Congresswoman Lois Frankel

Representing the 22nd District of Florida

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May 21, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) and Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14) introduced the Protecting Americans Abroad Act to provide Americans serving our country in diplomatic posts abroad with the security and protection they deserve.

May 20, 2015 Press Release

At the request of Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22), the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee unanimously passed a resolution requiring the General Services Administration (GSA) to investigate the feasibility of constructing a new federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale and report back within the next four months.  This resolution is the first step towards building a much-needed n

May 19, 2015 Press Release

With the support of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act passed the House today with overwhelming support of 420-3. The legislation creates a Domestic Trafficking Victims’ Fund using fines collected on traffickers to pay for survivor services and law enforcement assistance.

May 14, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) urged her colleagues to vote in support of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act, which the House is considering later today.  This bill, which last week passed the Senate 98-1, would provide Congressional oversight of any potential deal.

May 13, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) spoke out against H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This legislation considered by the House of Representatives today would restrict women’s access to safe and legal abortion.  Click here to watch the Congresswoman’s remarks on the House floor.

May 8, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) announced Alina Carey, a senior at Pinecrest High School, as the winner of Florida’s 22nd Congressional District’s 2015 Congressional Art Competition.

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.

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In The News

May 22, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., teamed up with an unlikely ally on Thursday, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber, R-Texas, to introduce a bill bolstering security at American embassies.

May 21, 2015 In The News

Prospects for a new federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale took a giant step forward this week when Congress told federal officials to find a way to replace the current moldy, dilapidated and insecure building on Broward Boulevard.

May 11, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, joined two Democratic Florida legislators in blasting Gov. Rick Scott and state House Republican leaders for refusing to accept $2.8 billion in federal Medicaid money.

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.

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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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