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Congresswoman Frankel, Chairman Crowley Re-Introduce Legislation to Help Working Families Afford Quality Child Care
August 7, 2017
Washington, DC -- Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) and House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) announced the reintroduction of legislation to help working families afford stable, quality child care. The Children First Act (H.R. 3643) would expand funding for child care assistance for working families to expand opportunities as child care costs increasingly consume larger portions of family budgets nationwide. “The cost of safe quality child care has gotten beyond the means ... More
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Democrats Unveil “A Better Deal” for American Families
July 24, 2017
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL21) joins her Democratic colleagues in announcing a fresh vision for America, “A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future.” This ambitious economic agenda shows a renewed Democratic commitment to the hard-working men and women across America who have been left out and left behind for too long. “Too many families are struggling, feeling they have been left behind in a system that’s rigged against them. They are living paycheck to ... More
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Rep. Frankel Blasts Trump Administration’s Decision to End ACA Contracts
July 21, 2017
West Palm Beach, FL – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement in reaction to the Trump Administration’s decision to end Affordable Care Act education and outreach contracts in 18 cities, including three in Florida. “This action will make it more difficult for consumers to find the best insurance under the Affordable Care Act. This is a cruel and deadly move by the President of the United States.” ### More
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Rep Frankel Statement on Latest Republican Healthcare Bill
July 13, 2017
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement in response to the Senate Republican’s revised healthcare bill: “It’s business as usual for Senate Republicans whose revised healthcare bill is just as brutal and cruel as the last one. It might even be worse. Trumpcare means higher costs, fewer protections, a crushing age tax, and millions of Americans will be kicked off insurance. With this horrendous bill, Republicans are inflicting greater pain on Ameri... More
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Leaders of the Democratic Women’s Working Group Denounce President Trump’s Sexist Tweets
June 29, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the leadership of the Democratic Women’s Working Group (DWWG), Reps. Lois Frankel, Brenda Lawrence, and Jackie Speier, released a joint statement following President Trump’s sexist tweets this morning: “It is indeed a sad day for our country when the President of the United States spends his time verbally attacking women instead of working to advance their rights. The latest tweet on Mika Brzezinski's appearance – while certainly not the last – continues an assault on wom... More
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