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Frankel Advocates for Global Women’s Empowerment, Israel Security Assistance in Appropriations Bill

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With Key Frankel Provisions Included, State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill Heads to House Floor for Final Passage Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement after helping pass the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Agencies funding bill for Fiscal Year 2023 out of the…

MENG, WALTZ, FRANKEL AND HOULAHAN INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION AFFIRMING THE ROLE OF THE U.S. IN ELIMINATING SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN CONFLICT

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, and Reps. Michael Waltz (R-FL), Lois Frankel (D-FL) and Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced today that they introduced a bipartisan resolution affirming the role of the United States in eliminating sexual violence in conflict. The resolution aims to call…

Rep. Frankel Statement on Senate Passage of Ukraine Supplemental

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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,…

Women, Peace, and Security Caucus Co-Chairs Frankel, Waltz Statement on Taliban’s Order to Shut Down Girls’ High Schools

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Washington, DC – Today, Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Caucus Representatives Lois Frankel (FL-21) and Michael Waltz (FL-06) released the following statement in response to the Taliban’s order that girls’ high schools in Afghanistan be shut down. “The Taliban’s refusal to reopen girls’ high schools threatens the future for millions of Afghan girls, and the…

Rep. Frankel Statement on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s Address to Congress, President Biden’s Response

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement in response to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s address to the U.S. Congress and President Biden’s announcement in response. In his address, Zelensky expressed gratitude for the overwhelming U.S. support for the Ukrainian people and asked for additional assistance in their fight…

Women, Peace, and Security Caucus Co-Chairs Frankel, Waltz Statement on International Women’s Day

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Caucus Representatives Lois Frankel (FL-21) and Michael Waltz (FL-06) released the following statement recognizing International Women’s Day. “Increasing women’s participation in peace and security efforts is crucial to advancing gender equality and to broader international security,” said Rep.…

Rep. Frankel Statement on President Biden’s State of the Union Address

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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…

Rep. Frankel Statement on Russian Invasion of Ukraine, Biden Administration Response

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West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement in support of President Biden’s announcement of further sanctions and export controls against Russia in response to its invasion of Ukraine. The sanctions, which were announced following the President’s meeting with G7 leaders, will be implemented in coordination with NATO and allies from…

Rep. Frankel Statement on Russian Aggression Against Ukraine, President Biden’s Response

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West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement in response to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and President Biden’s announcement that the United States would join the European Union and the United Kingdom in establishing new financial sanctions on Russia. “Vladimir Putin’s hostility in Ukraine is not only a threat to the…