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Frankel Appointed to House Appropriations Committee
January 15, 2019
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) was appointed to the powerful House Committee on Appropriations, the body that writes the laws that direct federal funding. “In the new Democratic majority, I am honored to have an extraordinary opportunity to advocate for south Floridians at the highest level of government advancing investments in health care, education, better infrastructure and global peace.” Frankel’s service has well positioned her for this new assignment. As a form... More
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ICYMI: Rep. Frankel Co-Sponsors Bill to Stop Trump from Declaring National Emergency for Border Wall
January 11, 2019
Washington, DC – In case you missed it, today Congresswoman Frankel (FL-21) signed on as an original co-sponsor of a new bill to prohibit the President from using a national emergency declaration to construct a border wall. Please see the Congresswoman’s Facebook post below: The “No Walls Act” was introduced by Congresswoman Grace Meng (NY-6). For more information on this bill, please see Rep. Meng’s release here. ### More
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Frankel Bill to Empower Women Worldwide is Signed into Law
January 9, 2019
WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Today, the Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment (WEEE) Act was signed into law. This bipartisan legislation, authored in the House by Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) and former Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), will help break down gender-related barriers to economic growth and supports women-led enterprises in developing countries. “When women and girls are educated, free from violence, and have access to tools to support their families, their ... More
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‘We Can Do It!’: Women and bipartisanship
January 8, 2019
By Rep. Lois Frankel and Rep. Susan Brooks in The Hill This year, we’re celebrating Rosie the Riveter’s 76th birthday. Since her debut in 1943, Rosie and the thousands of women she represents who joined the workforce and the war effort have inspired confidence in generations of women. Her “We Can Do It!” message continues to be a rallying cry for women everywhere, including the women in Congress. This year, a record-breaking number of women were sworn into the House of Representatives and joined... More
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Rep. Frankel Statement on Trump’s Tuesday Evening Address
January 8, 2019
West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Rep. Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement ahead of President Trump’s planned televised address this evening: “I hope Mr. Trump will finally tell the truth – the only national emergency is the government shutdown he has created, which has left 800,000 Americans without pay, and the humanitarian crisis at the border that has been fueled by his own cruel policies. I urge him to declare an end to his reckless shutdown.” ### More
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