Congresswoman Lois Frankel

Representing the 22nd District of Florida

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Jun 26, 2015 Press Release

BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Broward County's Port Everglades today received a signed Chief of Engineers Reportfrom the U.S.

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

Mr. Speaker, today our nation faces challenges across the globe, but there is no threat more central to current world order than the prospect of a nuclear armed Iran.

Jun 9, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) led the entire bipartisan Florida delegation in calling on the Federal Trade Commission to launch an immediate investigation into fraudulent online hotel booking sites that for the past several years have hurt consumers and hotels, negatively impacting local economies in Florida that depend on tourist dollars.

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.

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In The News

Jun 1, 2015 In The News

A temporary Social Security Administration office opened its doors at 9 a.m. Monday at 801 Banyan Blvd. in downtown West Palm Beach.

The office opened nearly a year after the old Social Security Administration office along Congress Avenue closed its doors in August 2014 because of mold and ventilation issues.

Approximately 40 employees are working in the temporary location.

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 

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Videos

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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