Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

Press Releases

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson released this statement on the Supreme Court’s 4-3 decision to uphold affirmative action at the nation’s public colleges and universities:

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Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

Ten days have passed since the most horrific mass shooting in modern American history, when 49 innocent people were gunned down in in Orlando's Pulse nightclub and even more were injured, yet there has been no movement in the House to vote on measures to help curb this terrible epidemic. A majority of Americans say they support stronger gun control measures.

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Jun 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson released this statement after the Justice Department closed its investigation into the death of Kendrick Johnson:

Jun 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson released the following statement to mark the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting in one of the nation’s oldest black churches:

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Jun 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Bobby Scott (VA-03), Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24), Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) introduced H.R. 5496, a legislative package of bills to update the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to ensure that more workers have access to job-protected leave to care for themselves and their loved ones.

Jun 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Bobby Scott (VA-03), Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24), Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) introduced a legislative package of bills to update the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to ensure that more workers have access to job-protected leave to care for themselves and their loved ones.

Jun 13, 2016 Press Release

MIAMI – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) issued the following statement in response the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando:

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Jun 10, 2016 Press Release

MIAMI – In observance of National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), Monday, June 27, 2016, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) and other elected officials will take confidential HIV tests and encourage the public to join them in taking the test.  Free HIV testing will be available on Monday, June 27, 2016, from 10 a.m.

Jun 9, 2016 Press Release

Muslims in the United States and around the world began this week a month-long period of spirituality and self-reflection. It is a time during which they show compassion for others less fortunate by engaging in acts of charity and fasting from dawn to sunset so that they can experience the hunger and adversity that others face every day.

Jun 3, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressional Full Employment Caucus Co-Chairs Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL)  and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) today released the following statement on May jobs report numbers:

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