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Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today met with student veterans attending Nova Southeastern University at an event hosted by Mission United, an organization that helps U.S. military veterans and their families re-acclimate to civilian life in Broward County.
Fort Lauderdale, FL – Today, Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Lois Frankel (FL-22), and Frederica Wilson (FL-24) were sworn in as Members of the U.S. House of Representatives for the 114th Congress.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) spoke on the House floor today to address H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, which claims to limit taxpayer funding of abortion despite the fact that there is no federal taxpayer funding of abortion right now.
For the video of Frankel’s remarks click here and below please find her remarks as prepared for delivery on the House floor.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement after President Obama’s State of the Union address:
“The President’s speech is a call to action to grow the middle class,” said Frankel. “For us to be a secure, prosperous country our improving economy must work for everyone. Better infrastructure means bigger paychecks. A more family friendly workplace allows parents to work and still have quality time to raise their children.”
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) has been elected Vice Chair of the Congressional Women’s Caucus for the 114th Congress. She will be sworn in today with other newly elected leadership of the Caucus.
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) 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.