MIAMI, FL – Today Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson joined Republican Congressmen Carlos Curbelo and Mario Diaz-Balart at a press conference to applaud the passage of a continuing resolution that includes $1.1 billion to combat the Zika virus. The funding is part of a stopgap spending bill to keep the federal government open through December 9.
Today marks the third anniversary of the Dominican Constitutional Court’s decision to strip the hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of foreign descent of their citizenship, the majority of whom are of Haitian descent. They are also being denied the legal rights and protections to which they were previously entitled.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, September 22, overwhelmingly passed the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act (H.R. 5963) by a vote of 382-29. Congresswoman Frederica S.
Washington, D.C.--Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson today issued the following statement in recognition of 9/11.
Washington, D.C.--Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson today joined Vice President Joe Biden, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, and House and Senate Democrats at a press event on the steps of the U. S. Capitol to urge Republicans to join with Democrats to address pressing issues. Legislation to address the Zika virus is a top priority.
MIAMI – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson today applauded the U.S. Department of Education’s award of Federal TRIO grants to Miami-Dade and Broward Colleges. The grants will assist low-income students, disadvantaged youth, and first-generation college students in Miami-Dade and Broward counties by strengthening the training of TRIO educators in the state.
MIAMI – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) will make calls this week to residents living in the Wynwood, Overtown, and Little Haiti neighborhoods to alert them about confirmed mosquito-borne Zika virus transmissions in nearby Wynwood.
MIAMI – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) requested a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Emergency Response Team activation following 14 confirmed mosquito-borne Zika virus transmissions in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami.
Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, July 9, 2016, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson joined Miami Mayor Carlos A. Giminez, PortMiami director Juan M.