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Rep. Frankel Announces Two NEA Grants for Local Arts Initiatives
June 20, 2017
WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21), announced grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support two programs at the center of Palm Beach County’s vibrant arts culture: the Norton Museum of Art and the Palm Beach Opera. “The arts play important roles in our lives, reflecting our common humanity. It brings joy to people's lives and jobs to local communities,” said Frankel. Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, $20,000: To support an art exhibition that ... More
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Frankel Announces $1 Million FEMA Grant to PBC for Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew
June 13, 2017
WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21), announced a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to reimburse Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department for overtime costs incurred during Hurricane Matthew. Hurricane Matthew hit the coasts of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina in October 2016. “Hurricanes wreak havoc on communities, and also their budgets. This grant offers relief to Palm Beach C... More
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Frankel Statement on Director Comey’s Senate Testimony
June 8, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21), issued the following statement on former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee: “Today marked day 139 of the continuing saga of a President who is causing great anxiety for many Americans. Former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony provided evidence of obstruction of justice on the part of President Trump that must be fully investigated. I continue my call for an independent commission surroundin... More
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Frankel Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Withdraw From the Paris Climate Agreement
June 1, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21), issued the following statement after President Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement: "Leaving the Paris Climate Agreement is both dumb and dangerous. Americans should lead the way in the mission to reduce our carbon footprint and protect our planet for future generations. Abandoning this agreement ignores the fact that an overwhelming number of scientists believe that human beings are significant contributor... More
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Frankel Praises Bipartisan Effort to Protect Service Members from Explicit Photo Sharing Online
May 24, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21), Chair of the Democratic Women’s Working Group (DWWG), issued the following statement in support of the bipartisan PRIVATE Act, which makes it illegal for military members to share explicit photos without consent. The PRIVATE Act passed the House this afternoon. “As the proud mother of a United States Marine veteran, I understand first-hand the selfless sacrifice a Marine makes when he or she puts on their uniform. To those female warrio... More
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