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  • Rep. Frankel Announces New Bridge Funding for State, Local Governments
    Posted in Press Releases on June 14, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation and Infrastructure

    Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement in response to President Biden and the Department of Transportation opening the application process for the new competitive Bridge Investment Program from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The program includes nearly $2.4 billion to help plan, replace, rehabilitate, protect, and preserve bridges in Fiscal Year 2022. “Bridges are connectors. They link us to jobs, doctors’ appointments, and educational opportunitie... 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, Wasserman Schultz Respond to Critics of Everglades Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Our Environment, Transportation and Infrastructure

    West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Representatives Lois Frankel (FL-21) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement in response to a Republican-led press conference criticizing the White House’s historic $1.1 billion investment in Everglades restoration through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The funding—the largest allocation the project has ever received—was announced earlier this month. “My Florida Republican colleagues made a choice. Instead of participating in the neg... 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 Announces Historic Funding for Everglades
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Our Environment, Transportation and Infrastructure

    Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement in response to the White House sending $1.1 billion in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding to Everglades restoration—the largest allocation the project has ever received. “Thanks to the leadership of President Biden, Florida will be receiving the biggest infusion of federal funding for Everglades restoration projects in our state’s history,” said Rep. Frankel. “The Everglades is a beautiful and delicate ecosystem that s... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Responds to Critics of President Biden’s Everglades Funding Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on January 19, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Protecting Our Environment, Transportation and Infrastructure

    West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement in response to Republican Members criticizing the White House’s announcement of $1.1 billion in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding to Everglades restoration—the largest allocation the project has ever received. “We should be celebrating this historic win for Florida instead of trying to score political points for criticizing the President,” said Rep. Frankel. “Everglades restoration is a complex, ... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Announces Funding Eligibility for Three Local Bridges Through New Infrastructure Law
    Posted in Press Releases on January 14, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation and Infrastructure

    West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) announced funding opportunities for three local bridges in Delray Beach and West Palm Beach through a new program the Department of Transportation launched today as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. “We are just starting to feel the benefits of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, and safer bridges are some of the most tangible ways we’ll see this historic package get to work for our community,” said Rep. Frankel. “This progr... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Announces Nearly $1.4 million to Delray Beach for Hurricane Irma Expenses
    Posted in Press Releases on December 9, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation and Infrastructure

    Washington, DC – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) announced that Delray Beach will receive $1,395,121 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for protective measures in response to Hurricane Irma. The money will reimburse the city for costs relating to emergency sewage pumping, sandbagging at police stations, safety inspections, supplies and commodities to citizens, and the purchase of generators to supply temporary power to multiple areas citywide. “Four years ago, Hurrica... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Celebrates Signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 15, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation and Infrastructure

    Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after attending President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signing ceremony at the White House. “The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is a historic win for Florida and for all Americans,” said Rep. Frankel. “I was honored to be in attendance as President Joe Biden signed this legislation into law to create millions of good paying jobs, modernize our bridges, roads, and publi... Read more

  • Rep. Frankel Statement on Historic Infrastructure Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on November 5, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation and Infrastructure

    West Palm Beach, FL – Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after voting to pass the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. “This package will create millions of good paying jobs, modernizing our bridges, roads, and public transportation systems while making historic investments in broadband, electric vehicles, green infrastructure and clean drinking water,” said Rep. Frankel. “I look forward to passing the rest of President Biden’s Build Back Be... Read more