Congresswoman Lois Frankel

Representing the 22nd District of Florida

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Jan 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today met with student veterans attending Nova Southeastern University at an event hosted by Mission United, an organization that helps U.S. military veterans and their families re-acclimate to civilian life in Broward County.

Jan 23, 2015 Press Release

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Today, Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Lois Frankel (FL-22), and Frederica Wilson (FL-24) were sworn in as Members of the U.S. House of Representatives for the 114th Congress.

Jan 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) spoke on the House floor today to address H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, which claims to limit taxpayer funding of abortion despite the fact that there is no federal taxpayer funding of abortion right now.

Jan 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22), joined U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (CT) and Tammy Baldwin (WI), and U.S. Representatives Judy Chu (CA-27) and Marcia Fudge (OH-11) today to reintroduce the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2015, a historic pro-choice bill that would make it illegal for states to chip away at women’s reproductive rights.

Jan 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement after President Obama’s State of the Union address:

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.

Jan 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) issued the following statement after the House passed a bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. Frankel voted against the legislation.

Jan 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) has been elected Vice Chair of the Congressional Women’s Caucus for the 114th Congress. She will be sworn in today with other newly elected leadership of the Caucus.

Dec 16, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today released the following statement on Hanukkah, which begins tonight at sundown:

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In The News

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.

Oct 28, 2013 In The News

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.

Oct 23, 2013 In The News
Jul 12, 2013 In The News

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.

Jul 12, 2013 In The News

West Palm Beach — The devil didn't come to Katariina Rosenblatt with horns and pitchfork, but wearing a red bikini, she said.

Jun 29, 2013 In The News

The U.S. Coast Guard failed to protect recruit Elisha Morrow from sexual abuse by her commander.

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