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Rep. Frankel Statement on Attorney General Barr’s Summary of the Mueller Report
March 25, 2019
West Palm Beach, FL – Rep. Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement regarding Attorney General Barr’s summary of the Mueller report: “The only thing that’s clear about Attorney General Barr’s summary is that it raises more questions than answers. Mr. Trump was not exonerated, despite what he may claim, and the future of our democracy depends on getting to the truth. The full Mueller report and underlying documents must be made available to Congress, so oversight can proceed unimpeded.... More
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Florida Democrats Dismiss Trump’s ‘Dangerously Radical’ Everglades, Environmental Protection Budget
March 20, 2019
(Washington D.C.) – Florida Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives today dismissed President Trump’s proposed budget as it relates to environmental protection, and most crucially, the plan’s glaring neglect of Everglades restoration efforts. U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Alcee L. Hastings (FL-20), Ted Deutch (FL-22), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Charlie Crist (FL-13), Darren Soto (FL-9), Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) and Donna Shalala (FL-27) signed the following joint statement... More
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Rep. Lois Frankel wants South Florida veterans to succeed in school
March 19, 2019
By Arthur Mondale, WPTV PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — There are more than one million student veterans enrolled in our nation's colleges. Now one Florida lawmaker wants to ensure students in South Florida and nationally have what they need to succeed. Rep. Lois Frankel has reintroduced the Veteran Education Empowerment Act to ensure student veterans nationally have what they need to graduate. On Tuesday, Rep. Frankel held a news conference inside Palm Beach State College’s Veterans Success Center. T... More
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The Sunshine Economy: Talking Water, Transit, and Aid For Venezuela on Capitol Hill
March 19, 2019
By Tom Hudson, WLRN Lake Okeechobee may be a natural feature of the Florida landscape, but politics also come into play when it comes to it. More than $1 billion of federal support has been spent to help restore the Everglades and fix the plumbing around the lake. That money, along with other money for the Army Corps of Engineers, starts flowing from the House Appropriations Committee. So does federal money for transportation projects — like the money Miami Dade County hopes to secure to help un... More
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Bipartisan bill to expand US-Israel resource cooperation
March 19, 2019
Jewish News Syndicate (March 19, 2019 / JNS) A bipartisan bill was introduced on Monday by Reps. Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) and Randy Weber (R-Texas) to further cooperative development between the United States and Israel in the agriculture, water resources and energy-storage sectors. “For decades, America and Israel have provided international aid based on our shared values and cultures of innovation,” said Frankel. “This legislation would expand the reach of our important partnership and improve li... More
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