud Strike Force on a ride along to learn firsthand how they tackle Medicare fraud. The agents discussed the many new, aggressive ways criminals are defrauding the government. Frankel was driven past an assisted living facility that was closed due to a successful investigation.

Feb 19, 2015 Press Release

Boca Raton, FL – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today hosted Jewish leaders from across Palm Beach and Broward counties for a roundtable discussion on America's foreign policy challenges, focusing on strengthening the U.S.-Israel relationship.