Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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Nov 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the injunction placed on the Obama Administration’s Overtime Regulation:

Nov 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S.

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Nov 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on Haiti’s upcoming presidential and legislative elections:

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Nov 15, 2016 Press Release

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

2261 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Exhibit: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm | Briefing: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm 

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Nov 15, 2016 Press Release

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

2261 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C.
Exhibit: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm | Briefing: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm 

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Oct 28, 2016 Press Release

(Miami, Florida) – A bipartisan congressional delegation comprised of Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL) and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) will travel to Haiti on Saturday, October 29, 2016, and return to Miami on Sunday, October 30, 2016, on a commercial flight. The purpose of the trip is to examine hurricane relief efforts after Hurricane Matthew.

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Oct 20, 2016 Press Release

MIAMI – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson and Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara Jordan, in conjunction with the Public Defender, Eleventh Judicial Circuit County Court Criminal Division, and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, will host a driver’s license reinstatement event this Friday, October 21, 2016, at 10:00 a.m., at the Richard E.

Oct 19, 2016 Press Release

MIAMI – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson held a press conference today to address the new  Zika zone identified in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood.  She was joined by Dr.

Oct 13, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement today in response to the release of 21 Chibok girls after being held in captivity for 912 days by the terrorist group Boko Haram.

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Mar 2, 2016 In The News
‘Fired up, ready to vote’

Angela Johnson came to the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex armed with a notepad to take notes during former President Bill Clinton’s speech.

Feb 24, 2016 In The News
My Brother’s Keeper is coming to Miami-Dade

Miami-Dade County on Friday threw its support behind President Obama’s campaign to save young men of color, just as the nation’s new education chief launched a complementary campaign to reduce chronic absenteeism among students.

Feb 19, 2016 In The News
Obama initiative to keep kids in school kicks off in Miami-Dade

The new year has barely begun, but gun violence in Miami-Dade has already claimed the lives of at least three teens.

Feb 11, 2016 In The News
U.S. Justice boss visits as feds finalize settlement with Miami police

Spurred by the flashpoint of Ferguson, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is bringing her “community policing tour” to Miami to laud local law enforcement agencies for mending frayed relations with neighborhoods that have been seething for years over police-involved shootings and rampant gun violence.

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Jan 29, 2016 In The News
5000 Role Models of Excellence: A pipeline to success

This week I received a 100 percent rating from the Humane Society, which scores members of Congress on legislative issues related to threatened and endangered species.

Jan 18, 2016 In The News
5000 Role Models helps at-risk students stay on track

North Miami Senior High School student Deandre Chery recalls speaking to inmates at a trip to a prison with the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project.

“They weren’t necessarily bad people — they made bad choices,” said Chery. “I said that could have been me, one day. I said that won’t be me. I’m going to pursue my life.”

Jan 14, 2016 In The News
Who’s that dishing on ‘Real Housewives’? Yes, a Miami Gardens congresswoman

Amid the chatter, shenanigans and silliness that is the Real Housewives TV franchise, comes a moment of real import.

And there’s a Miami-Dade connection.

Feb 2, 2014 In The News
Report: Fla. voters had country’s longest waits to cast ballots
A new report by federal auditors found something folks in Florida already knew: Voting takes a long time in the Sunshine State. A new report released Tuesday found that Florida voter waited far longer than those in other states to cast their votes in the 2012 election. This photo was taken at Miami Beach City Hall during the 2012 election.
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