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Rep. Frankel Statement on Failed Republican Healthcare Bill: A Victory for American Families
March 24, 2017
Today Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives rejected the Republicans’ sick plan, the American Health Care Act. “Today there was a great victory for the American people. The very sick Republican health care proposal, Trumpcare, went down with a thud. The bill, opposed by an overwhelming majority of citizens, would have taken away health care from 24 million hard-working Americans. It had a crushing Age Tax, forcing older Americans to ... More
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Bipartisan Group of House Members Seek Additional Information on Marine Obscene Photo Sharing Scandal
March 15, 2017
A Bipartisan group of Members of Congress sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis seeking additional information on the reports that as many as 30,000 Marines are being investigated as part of their involvement in distributing and commenting on obscene photos of female Marines. The Members are specifically requesting “an update to the investigation conducted by NCIS and a detailed explanation of actions taken to date by the Marine Corps, Navy, and DoD.” Representatives Lois Frankel (F... More
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Rep. Frankel Statement on International Women’s Day and Day Without A Woman
March 8, 2017
Today Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21), the Chair of the Democratic Women’s Working Group, released the following statement: “On International Women's Day, I join millions of women in recognizing the important economic power of women in the United States and around the globe. Where possible, we stay away from normal duties and mainstream commerce to call attention to the inequities that women and gender nonconforming people continue to face. We wear red to signify love for our sisterhood and i... More
House Democratic women to stage walkout for ‘Day Without a Woman’ strike
March 8, 2017
House Democratic women plan to stage a symbolic walkout from the House floor Wednesday afternoon in a show of solidarity with the “Day Without a Woman” strike. Rep. Lois Frankel (D-Fla.), chairwoman of the Democratic Women’s Working Group, said that female lawmakers expect to deliver speeches on the House floor in support of the strike, then walk out shortly after the chamber convenes at noon. They also plan to wear red, as suggested by the strike’s organizers. “I think it’s important women in C... More
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Frankel Statement on House Republicans Health Care Bill
March 7, 2017
Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after House Republicans unveiled their replacement for the Affordable Care Act. “Sadly, the proposed legislation will Make America Sick Again. It will mean millions of families losing health care coverage and will defund Planned Parenthood, while giving out tax breaks to wealthier Americans. It shortens the life of Medicare, jeopardizing the lives of our seniors.” ### More
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