Congresswoman Lois Frankel

Representing the 22nd District of Florida

Press Releases

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.

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 Palm Beach County emergency personnel and public safety. Local fire rescue departments rely on DHS grants to hire new firefighters in addition to maintaining safety equipment and operations.

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release
Calls for passage of straightforward bill to avoid shutdown of critical agency

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today called on Congress to pass legislation to extend Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding before it runs out on Feb.

Feb 23, 2015 Press Release
Discusses legislation to create resource centers to serve student veterans to help them thrive in school

Lake Worth, FL – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today met with student veterans attending Palm Beach State College to hear directly about the challenges they face in adjusting to being in the classroom after serving on the battlefield.  She spoke with the group about her work to establish Veteran Student Centers to help ease the burdens during this transition. 

Feb 20, 2015 Press Release
Rides along with local Medicare Fraud Unit

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today joined federal agents from the Medicare Fraud Strike Force on a ride along to learn firsthand how they tackle Medicare fraud. The agents discussed the many new, aggressive ways criminals are defrauding the government.

Feb 19, 2015 Press Release

Boca Raton, FL – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) today hosted Jewish leaders from across Palm Beach and Broward counties for a roundtable discussion on America's foreign policy challenges, focusing on strengthening the U.S.-Israel relationship.

Feb 13, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) yesterday joined her colleagues on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to pass the bipartisan Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act. The bill authorizes $150 million for railroad safety programs, a provision pushed by Frankel.

Feb 4, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Tomorrow, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) will attend the 63rd National Prayer Breakfast with two faith-based leaders from Florida’s 22nd Congressional District – Rabbi Daniel Levin and Rabbi Leonid Feldman.

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Jan 23, 2015 Press Release
Student veterans share their challenges and successes in college

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.

Jan 23, 2015 Press Release

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.

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