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Bipartisan Florida Delegation Unites to Restore Local Beaches
February 3, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21), with fellow members of the Florida Congressional delegation, introduced the Sand Acquisition, Nourishment and Development (SAND) Act. Earlier this week, Senator Marco Rubio introduced a companion bill in the Senate. If passed, the SAND Act will repeal archaic law that does not allow communities to buy sand from the Bahamas and other foreign countries to replenish shorelines. For counties like Dade and Broward that have depleted their usable sa... More
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Frankel Statement on SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch
January 31, 2017
Washington, DC -- Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement in response to President Trump's nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. “The Republicans hijacked President Obama’s choice for the Supreme Court and now, sadly, President Trump is bowing to his more extreme supporters. Based on his judicial record, Neil Gorsuch will tip a narrowly divided court in a dangerous direction. This nomination puts serious issues at stake, like a woman’s constitutional r... More
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Frankel Slams House Passage of Anti-Abortion Legislation
January 24, 2017
“For women to thrive in the economic and social opportunities of our nation, we must have the ability to control our own reproductive lives with full access to real health care choices. Republican’s unrelenting efforts to force unwanted pregnancies and eradicate affordable and safe abortion will not save lives. Passing the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, repealing the ACA, and defunding Planned Parenthood will return women to the days of coat hanger medicine.” Watch Rep. Frankel speak on t... More
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Frankel Statement on President Trump’s Inaugural Address
January 20, 2017
Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement in response to President Trump's Inaugural Address. “I’m grateful to former-President Obama, who led this country through one of the most challenging times in our history and breakthroughs for human rights. With all due respect to President Trump, as to his inaugural remarks today, I do not share his pessimistic view of America or his bias towards extreme nationalism. We are a nation of opportunity, a country that cherishes... More
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