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  • Rep. Frankel Statement on Disaster Relief
    Posted in Press Releases on September 30, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Growing Jobs and the Economy, Foreign Affairs

    Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after voting to pass the Continuing Appropriations and Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2023 which prevents a government shutdown by extending funding for critical education, health, housing, and public safety programs through December 16th. This legislation authorizes billions… Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Announces Lower Medicare Premiums
    Posted in Press Releases on September 30, 2022 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21), released the following statement in response to a reduction in premiums for Medicare Part B and Medicare Advantage for 2023. For the first time in more than a decade, monthly premiums will decrease instead of going up. “Lower Medicare premiums are great news for millions of seniors and people with disabilities,” said Rep.… Read more

  • Rep. Frankel: 2.4 Million Floridians to Benefit from Historic Student Debt Relief
    Posted in Press Releases on September 23, 2022 | Preview rr

    West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) highlighted a new report from the U.S. Department of Education estimating that 2.4 million borrowers across Florida are eligible for help under the Biden Administration’s student debt relief plan. Last month, President Biden announced that the federal government will provide historic, targeted assistance to millions of… Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Votes to Preserve Election Integrity
    Posted in Press Releases on September 22, 2022 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21), released the following statement after voting for the Presidential Election Reform Act (PERA) to preserve the integrity of presidential elections by putting in place stronger and more specific procedures by which Congress certifies election results.  “January 6th was a dark day for America and showed us that we cannot take… Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on Public Safety Package that Builds Safer Communities
    Posted in Press Releases on September 22, 2022 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21), released the following statement after voting for a package of bills that give law enforcement the tools they need to prevent crime and create healthier, more sustainable relationships with the communities they serve. “American families want to be safe in their communities,” said Rep. Frankel. “Today, we’re providing… Read more

  • Reps. Frankel, Bilirakis, Morelle Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing National Fall Prevention Awareness Week
    Posted in Press Releases on September 20, 2022 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Lois Frankel (D-FL-21), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL-12), and Joe Morelle (D-NY-25) introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing September 18-24, 2022, as National Fall Prevention Awareness Week, to raise awareness and encourage the prevention of falls among older adults.   “As the daughter of a 97-year-old mother who recently fell and broke… Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on DeSantis Sending Migrants to Martha’s Vineyard
    Posted in Press Releases on September 16, 2022 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement in response to Governor DeSantis chartering planes to ship migrant families, including children, from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard. “What we need is real, bipartisan immigration reform, not inhumane political stunts,” said Rep. Frankel.   ### Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on Republican Push for Nationwide Abortion Ban
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women's Health Care

    Washington, DC—Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after Senate Republicans introduced a bill that would institute a nationwide abortion ban. “Republicans have been pushing toward their dark and extreme goal of a nationwide abortion ban for decades, and now that the Supreme Court has stripped women of their legal right to access abortion care, MAGA… Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on DeSantis Attempt to Intimidate Voters of Color
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2022 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21), released the following statement in response to arrests made by Governor DeSantis’ election police. Most arrests were Black Floridians who registered to vote after being told by State officials they were qualified under Florida’s law that restores felon voting rights. They now face prison time. “This is a dangerous,… Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on President Biden Forgiving Student Loans for Millions of Americans
    Posted in Press Releases on August 30, 2022 | Preview rr

    West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after President Biden announced plans to cancel up to $10,000 in federal student loan debt for borrowers earning less than $125,000 or households earning less than $250,000. The Administration will also cancel up to $20,000 for Pell Grant recipients, as well as extend the student loan payment… Read more