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Rep. Frankel Urges Governor DeSantis, Florida Officials to Address Sex Trafficking in Foster Care System

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Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-22) was joined by the rest of the Florida Democratic Congressional delegation in sending a letter to Governor Ron DeSantis and the leaders of the Florida State House and Senate expressing their deep concern over recent reports of sex trafficking of foster children in the State of Florida. The letter urges state officials to take…

Democratic Women’s Caucus Chair Statement in Support of Bill Defending Reproductive Freedom

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Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-22), Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus, released the following statement in support of the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH) Act. “People, not politicians, should have the freedom to make their own personal decisions about their health, lives, and future,” said Rep. Frankel, Chair of the Democratic…

Rep. Frankel Appointed to House Appropriations Committee for Third Consecutive Term

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement after being appointed to serve on the House Appropriations Committee for the 118th Congress. “Serving on the Appropriations Committee presents me with the opportunity to influence federal spending,” said Rep. Frankel. “In that role, I will continue to champion the well-being of our working…

Rep. Frankel Statement on Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Decision

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West Palm Beach, FL - Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement on the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The Supreme Court’s dangerous and extreme decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization case reversed Roe last year, undermining decades of protection for abortion care. “The extreme MAGA-backed Supreme…

House Democratic Women’s Caucus Response to Republican Anti-Abortion Bills

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Washington, DC – Today, Democratic Women’s Caucus Chair Lois Frankel (FL-22) issued the following statement in response to the extreme anti-abortion agenda proposed by the new MAGA-Republican Majority.  “One week into the new Congress and Republicans are again racing full steam ahead to criminalize abortion nationwide,” said Democratic Women’s Caucus Chair Lois Frankel. “The…

Rep. Frankel Sworn-In to the U.S. House of Representatives for the 118th Congress

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Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement after being officially sworn in for the 118th United States Congress. It will be her sixth term representing Palm Beach County. “I am honored to have been sworn in to serve Palm Beach County for a sixth consecutive term,” said Rep. Frankel. “Last Congress, Congressional Democrats and the Biden…

Rep. Frankel Reflects on Two-Year Anniversary of January 6th Insurrection

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Congresswoman Frankel participates in a moment of silence in honor of those who lost their lives or were injured during the January 6th Insurrection. Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement as the United States marked two years since the January 6th Insurrection. “On January 6th, 2021, like many of my Congressional colleagues,…

Rep. Frankel Statement on Republican Chaos

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Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement in response to the continued Republican failure to elect a Speaker.  “Under the new Republican majority, after multiple votes, Republicans remain in embarrassing chaos, failing to elect a Speaker of the House. This is preventing the House from doing official business and the swearing in of…

Rep. Frankel Votes for Federal Funding Bill that Delivers For The People

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Key Frankel Priorities Supporting Women, Seniors, Veterans, Investing in Florida Infrastructure, Included in FY23 Bill Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21), member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after voting for the budget for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23). This government funding package includes key Frankel priorities to support…

Frankel Announces New Funding for Local Projects in Federal Budget

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Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced unique funding for local community projects included in the Federal Fiscal Year 2023 spending bill, which passed the House by a vote of 225-201 and will be signed into law on Friday. “Funding for community projects were once again included in the Federal 2023 budget,…