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  • 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 Announces Special Opportunity for Low-Income Residents to Sign Up for Health Care
    Posted in Press Releases on April 1, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Growing Jobs and the Economy, Health Care

    Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21), announced a new opportunity for low-income individuals to sign-up for Affordable Care Act plans through the end of 2022. “More than ever before, it is important that we keep ourselves and our neighbors healthy,” said Rep. Frankel. “Thanks to funding from the American Rescue Plan, low-income residents who do not have health insurance or can no longer afford their plan may now be eligible for low-cost or no-cost health care.” To find out... Read more

  • Reps. Frankel Statement on Biden Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Growing Jobs and the Economy

    Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21), member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s fiscal year 2023 (FY23) budget proposal. “President Biden is committed to building a better America for the people, and his FY23 budget proposal lays the groundwork for how we’ll continue to work toward this important goal while lowering the deficit, fighting inflation, and creating more jobs,” said Rep. Frankel. “I am especial... Read more

  • Frankel Announces Millions in Funding for Local Projects
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Growing Jobs and the Economy, Transportation and Infrastructure

    Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced funding for nine local community projects included in the Federal Fiscal Year 2022 spending bill. “I’m happy to report that several important local projects were included in this year’s budget, at my request,” said Rep. Frankel. “These programs range from improving local health systems, to empowering women and girls, helping our homeless neighbors, and investing in workforce dev... Read more

  • Reps. Frankel Votes for Funding Bills that Build a Better America
    Posted in Press Releases on March 9, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Growing Jobs and the Economy

    Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) issued the following statement after voting for a collection of funding bills for FY 2022. “I am proud of this government funding legislation that delivers transformative federal investments that lower the cost of living for working families, create good-paying American jobs, and uplift our seniors and veterans,” said Rep. Frankel. “The bill underscores our commitment to democratic values at home and abroad furthering House Democrats’ c... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on President Biden’s State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on March 1, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Growing Jobs and the Economy, Foreign Affairs

    Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement in response to President Biden’s first State of the Union address. “President Biden and Democrats are building a better America and standing up for our values at home and abroad,” said Rep. Frankel. “We’ve already witnessed historic economic growth under the Biden-Harris Administration, including the most new jobs created in a year and largest drop in unemployment ever. The plan the President outlined tod... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on Passing the America COMPETES Act of 2022
    Posted in Press Releases on February 4, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Growing Jobs and the Economy

    West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after the House passed the America Creating Opportunities for Manufacturing, Pre-Eminence in Technology, and Economic Strength (America COMPETES) Act of 2022, a bold legislative package that makes transformational new investments in research, innovation, and manufacturing to fix supply chain issues and strengthen American global competitiveness. “The America COMPETES Act is a big win for workers, bus... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Celebrates One Year of the Biden Administration
    Posted in In the News on January 20, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Growing Jobs and the Economy, Transportation and Infrastructure

    West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement as the Biden Administration marked its one-year anniversary in office. “President Biden and Vice President Harris inherited several crises when they took office, including an economic downturn that left millions unemployed and a dire public health emergency that had taken hundreds of thousands of lives,” said Rep. Frankel. “From day one, the Administration has been working tirelessly with Congression... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on the Last Round of Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments Hitting Bank Accounts
    Posted in Press Releases on December 15, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Growing Jobs and the Economy

    West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement as the last disbursement of 2021 Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments hit bank accounts. “I’ve heard from families all across Palm Beach County who tell me how these Child Tax Credit payments allowed them to put food on the table for their children,” said Rep. Frankel. “No parent should be working two jobs and still struggling to keep a roof over their family’s heads. That’s why the expanded Child Tax Cre... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on Raising Debt Limit
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Growing Jobs and the Economy

    West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after voting to raise the debt limit. “Addressing the debt limit is not about future spending, it’s about meeting obligations that we already made to everyday Americans, like Social Security payments, veterans’ benefits, and COVID-19 economic relief,” said Rep. Lois Frankel. “Today, we took a stand to protect the full faith and credit of the United States. Now we need to turn our attention to passin... Read more