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  • Rep. Frankel Statement on DeVos Decision to Rescind Title IX Guidance Protecting Victims of Sexual Assault
    Posted in Press Releases on September 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    WEST PALM BEACH – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement after the Department of Education formally rescinded President Obama’s guidance regarding Title IX’s protections against sexual violence on college campuses: “The Trump administration took action today that sends a message that could return us to the days when sexual violence was swept under the rug at our schools and college campuses. With that said, all parties should take notice that Title IX remains th... Read more

  • Frankel Statement on Republican’s Latest ACA Repeal Attempt
    Posted in Press Releases on September 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women's Health Care, Health Care

    WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement in response to the latest version of Trumpcare introduced in the Senate. “Here we go again! Republicans are trying to ram another bill thru the Senate that is the worst we've seen, making it harder for millions of Americans to access affordable, quality health care. It guts key protections for people with pre-existing conditions, penalizes older Americans with an ‘age tax,’ attacks women's access to fu... Read more

  • Palm Beach and Broward Counties Added to FEMA Individual Assistance
    Posted in Press Releases on September 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – As South Florida begins the long process of rebuilding after Hurricane Irma, Reps. Lois Frankel (FL-21), Alcee L. Hastings (FL-20), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Ted Deutch (FL-22), Frederica Wilson (FL-24), and Brian Mast (FL-18), Members of Congress representing South Florida, are pleased the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) added Palm Beach and Broward counties to the list of counties eligible for Individual Assistance. While President Trump’s September 10 Major... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on Hurricane Relief and Government Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after Congress passed a bill that includes disaster relief funds, and money to keep the federal government running and pay our bills. “As Hurricane Irma barrels towards South Florida and the Federal Emergency Relief Agency about to run out of money, I am pleased that Congress took bipartisan, responsible action to keep government running and provide funding for storm aid for victims of Hurricanes Harvey i... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on Hurricane Irma Preparedness
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement ahead of Hurricane Irma’s potential landfall in South Florida. “It’s important to start preparing for this dangerous storm now. Four major hurricanes hit Florida when I was Mayor of West Palm Beach – Charley, Jeanne, Frances and Wilma – and I can say the most important thing to do now is take this seriously by heeding evacuation notices and preparing for the worst. Local government and disaster relief organizations will do ... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on President Trump Ending DACA
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2017 | Preview rr

    West Palm Beach – Rep. Frankel made the following statement after the Trump Administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, which protects undocumented immigrants who arrived in the US as children. "We cannot let President Trump's heartless actions ruin lives, tear apart families, and shatter futures. DREAMers were brought to America through no fault of their own, and contribute to and strengthen our communities. Congress must get to work on legislat... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on Trump Administration’s Latest Efforts to Undermine the Affordable Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    West Palm Beach – Rep. Frankel made the following statement after the Trump Administration slashed funding for outreach efforts that help Americas gain health coverage under the Affordable Care Act­­. “This is another manipulative attempt by the Trump Administration to sabotage the Affordable Care Act and will do nothing to help Americans obtain affordable, quality healthcare. These unconscionable cuts will deny millions, including those with cancer and other life threatening diseases, the infor... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on Barcelona Terror Attack
    Posted in Press Releases on August 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    West Palm Beach – Rep. Frankel made the following statement after the terrorist attack today in Barcelona. “My heart goes out to those impacted by the horrific terror attack in Barcelona. Americans stand with the victims’ families and the people of Spain. There is no room for this kind of violence on any continent.” ### Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Announces FEMA Reimbursements for Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Visits
    Posted in Press Releases on August 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    West Palm Beach – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the Presidential Residence Protection Assistance Grant, which will award reimbursements to state and local law enforcement for overtime costs of protecting President Trump since his inauguration while he is at his non-governmental residences, including Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach. “More relief is on the way for local law enforcement agencies that have provided protection for the President. The FEMA grant announced tod... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Condemns Violence in Charlottesville
    Posted in Press Releases on August 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    West Palm Beach, FL -- Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement regarding the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia: "I emphatically condemn the violence, terror, and hatred that we have seen in Charlottesville caused by white supremacists. My prayers go out to those injured and expect that those responsible will be brought to justice." ### Read more