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Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today released the following constituent guide on Ebola. The information below provides an overview of the virus and links to helpful resources.
West Palm Beach, FL – U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) and U.S. Representatives Ted Deutch (FL-21), Lois Frankel (FL-22), and Patrick Murphy (FL-18) held a roundtable today on efforts at the federal, state, and local levels to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and to keep Americans safe at home.
“If we’re confronted with the spread of this disease, it’s important that preparations are made now at the community level,” said Sen. Nelson.
Washington, DC — Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) issued the following statement in recognition of Hispanic Heritage month.
Washington, DC — Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today issued the following Rosh Hashanah greeting.
“Tonight Jewish families across South Florida, the United States, and throughout the world gather in celebration of Rosh Hashanah. As the High Holidays begin, we take time to reflect on the challenges of the past year – including attacks on friends and loved ones in Israel and the chaos around the globe – and we strive for a more peaceful world in the year to come. From my family to yours, may you have a sweet and joyous New Year. Shana tovah u'metukah.”
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Lois Frankel is accepting applications from high school students in Florida’s 22nd District for nominations to the United States armed services academies for an appointment to the Class of 2019.
“Our military academies provide a world-class education while preparing young men and women for a life of service to our country,” said Frankel.
West Palm Beach, FL — This morning, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) will convene a panel of state legislators, law enforcement officers, advocates, and students for a roundtable discussion on policies to combat rape on college campuses.
“Date rape and sexual assault on college campuses have for far too long been met with efforts to protect the educational institution and not the victim. Through we can learn how the various stakeholders can work together for safer environments and fairer accountability,” said Frankel.
West Palm Beach, FL — Congresswoman Lois Frankel today released the following statement recognizing Labor Day:
“On Labor Day, we honor worker rights and salute the unions that made it possible.”
West Palm Beach, FL — Heading into Florida's primary on Tuesday, Congresswoman Lois Frankel will hold a roundtable on Monday to honor Women’s Equality Day, which marks the passage of women's right to vote. The discussion will highlight the Women’s Economic Agenda and the need for women to vote to make it a reality.
Washington DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel issued the following statement in response to the legislation that passed late this evening regarding the crisis of thousands of unaccompanied children crossing at the U.S./Mexico border.
“Sadly, instead of dealing with a humanitarian crisis in a humanitarian way, or bringing about bipartisan immigration reform, House Republicans are being mean-spirited and punitive,” said Frankel.
Washington DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel voted today in favor of the House and Senate compromise to reform the Veterans Affairs Administration. The $17 billion bill comes in the wake of the systemic problems reported at VA health facilities that resulted in thousands of veterans not receiving timely care. The bill now goes to the Senate for approval.