Congresswoman Lois Frankel

Representing the 22nd District of Florida

Press Releases

Aug 10, 2015 Press Release
Announce New Flight Patterns in Fort Lauderdale

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) hosted a meeting last week with FAA Regional Director Dennis Roberts and airport officials from Broward and Palm Beach counties during which they discussed upcoming Congressional legislation as well as local airport issues.

Aug 3, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) made the following statement in response to the continued deceptive attacks on Planned Parenthood:

“This is yet another insidious effort by extremists to cut Planned Parenthood’s funding, which would result in blocking millions of women from accessing critical and lifesaving healthcare.”

Jul 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, made the following statement on the Iran nuclear agreement announced today.

Jul 7, 2015 Press Release
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commits $1.2 Million to Design and Engineering Phase

Broward County's Port Everglades is moving forward with a plan to widen and deepen its channels, but there are still several steps to go before construction begins, the Port's Chief Executive Steven Cernak told elected officials and business leaders during an event to celebrate the proj

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
Reiterates No Deal Is Better Than Bad Deal Ahead of June 30th Negotiating Deadline

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
Urge the Federal Trade Commission to launch investigation into deceptive practices by fake online hotel reservation sites

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.

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