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Frankel, Castor Introduce Bill to Fight for Equal Pay in U.S. National Sports
July 17, 2019
Washington, DC – On the heels of the women’s national soccer team’s fourth FIFA World Cup title, Representatives Lois Frankel (FL-21) and Kathy Castor (FL-14) are introducing the Athletics Fair Pay Act, which would require equal pay and compensation for all Olympic and amateur athletes. This bill recognizes that female athletes deserve equal pay for doing the same work. It was introduced in the Senate by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Patty Murray (D-WA). The women’s national soccer team h... More
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Frankel, Houlahan Amendment Enhancing Women’s Roles in Countering Violent Extremism Passes the House
July 17, 2019
Washington, DC – Today, an amendment introduced by Representatives Lois Frankel (FL-21) and Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) ensuring the U.S. government accounts for women’s unique roles as preventers, participants and victims of violent extremism passed in the House as part of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020. The amendment requires the Director of National Intelligence to submit an intelligence assessment on the relationship between women and terrorism, including an analysis of... More
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Rep. Frankel Statement on ICE Raids Targeting Thousands of Immigrant Families
July 15, 2019
West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement in response to the ICE raids targeting thousands of immigrant families across the country: “Removal raids that target families instead of serious criminals are inhumane and disrupt peaceful communities. Instead of playing politics, the president should work with Congress to pass immigration reform that strengthens border security and creates a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who work ha... More
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Frankel Reacts to Visiting Homestead Facility for Unaccompanied Minors
July 15, 2019
Miami, FL – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (D-FL-21) issued the following video statement, transcribed below, after visiting the Homestead Influx Facility in South Florida to conduct oversight with her colleagues from the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dopGD79F0o&feature=youtu.be “I just came from the Homestead Influx Facility for unaccompanied minors. There are about 1,300 children out of the 11,000 scat... More
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Bipartisan Resolution Urging Saudi Arabia to Release Detained Women’s Rights Activists Passes in the House
July 15, 2019
Washington, DC – Tonight, Representatives Lois Frankel (D-FL-21), David Cicilline (D-RI-01), Ann Wagner (R-MO-02), and Susan Wild’s (D-PA-07) bipartisan resolution condemning Saudi Arabia’s continued jailing and alleged abuse of women’s rights activists was passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. The resolution, which has 28 additional co-sponsors, urges the Saudi government to immediately release the prisoners and hold the abusers accountable, and calls on the U.S. government to sanction a... More
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