Congresswoman Lois Frankel

Representing the 22nd District of Florida

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Dec 16, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today released the following statement on Hanukkah, which begins tonight at sundown:

Dec 11, 2014 Press Release

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."

Dec 11, 2014 Press Release

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.

Dec 10, 2014 Press Release

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.

Nov 18, 2014 Press Release

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.

Nov 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel released the following statement in honor of Veterans Day, observed Tuesday, November 11.

Nov 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today hosted a roundtable at Florida Atlantic University with local colleges and universities about resources available to student veterans in South Florida. Frankel focused on the Veterans Education Empowerment Act, legislation that would allow the Department of Education to help establish veteran student centers.

Oct 24, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) this week sent a letter urging Attorney General Pam Bondi to drop the State of Florida’s appeal in Scott v. Brenner and treat all Floridians equally under the law.

Oct 22, 2014 Press Release

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.

Oct 20, 2014 Press Release

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.