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Frankel Champions Funding for Global Women’s Health and Equality, Israel Security Assistance in Appropriations Bill
May 17, 2019
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after helping pass the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Agencies funding bill for Fiscal Year 2020 out of the Appropriations Committee. During yesterday’s markup, Rep. Frankel fiercely took on the Republican attempt to cut off women’s access to health care around the world and limit reproductive rights. Included in this bill are provisions supported by Rep. Frankel that will protect a woman’s full ... More
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Rep. Frankel Statement on FBI Briefing, Russian Interference in Florida Elections
May 16, 2019
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement after the Florida congressional delegation was briefed by the FBI on the Russian government’s attempts to interfere in Florida during the 2016 presidential election: “The FBI briefing brought home again the irrefutable fact that Russia interfered in our 2016 presidential election, including the attempted hacking of Florida’s election process. I was particularly alarmed by the information that out of 67 Florida counties, ... More
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Rep. Frankel Statement on the Trump Administration’s Plan to Send Migrants to South Florida
May 16, 2019
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement based on recent reports that the Trump administration plans to move migrants from camps along the U.S. border to Palm Beach and Broward counties: “Immigrants play a valuable role in American society and folks seeking refuge should be treated with dignity. By threatening to move migrants from the border to Palm Beach County, the Trump Administration is using human beings as political pawns. Our office is seeking more info... More
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Frankel Secures Big Wins for Veterans, Working Families, and Children in Appropriations Bill
May 9, 2019
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after helping pass the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies funding bill for Fiscal Year 2020 out of the Appropriations Committee. Rep. Frankel’s provisions included in the bill will support women in the workforce, provide more resources to student veterans, and make sure health care, reproductive services and child care are attainable for all working families. “This bill hel... More
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Florida Democrats Stand Up Against Trump Administration Attacks on Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions
May 9, 2019
Washington, DC – Today, the Florida Democratic congressional delegation voted for H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act of 2019, which blocks the Trump Administration’s efforts to give states the ability to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions. U.S. Reps. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), Ted Deutch (FL-22), Alcee Hastings (FL-20), Darren Soto (FL-09), Frederica Wilson (FL-24), Debbie Wasserman Schultz ... More
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