Congresswoman Lois Frankel

Representing the 22nd District of Florida

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Apr 25, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) strongly opposes HB 633, which would take away women’s reproductive rights, and is calling on Governor Scott to veto this anti-choice legislation passed by the Florida Legislature.

Apr 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) made the following statement today honoring Israel’s 67th Independence Day:

“Every year I am reminded of the extraordinary accomplishments of the young State of Israel. See, our birthdays are just a few days apart. This year we both turn sixty-seven.

Apr 15, 2015 Press Release

One year, and one day ago, nearly 300 Chibok schoolgirls were kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram in Nigeria. Their only crime: they were trying to get an education. Today, two of the girls who managed to escape joined with Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Frederica S.

Apr 14, 2015 Press Release

Equal Pay Day, recognized this year on April 14, marks the day when women’s earnings from January 2014 finally equaled what men earned in calendar year 2014 alone.

Apr 9, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) was joined by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) in leading 22 members of Congress from both parties in sending a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water u

Apr 8, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) joined with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) to lead a bipartisan coalition of 65 members of Congress in formally requesting that stomach cancer remain eligible for research funding through the Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Pr

Apr 2, 2015 Press Release

Boca Raton, FL - Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22), a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, made the following statement regarding negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program:

Mar 26, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) voted today for the bipartisan agreement to permanently fix the way Medicare pays doctors, bringing long-overdue stability to seniors and providers.  On April 1st, physicians would have faced major cuts to their payments, forcing many to leave the program and limiting seniors’ choice of doctors.

Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) made the following statement in support of the House Democratic Alternative Budget, which she voted for today:

“The Democratic Budget works for hardworking Americans, making it easier to own a home, send kids to college, and to have a secure and enjoyable retirement.”

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In The News

May 5, 2015 In The News

On Tuesday — 11 days after Florida lawmakers passed a bill that requires a 24-hour waiting period for abortions — U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel urged support for a federal bill that would nullify the bill and other abortion regulations imposed by states.

Apr 28, 2015 In The News

Calling it “a subject very near and dear to my heart,” U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel was at Palm Beach State College in Palm Beach Gardens Monday for the ribbon cutting and official opening of the Veterans Resource Center.

Apr 27, 2015 In The News

PALM BEACH GARDENS — About a year and a half ago Bruce Gamradt walked into the student lounge at Palm Beach State College’s Palm Beach Gardens campus and immediately knew veterans wouldn’t feel comfortable there.

It was too noisy and crowded. The resident of Ibis Golf & Country Club in suburban West Palm Beach would know, he’s a veteran, too.

Apr 6, 2015 In The News

In “dysfunctional” times, alum remains optimistic about democracy

In West Palm Beach, they still call her the mayor.

Mar 18, 2015 In The News

Two members of the Florida delegation teamed up this week to fight for a U.S. Department of Education grant program to ensure colleges and universities across the nation have student centers for veterans.

Jan 27, 2014 In The News

Most of the attention and analysis of tonight's State of the Union address will focus on how 

Jan 27, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON — A Vietnam War veteran from Fort Lauderdale who suffered severe burns in combat and financial hardship back home will be watching from the House gallery Tuesday night when President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address.

Dec 21, 2013 In The News

Odd political bedfellows struck port deal

December 21, 2013

WASHINGTON — Lois Frankel, an anti-war liberal Democrat from South Florida, bonded with some of the most strident conservatives from the tea-party movement during her first year in Congress — and really came to like them.

Dec 19, 2013 In The News

WASHINGTON — Elisha Morrow is looking for a measure of justice in Congress this week after enduring sexual harassment from a Coast Guard boot-camp commander who forced her and three other recruits to scrub his office on their hands and knees.

Nov 15, 2013 In The News

South Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel will get a chance to sway the final results of a major nationwide water-projects bill that includes funding for Everglades restoration and, potentially, expansion of Port Everglades.

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Apr 20, 2015 Video

Congresswoman Lois Frankel took to the House floor to call on Congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act on Equal Pay Day, which this year is recognized on April 14 and marks the day when women's earnings from January 2014 finally equaled what men earned in calendar year 2014.

 

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