Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel joined House colleagues to pass bipartisan flood insurance legislation that provides important flood insurance rate relief to homeowners and brings accountability to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Boca Raton, FL — Congresswoman Lois Frankel has just returned from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) in Brussels as part of a bipartisan congressional delegation. Frankel was appointed to the US delegation by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. During the four-day trip, the delegation – comprised of five additional Members of Congress – met wi
Washington, DC—This Valentine’s Day, Congresswoman Lois Frankel is highlighting what women need this Valentine’s Day: the Women’s Economic Agenda.
“What women want this Valentine’s Day is equal pay, a minimum wage increase, and access to quality, affordable child care,” Frankel said. “When women succeed, America succeeds.”
Washington, DC— Congresswoman Lois Frankel today called on the House to consider legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10, after President Obama signed an executive order today to increase the minimum wage for federal contract workers.
Washington, DC— Congresswoman Lois Frankel took to the House floor again urging Congress to address skyrocketing flood insurance rates. Frankel called on the House to consider the bipartisan Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act, which would delay flood insurance premium rate hikes by four years for homeowners.
Boca Raton, FL— To commemorate Black History Month and highlight the need to safeguard the right to vote, Congresswoman Lois Frankel released a video message.
To watch the video, click here and below please find her remarks as delivered.
Washington, D.C. – A group of lawmakers want Gov. Rick Scott to let conscience be his guide over whether 1.2 million low-income people in Florida should get health insurance under an expansion of Medicaid.
Washington, DC—Congresswoman Lois Frankel today called on the House to consider the bipartisan bill the Senate passed last week to delay flood insurance premium rate hikes by four years for homeowners.
Frankel joined colleagues in supporting a procedural vote that would have allowed Democrats to bring the Senate legislation to the floor. The measure failed.
Washington, DC – On today’s anniversary of President Obama signing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law, Congresswomen Frankel called on Congress to take up the Women’s Economic Agenda – an initiative launched by House Democrats to address the economic challenges and needs facing women and families.
Washington, DC – On January 29, Congresswoman Lois Frankel and the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed by unanimous consent H.R. 938, the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2013. Congresswoman Frankel submitted the following statement in support of this important legislation to strengthen our critical bilateral alliance with Israel.
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Congresswoman Frankel's Opening Statement at the Foreign Affairs Subcomittee on the Middle East Hearing--The Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation: Threatening Peace Prospects