Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida


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Jun 2, 2016 Press Release

On May 23, 2016, I sent a letter to Governor Rick Scott urging him to take over the city of Opa-Locka’s finances. As the city’s congressional representative I believe that the decision to take this step was the right thing to do.

May 25, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing titled “Promoting Safe Workplaces Through Effective and Responsible Recordkeeping Standards” to examine OSHA’s recordkeeping and anti-retaliation rule issued by Department of Labor on May 12, 2016.

May 18, 2016 Press Release

Today Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (D-Fla.) and several House lawmakers hosted a press conference in response to the breaking news that one of the 219 Chibok schoolgirls had been rescued more than two years after they were abducted from their dormitory rooms by the world’s deadliest terrorist group, Boko Haram.

May 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Department of Labor issued a final rule strengthening outdated rules for determining workers’ overtime eligibility. Under the new rule, most salaried, white-collar workers who earn less than $47,476 a year, or $913 a week, will be entitled to time-and-a-half pay for hours worked in excess of 40 hours in a week.

May 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Sixty-two years ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that school segregation was unconstitutional. Its Brown v. Board of Education ruling underscored what people of color in communities already knew—that racially segregated, or separate, schools were definitely not equal.

Apr 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “Today we honor the men and women who have lost their lives on the job. As we pay tribute to those who have died while trying to make an honest living, we must also strengthen our resolve to fight to ensure that all Americans work in safe environments,” said Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson.

Apr 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the U.S. State Department as their backdrop, Congresswoman Frederica S.

Apr 7, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response the release of the Department of Labor’s final conflict of interest rule requiring retirement advisers to act in the best interests of their clients.

Apr 7, 2016 Press Release

MIAMI - Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (FL-24) announced that the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation is now accepting applications for the CBC Spouses Education Scholarship. The scholarship was established in 1998 by the spouses of Congressional Black Caucus members in response to federal cuts in spending for education programs and scholarships.