Congresswoman Lois Frankel

Representing the 22nd District of Florida

National Security

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More on National Security

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement after Congress passed a long-term funding bill to keep the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) open and our country safe. Frankel voted to fund DHS through September 30, 2015.

“Today, Congress took responsible bi partisan action that will keep American families safe at home, putting our national security over partisan disputes.”

 

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Feb 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today brought attention to the consequences that a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shutdown would have on Broward County emergency personnel and public safety. The Broward County Fire Rescue relies on DHS grants to hire new firefighters and maintain safety equipment and operations. The disbursement of this funding would be disrupted if DHS does not remain open.

Feb 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today brought attention to the consequences that a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shutdown would have on Palm Beach County emergency personnel and public safety. Local fire rescue departments rely on DHS grants to hire new firefighters in addition to maintaining safety equipment and operations. The disbursement of this funding would be disrupted if DHS does not remain open.

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today called on Congress to pass legislation to extend Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding before it runs out on Feb. 27.  Unfortunately, this funding bill is stalled due to a dispute with Republicans regarding the President’s executive orders on immigration that prioritize deporting felons over breaking up families and give opportunities to undocumented immigrants who came to America as children.

Jan 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) announced today that she will bring Charlene Rupert, a South Florida DREAMer, as her guest to tomorrow’s State of the Union address given by President Obama.

Jan 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today voted against a bill that will reverse President Obama’s immigration actions that keep families together and allow hardworking parents to work and pay taxes.

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 4, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) issued the following statement today after voting against the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release

Frankel Statement for the Congressional Record on passage of U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act: 

Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the U.S. Israel Strategic Partnership Act to designate our Israeli ally as a “major strategic partner” of the United States.

To the casual observer, it seems that Israel is nothing more than a war zone. The only time Israel appears to be discussed in the news is when something bad happens. A Palestinian terrorist attacks worshipers at a synagogue in Jerusalem. Peace negotiations break down. War in Gaza.

Dec 3, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement in response to the extension of P5+1 negotiations with Iran over the nation’s illicit nuclear program: