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Rep. Frankel Statement on Gov. DeSantis’ Attempt to Ban Vaccine Mandates
October 21, 2021
West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after Governor DeSantis announced that he would call for a special session next month to attempt to pass legislation that would ban local governments and agencies from mandating COVID-19 vaccines for their employees, and strip liability protections from any businesses that impose them. “The Governor continues to put politics above the health and safety of Floridians,” said Rep Frankel. “The COVID-19... More
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Rep. Frankel Announces Next Round of Payments for Families with Children
October 15, 2021
West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement as the next payments of the Child Tax Credit hit families’ bank accounts. “I’ve already heard from so many local parents who have told me how life-changing these payments have been,” said Rep. Frankel. “They have helped them pay for everything from child care while they go back to work, to groceries, to diapers for their children. This tax cut is putting money directly in the pockets of millions of ... More
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Rep. Frankel Statement on Raising Debt Limit
October 13, 2021
West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after voting to raise the debt limit. “Addressing the debt limit is not about future spending, it’s about meeting obligations that we already made to everyday Americans, like Social Security payments, veterans’ benefits, and COVID-19 economic relief,” said Rep. Lois Frankel. “Today, we took a stand to protect the full faith and credit of the United States. Now we need to turn our attention to passin... More
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Rep. Frankel Statement on Federal Judge Blocking Enforcement of Texas Abortion Law
October 7, 2021
West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after U.S. District Court Judge Robert Pittman granted the U.S. Department of Justice’s request to halt enforcement of S.B. 8, the recently-enacted Texas law that bans nearly all abortions in the state. “The Texas abortion law empowers anti-abortion bounty hunters to exert control over pregnant people who are trying to make the deeply personal, life-changing decision about whether to become a parent.... More
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Rep. Frankel Statement on State Punishing Additional School Districts over Mask Mandate
October 7, 2021
West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after state education officials voted to punish the Palm Beach County school district, and additional Florida counties, for implementing mask mandates for students. “The Florida State Board of Education has again put politics ahead of the health and safety of students, teachers, and school staff,” said Rep. Lois Frankel. “I am alarmed by the state’s decision to withhold funding from more school dist... More
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