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Democratic Women’s Caucus Members Blast Senate Republicans’ Unwillingness to Prioritize Funding for Women and their Families
October 20, 2020
On Monday, October 19, 2020, Co-Chairs of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Representatives Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Vice Chairs Representatives Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01), joined by House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Representative Katherine Clark, Co-Chair of the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Representative Debbie Dingell, and Co-Chair of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee Representative R... More
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Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Appropriations Democrats Condemn Trump Administration’s Insufficient, Inequitable COVID-19 Relief Proposal
October 15, 2020
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Vice Chair Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), and Members Barbara Lee (D-CA), Mark Pocan (D-WI), Katherine Clark (D-MA), Lois Frankel (D-FL) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) released the following statement on the latest coronavirus relief package offered by the Trump Administration: “Whether President Trump or Republicans choose to acknowledge it, our nation is in pai... More
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House Passes Resolution Condemning Unwanted, Unnecessary Medical Procedures Performed On Immigrant Women Without Their Consent at the Irwin County Detention Center
October 2, 2020
The United States House of Representatives passed a resolution today urgently condemning the unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures—including partial and full hysterectomies —performed on immigrant women without their full, informed consent at the private, for-profit Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga. H.Res. 1153—co-sponsored by 225 members of Congress and led by U.S. Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Annie Kuster (NH-02), Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) and ... More
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Democratic Women’s Caucus Members Deliver Letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell Calling for SCOTUS Confirmation to be Halted Until After Inauguration
October 2, 2020
Today, 56 Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Members, led by Co-Chairs Jackie Speier (CA-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), and Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), and V... More
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Frankel Statement on Updated COVID Relief Legislation to Save Lives and Livelihoods
October 1, 2020
Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement after the updated Heroes Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives. “The pandemic has devastated the health and finances of American families. Our updated Heroes Act includes urgently needed new funding to respond to this deepening crisis, including essential provisions to avert catastrophe for schools, small businesses, restaurants, performance spaces, airline workers and more. It is my hope that the Republicans will c... More
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