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Reps. Frankel, Castor, and 23 Members of Congress Send Letter Supporting Youth Caregivers
November 15, 2019
Washington, DC – Today, 23 members of Congress joined Representatives Lois Frankel (FL-21) and Kathy Castor (FL-14) in sending a letter to the Administration for Community Living requesting the Family Caregiving Advisory Council consider the needs and perspectives of youth caregivers. There are at least 1.3 million caregiving youth in the United States ages 8-18 years old. These youth provide significant assistance, sometimes alone, to relatives or family members who need support because of chro... More
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Frankel, Lee Introduce Resolution Reaffirming U.S. Commitment to International Reproductive Health and Rights
November 12, 2019
Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Lois Frankel (FL-21) and Barbara Lee (CA-13) were joined by 36 members of Congress to introduce a resolution recognizing 25 years since the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, Egypt and reaffirming its goals, including comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights. This week, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the UN’s sexual and reproductive health agency, is convening a high-level conference in ... More
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Rep. Frankel Statement on Impeachment Inquiry Process Vote
October 31, 2019
Washington, DC – Rep. Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement after voting for a resolution that provides a clear path forward as the House begins the public-facing phase of its impeachment inquiry into President Trump: “It's time for the American people to hear the extent of President Trump’s abuse of power. House Democrats are conducting a methodical, thorough and factual investigation to follow the facts and uncover the extent to which Trump’s actions threatened our national secur... More
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Democratic Women’s Caucus Leads 62 Members in Amicus Brief Opposing Trump Admin Decision That Hinders Progress in Closing the Gender, Racial Wage Gaps
October 28, 2019
Washington, DC – On Friday, Co-Chairs of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Representatives Lois Frankel (FL-21), Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Vice Chairs Representatives Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01) were joined by 57 colleagues in filing an amicus brief to the D.C. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in National Women’s Law Center v. Office of Management and Budget, opposing the Trump Administration’s appeal to overturn an order requiring the Equ... More
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Rep. Frankel Votes to Pass SHIELD Act to Protect Election Integrity
October 24, 2019
Washington, DC – Yesterday, Rep. Frankel (FL-21) voted to pass the Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act, strong legislation to fight foreign interference in our elections by strengthening reporting requirements, closing loopholes, and deterring foreign activity in U.S. elections. “American elections should be decided by Americans, not by foreign nations,” said Rep. Frankel. “With legislation to protect our democracy from foreign influence, Democrats con... More
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