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.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today voted in favor of the bipartisan Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act, which passed the House 316-101.
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.
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today invited all high school students in Florida’s 22nd Congressional District to participate in the 2015 Congressional Art Competition: “An Artistic Discovery.”
Washington, DC – The Civil Works Review Board voted unanimously to send the Chief’s Report approving expansion of Port Everglades to state review late this afternoon. Attending the five hour hearing, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22), a member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, called on the U.S.
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.
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.
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.
Lake Worth, FL – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today met with student veterans attending Palm Beach State College to hear directly about the challenges they face in adjusting to being in the classroom after serving on the battlefield. She spoke with the group about her work to establish Veteran Student Centers to help ease the burdens during this transition.
Fort Lauderdale, FL – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today joined federal agents from the Medicare Fraud Strike Force on a ride along to learn firsthand how they tackle Medicare fraud. The agents discussed the many new, aggressive ways criminals are defrauding the government.
Boca Raton, FL – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today hosted Jewish leaders from across Palm Beach and Broward counties for a roundtable discussion on America's foreign policy challenges, focusing on strengthening the U.S.-Israel relationship.
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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.
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.
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.
Members of Florida's congressional delegation proved their mettle last week by amending a key bill to keep federal funding flowing into the Everglades Restoration and Port Everglades projects.
A lack of awareness, funding and treatment resources are the three biggest hurdles to cross in combating the plight of human trafficking in south Florida, according to panelists this morning at a brainstorming session led by U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach.
West Palm Beach — The devil didn't come to Katariina Rosenblatt with horns and pitchfork, but wearing a red bikini, she said.