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  • Rep. Lois Frankel, Rep. Austin Scott Reintroduces Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Fuel Transparency for Ethanol-Blended Gasoline Labeling
    Posted in Press Releases on May 20, 2022 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Representative Austin Scott (GA-08) reintroduced the Consumer Protection and Fuel Transparency Act along with U.S. Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21). This legislation would better protect engines negatively affected by ethanol-blended gasoline (E15), such as those in boats, motorcycles, pre-2001 model year vehicles, and outdoor power equipment, by clearly labeling E15 at the pump and warning consumers about the harmful impacts of misfuelling. “Many consumers face confusio... Read more

  • Frankel Announces 2023 Community Project Funding Requests
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2022 | Preview rr

    West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) announced the 15 local government and non-profit organizations she requested to be considered for Community Project Funding in the federal budget for Fiscal Year 2023. “The Community Project Funding process allows Members of Congress to direct federal funds to important local projects that will improve people’s lives,” said Rep. Frankel. Community Project Funding requests may be included as a part of the larger bill Congress is exp... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on Senate Passage of Ukraine Supplemental
    Posted in Press Releases on May 19, 2022 | Preview rr

    West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement in response to the Senate passage of a $40.1 billion supplemental funding bill to support Ukraine. “Today, we followed through on our promise to continue to help Ukraine defend its people, sovereignty, and freedom with a new $40 billion aid package,” said Rep. Frankel. “Last month, President Zelenskyy delivered an impassioned plea before Congress for additional assistance to fight back against Putin’... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Votes on Bills Addressing Baby Formula Shortage
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Growing Jobs and the Economy

    Washington DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after voting on two bills to address the baby formula shortage. “As a grandmother, I understand the importance of keeping our babies well-nourished and content,” said Rep. Frankel. “That’s why I joined House Democrats to take action to ensure parents and guardians can find safe, affordable formula on their grocery store shelves.” The Infant Formula Supplemental Appropriations Act provides $28 million in em... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on Passage of Domestic Terrorism Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Gun Violence Prevention

    Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after voting to pass H.R. 350, which would authorize domestic terrorism offices within the Department of Homelands Security, the Justice Department, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). “Just this past week, once again, we saw race-based, hate-fueled domestic terror attacks—this time on the Black community in Buffalo, the Korean community in Dallas, and the Taiwanese community in Southern Califo... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Helps Convene Appropriations Committee Hearing on Healthy Aging, Fall Prevention
    Posted in Press Releases on May 13, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Medicare & Social Security, Health Care

    Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement after the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee held a hearing on healthy aging. The hearing, entitled Healthy Aging: Maximizing the Independence, Well-being, and Health of Older Adults, examined the top health issues facing seniors, including falls, mental health, nutrition, and elder justice. “We have over 365,000 ... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on Senate Republicans’ Failure to Protect Abortion Access
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women's Health Care

    Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after the Senate voted to block the House-passed Women’s Health Protection Act, which would prohibit states from enacting medically unnecessary restrictions that unfairly target abortion providers and prevent patients from getting access to legal abortion. “Everyone should have the freedom to make the personal health care decisions that impact their lives, health, and futures,” said Rep. Frankel. “Republi... Read more

  • Bipartisan Bill to Award Last Living Nuremberg Prosecutor the Congressional Gold Medal Passes House, Advances to Senate
    Posted in Press Releases on May 10, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Israel

    Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Lois Frankel (D-FL-21), Joe Wilson (R-SC-02), Ted Deutch (D-FL-22), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL-12), Jim McGovern (D-MA-02), and Chris Smith (R-NJ-04) released the following statement after their bipartisan bill to award Benjamin Ferencz—the last living Nuremberg prosecutor—a Congressional Gold Medal passed the House of Representatives. “It is an honor to recognize the last living Nuremberg prosecutor, 102-year-old Benjamin Ferencz, with the Congressional Gold Med... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on Draft Roe v. Wade Opinion
    Posted in Press Releases on May 3, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women's Health Care

    West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after a draft Supreme Court decision that would overturn Roe v. Wade, jeopardizing reproductive freedom for millions of Americans, leaked to the press. “First thing’s first, abortion is still legal, and this leak doesn’t change that yet,” said Rep. Frankel. “However, if this rumor is true, this is devastating news for our country. This draft Supreme Court opinion would allow politicians to take contr... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on Yom HaShoah
    Posted in Press Releases on April 27, 2022 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21), released the following statement commemorating Yom HaShoah, also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day. “Today, on Yom HaShoah, we remember the six million Jewish men, women, and children that were murdered during the Holocaust,” said Rep. Frankel. “I’m also thinking of survivors like Piotr, who at age 16 fled Ukraine to escape the Nazis, and now at age 96, has fled Ukraine once again to escape the Russians. Unfortunately, Piotr is not al... Read more