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