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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) and Congressman Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18) sent a formal request to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, urging the Department to address their constituents’ concerns with the pending All Aboard Florida (AAF) project before considering AAF’s request for a federal Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing (RRIF) loan.
Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) and Congressman Patrick Murphy (FL-18) met today with U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to discuss issues facing South Florida, and the Treasure Coast, in regards to the pending All Aboard Florida (AAF) project. The rail proposal would link Miami and Orlando, with stops in between in West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale.
“I look forward to a review of the project, and its economic and quality of life impact,” said Frankel.
West Palm Beach, FL —Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) presented Palm Beach County with a $12.2 million reimbursement for Army Corps projects, including Ocean Ridge beach renourishment.
“Beaches mean much more to our community than just a place to get a suntan. Beaches protect our property, they are home to natural habitats, and they attract visitors from all over the world. This means millions of dollars in property taxes and tourist dollars to our region,” said Frankel.
Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Lois Frankel was appointed to help negotiate the final Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). Frankel will have a seat at the table as the House-Senate Conference Committee resolves differences between the House and Senate-passed WRRDA bills.