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Washington, DC — Congresswoman Lois Frankel announced she will vote this evening to end the government shutdown and make sure America pays its bills.
“I support this common-sense deal to re-open the government and make sure that the United States pays its bills, enabling seniors and veterans to receive their social security and other benefits,” Frankel said. “When Congress returns to work next week we need to turn to long term solutions that focus on job creation.”
Washington, DC — Congresswoman Lois Frankel today called on the House to reach a responsible solution to end the government shutdown and avoid a default.
“It’s critical the House reaches a responsible deal to re-open the government and ensure America avoids a worldwide economic meltdown,” Frankel said. “We should all be open to reasonable, common-sense solutions and working with anyone who has a good idea.”
If our country defaults for the first time in history, the consequences could be devastating for the national and world markets.
Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Lois Frankel heralded that, beginning today, despite the shutdown of the federal government, South Floridians and millions of Americans have access to affordable, quality health insurance as new online Health Insurance Marketplaces opened in every state including Florida, under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
Washington, DC — Congresswoman Lois Frankel opposed a partisan Continuing Resolution today that makes funding our government beyond September 30 contingent upon defunding the Affordable Care Act and denying millions of Americans health care coverage. Frankel, who believes Congress should put forward a sincere effort to avert a government shutdown, released the following statement:
Boca Raton, FL – Taking advantage of all forums, tools and technology available Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) on Wednesday spoke at an Affordable Care Act implementation workshop for hospitals and community health centers, participated in an immigration town hall open to public and held a telephone town hall with 9,250 constituents.
Washington, DC– Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel marked the 48th anniversary of the enactment of Medicare. President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare into law on July 30, 1965.
“Today we are reminded of how critical Medicare has been to millions of South Floridians and Americans everywhere. Our seniors have spent their lives working hard for their benefits and we must continue to protect and strengthen Medicare, while at the same time cracking down on waste, fraud and abuse,” said Frankel, who represents about 140,000 seniors.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) voted to protect the Medicare guarantee, create jobs, invest in education, infrastructure and innovation by supporting the Democratic budget and voting no on the Republican budget.
Washington, DC – Today in a bipartisan effort, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) voted to keep the government running and prevent a government shutdown on March 27th that would have immediate and harmful consequences for our economy and all aspects of American life.
A shutdown for example would result in the delay of Social Security claims being processed and force veterans seeking benefits to face even longer waits to be granted benefits.
Washington, DC – After Congressman Paul Ryan released the House Republican budget, Congresswoman Lois Frankel issued the following statement: