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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson was elected to serve as chair of the Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Subcommittee of the House Committee on Education and Labor for the 116th Congress. The HELP Subcommittee has legislative and oversight jurisdiction over laws directly impacting American workers and businesses.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to news reports that the U.S. Department of Education is considering allowing states to use federal tax dollars to purchase guns for teachers:
Miami, FL – On Monday, July 2, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson met with U.S. Attorney Benjamin Greenberg, local law enforcement officials and other stakeholders to discuss gun violence and keeping children safe in District 24 and throughout Miami-Dade County. It was very timely in light of the alarming number of shootings that have occurred. In Miami Gardens alone, 10 people have been shot since June 16 and in the past decade, 300 children have lost their lives to gun violence.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson and members of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force on May 23, 2018, hosted a hearing on gun violence that featured a panel of students from Florida, Maryland and Illinois.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement after House Republicans failed to secure the votes needed to pass its partisan Farm Bill: