Democratic Rep. Lois Frankel on Monday jumped on board a bill introduced by Republican colleague Trey Radel of Fort Myers that would allow the State Department to consider factors other than low cost when awarding security contracts at U.S. embassies in dangerous and hostile areas.
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Boca Raton, FL — Congressman Ted Deutch and Congresswoman Lois Frankel released the following statement after the FAA announced today that the Boca Airport control tower will close effective April 7, due to across-the-board budget cuts known as the sequester:
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) voted to protect the Medicare guarantee, create jobs, invest in education, infrastructure and innovation by supporting the Democratic budget and voting no on the Republican budget.
Washington, DC – Today in a bipartisan effort, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) voted to keep the government running and prevent a government shutdown on March 27th that would have immediate and harmful consequences for our economy and all aspects of American life.
A shutdown for example would result in the delay of Social Security claims being processed and force veterans seeking benefits to face even longer waits to be granted benefits.
Washington, DC – After Congressman Paul Ryan released the House Republican budget, Congresswoman Lois Frankel issued the following statement:
It’s time for Congress to stay on the job and resolve this darn sequester, three South Florida newcomers declared on Thursday.
Rather than run out of town for a long weekend, Congress should be working out a budget deal to prevent an across-the-board set of budget cuts that starts on Friday, said U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel of West Palm Beach, Patrick Murphy of Jupiter and Joe Garcia of Miami.
“We want to roll up our sleeves, and everybody should roll up their sleeves and get to work,” said Frankel.
Boca Raton, FL –With across-the-board spending cuts known as “sequestration” set to go into effect on Friday, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) said Congress must take action to avoid the full impact of sequestration that will lead to serious repercussions to our fragile economy.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today voted against a bill that failed to responsibly raise the debt limit in a manner that creates economic security for our businesses and families.
“Our constituents are tired of gimmicky game-playing. It is wrong to condition the responsibility of the United States paying our bills to the passage of a potentially bad budget bill that makes drastic cuts to such issues as Medicare, Social Security, and student loans,” Congresswoman Lois Frankel said.