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Rep. Frankel Joins Congressional Colleagues Urging the Supreme Court to Uphold Federal Law and the Right to Emergency Care

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Washington, DC – Last week, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) joined 257 Congressional colleagues in submitting an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold federal law and patients’ rights to emergency medical care. Moyle v. United States and Idaho v. United States are challenging the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), a federal law that requires…

Rep. Frankel Statement on Reproductive Freedom Reaching Florida State Ballot and Decision on Six-Week Abortion Ban

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West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement after the Florida Supreme Court ruled to include an amendment on the state’s ballot this November that, if passed, will establish in Florida’s constitution a right to abortion before fetal viability (about 24 weeks). It will read that “no law shall prohibit, penalize, delay, or…

Rep. Frankel Supports Final Government Funding Package for 2024, Including Funding for Two Additional Local Projects

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement after the House passed the final funding bills for fiscal year 2024, which included funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State, Homeland Security, and Defense, Financial Services agencies, and the Legislative Branch. The package continues Rep. Frankel’s…

Rep. Frankel Joins Congressional Colleagues Urging Biden Administration to Extend Protected Status for Haitians and Halt Deportations

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Washington, DC – This week, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) joined a group of 67 lawmakers urging the Department of Homeland Security Secretary and Department of State to immediately redesignate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti, which would authorize Haitian nationals in the United States to remain in the country until conditions improve in Haiti. The lawmakers…

Rep. Frankel Introduces Resolution to Mark Equal Pay Day

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22), co-led the introduction of a resolution to recognize March 12th—the day symbolizing how long into 2024 the average woman must work to make what the average man was paid in 2023—as Equal Pay Day. The resolution highlights the significance of equal pay and the disparity between wages paid to men and women. “Equal pay is not…

Rep. Frankel Responds to President Biden’s State of the Union Address

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Washington, DC – Tonight, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement in response to President Biden’s State of the Union address. “Under President Biden’s leadership, we’ve witnessed an American comeback. We’ve achieved historic job growth while modernizing our infrastructure, lowering drug prices, combatting climate change, and supporting our…

Rep. Frankel Supports Government Funding Package, Including Funding for 13 Local Projects

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement after the House passed six of the 12 funding bills for fiscal year 2024, which included funding for the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Energy, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, Transportation, and Veterans Affairs. The package also included funding for 13 local projects…

Rep. Frankel Supports Bill to Protect IVF Access

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West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Representative Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement after pledging her support for the Access to Family Building Act, which would establish a nationwide right to IVF treatment. Frankel also hosted a press conference in Washington, D.C. last week with other House Democrats to express their support for the bill and their commitment to…

Rep. Frankel Statement on New Law Releasing Grand Jury Testimony in Jeffrey Epstein Case

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Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement after Gov. DeSantis signed a law to publicly release the grand jury testimony in Jeffrey Epstein’s 2006 sexual abuse case. “After sexually abusing underaged girls for years, Jeffrey Epstein received little more than a slap on the wrist from Palm Beach County prosecutors,” said…

Rep. Frankel Statement After House Passes Resolution Condemning Rape and Sexual Violence Committed by Hamas

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Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-FL-22) released the following statement after the House voted unanimously to pass a bipartisan resolution condemning the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war, including those acts committed by Hamas terrorists on and since October 7th. Rep. Frankel introduced the resolution alongside Reps. Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL-26), Kathy Manning (D-NC-06), and…