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