Congresswoman Lois Frankel

Representing the 22nd District of Florida

Press Releases

Mar 26, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) voted today for the bipartisan agreement to permanently fix the way Medicare pays doctors, bringing long-overdue stability to seniors and providers.  On April 1st, physicians would have faced major cuts to their payments, forcing many to leave the program and limiting seniors’ choice of doctors.

Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) made the following statement in support of the House Democratic Alternative Budget, which she voted for today:

“The Democratic Budget works for hardworking Americans, making it easier to own a home, send kids to college, and to have a secure and enjoyable retirement.”

Mar 17, 2015 Press Release
Bipartisan Veterans Education Empowerment Act would establish resource centers for student veterans

Today, Lois Frankel (FL-22), Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), and Mark Takano (CA-41) re-introduced the Veterans Education Empowerment Act, legislation that would allow the Department of Education to help create Veteran Student Centers.

Mar 17, 2015 Press Release

This Wednesday evening, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) is joining with Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL), Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08), and House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller (FL-01) to host an advance viewing of Debt of Honor, a new documentary film highlighting the history, service, and sacrifice of disabled veterans.

Mar 6, 2015 Press Release
Frankel Fights For Marriage Equality

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today joined 167 of her House colleagues and 44 Senators in calling on the Supreme Court to affirm marriage equality in the United States.  The Supreme Court is considering four cases this summer that will decide whether the Constitution guarantees same-sex couples the freedom to marry and have their marriages recognized natio

Mar 4, 2015 Press Release

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.

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

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.

Mar 2, 2015 Press Release
The 2015 Congressional Art Competition is Underway

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.”

Mar 2, 2015 Press Release
Army Corps Board Recommends Chief’s Report

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.

Feb 26, 2015 Press Release
Frankel calls again on House to pass straightforward funding measure, following Senate’s lead

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.