Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida


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Mar 23, 2016 News Items

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Mar 15, 2016 Press Release

Congratulations to Dr. John King, Jr., whom the Senate confirmed today to lead the U.S. Department of Education. Secretary King brings to the position experience at the local, state and federal levels and is deeply committed to ensuring that all children, no matter their zip code or the color of their skin, have equal access to the quality education they deserve.

Mar 4, 2016 Press Release

Responding to the senseless gun violence that is disproportionately impacting Florida’s Congressional District 24, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson has appealed to the Department of Justice for program and funding assistance.

Mar 1, 2016 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Today, Rep. Frederica S. Wilson joined millions of Americans in marking the annual celebration of March as Women’s History Month – a commemoration that has occurred in America since 1987.

Feb 29, 2016 Press Release

Two years ago, President Obama unveiled “My Brother’s Keeper,” a bold initiative to address the challenges faced by boys and young men of color and close opportunity gaps.

Feb 25, 2016 Press Release

On Wednesday, February 24, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson was invited to attend a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade hearing titled “Boko Haram: The Islamist Insurgency in West Africa.”

Feb 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, February 19, 2016, Miami-Dade County will accept President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge.” Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez will welcome Acting U.S. Education Secretary John King, Missouri Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, and other national and local leaders at this historic event.

Feb 16, 2016 Press Release

The appointment of Senator Jocelerme Privert to serve as Haiti’s provisional president is good news. The fact that lawmakers moved so swiftly is a positive sign that could help ease the international community’s lingering concerns.

Feb 15, 2016 Press Release

“I applaud President Obama for nominating Acting Secretary John King to serve as U.S. Secretary of Education. Throughout his career, Dr. King has demonstrated a commitment to high standards and advancing educational equity and opportunities for all students. As the Department of Education implements the Every Student Succeeds Act, his nomination comes at a critical time.