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Frankel Statement on Appropriations Package That Invests For The People
July 31, 2020
Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21), member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after voting to pass the final funding bill package of fiscal year 2021. “This spending package invests For the People, providing strong funding for programs that expand opportunities for every person in every corner of the nation and responding to the COVID-19 crisis,” said Rep. Frankel. “It rejects the proposed slashing and cuts of critical programs in President Trump’s budg... More
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Frankel Statement on First Appropriations Package
July 24, 2020
Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21), member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after voting to pass the first funding bill package of fiscal year 2021. “Families in South Florida know we need investments that expand opportunities for every American,” said Rep. Frankel. “This spending package includes big wins for South Florida, like funding for the Everglades and citrus disease research, and prioritizes public health, protects the environment, supports o... More
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Frankel Statement on Mitch McConnell, White House’s Delayed COVID-19 Response
July 24, 2020
Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement in response to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s announcement that he will not have a final COVID-19 response package until at least next week. This months-long Republican delay guarantees that this weekend, millions of Americans that rely upon Unemployment Insurance will see their federal benefits expire. “The Senate’s inaction comes at the expense of American lives and livelihoods. This week, millions of Americans... More
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Frankel Measure Advancing Women Included in National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021
July 21, 2020
Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021, a strong, bipartisan bill that honors America’s values, strengthens our security, and advances America’s leadership in the world. The bill includes a Frankel provision to advance women’s participation in national security forces both in the U.S. and globally. The provision would require an assessment on the barriers to women’s participation in the national security forces ... More
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Rep. Frankel Announces $7.4 Million in Grants to Palm Beach County for Costs Associated with Hurricane Irma
July 14, 2020
Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is awarding $7.4 million in grants for costs associated with Hurricane Irma in Palm Beach County. “Hurricanes wreak havoc on communities and on our local budgets,” said Rep. Frankel. “These grants will provide much needed relief to cover the cost of essential measures taken during and after Hurricane Irma, especially at a time when local government budgets are already stretched thin due to the COVI... More
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