Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22), Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus, Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Ranking Member of the Appropriations Committee, Teresa Leger Fernandez (NM-03), and Nikema Williams (GA-05), led 142 Members in introducing a resolution to recognize March 14th as Equal Pay Day. This day marks how long into 2023 the average woman must work to make what… Read more »
Washington, DC—Today, Reps. Lois Frankel (D-FL-21) and Michael Waltz (R-FL-06), co-chairs of the Women, Peace, and Security Caucus, released the following statement after the House Foreign Affairs Committee voted to advance the Keeping Girls in School Act—a bill dedicated to closing the gender parity gap in education and keeping girls in school when they are most at risk of dropping… Read more »
Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Lois Frankel (D-FL-21) and Ken Buck (R-CO-04), joined by Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), Judiciary Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law Subcommittee Chairman David Cicilline (D-RI-01) and Vice Chair Pramila Jayapal (D-WA-07), and Representatives Morgan Griffith (R-VA-09), Cheri Bustos (D-IL-07), and Burgess… Read more »
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… Read more »
Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill will Empower Employees to Speak Out Against Harassment
Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Lois Frankel (D-FL-21), John Katko (R-NY-24), Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01), Lisa Blunt-Rochester (D-Del), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), along with 60 additional cosponsors, re-introduced the Ending the Monopoly of Power Over Workplace… Read more »
Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) announced a new simplified, bilingual, and mobile-friendly tool for parents who are eligible for the Child Tax Credit (CTC) but who have not yet received a payment or need to update their status. GetCTC.org has been rolled out just in time for the third round of CTC payments to hit the bank accounts of American families.
Most families will… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after voting to advance President Biden’s Build Back Better Plan.
“Today’s vote paves the way for President Biden’s Build Back Better plan, a transformative agenda that will deliver more jobs, tax cuts for working families, and lower costs for everyday Americans,” said Rep. Frankel. “The legislation… Read more »
Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21), announced $2.47 billion for Florida child care providers to open safely, keep workers on payroll, and lower costs for hardworking families.
“Safe, affordable child care is critical to getting our economy back up and running,” said Rep. Frankel. “Parents aren’t going back to work if they don’t have a trusted place for their children to be during… Read more »
Today, Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Co-Chairs Congresswomen Jackie Speier (CA-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), and Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) and Vice Chair Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16) were joined by Members of the Democratic Women’s Caucus in sending a letter to President Biden and Vice President Harris urging inclusion of social infrastructure in any future recovery or… Read more »
Today, Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21), and Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) led 138 Members in introducing a resolution to highlight Equal Pay Day on March 24, the day when women’s earnings from last year finally catch up to what men earned in 2020.
The average woman working full-time, year-round will make 82 cents for every dollar… Read more »