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Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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Dec 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S.Wilson issued the following statement after the House passed the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act:

“Today the U.S. House of Representatives took a step toward making our country a more dangerous place. House Republicans, in a largely party line vote, passed the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, which will force every state in the nation to recognize concealed carry standards from every other state.

Oct 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas, Nevada:

Oct 5, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson applauds the announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice that the agency has awarded Metropolitan Dade County and the City of Miami a $3,125,000 and  $1,875,000 grant, respectively, through its Office of Community Oriented Policing Services COPS Hiring Program.

Jul 13, 2016 In The News

Congressional Democrats taking to the Steps of the Capitol Building to mark the one month anniversary of the Orlando nightclub massacre.

The Memorial featuring members of the LGBT Equality Caucus, including South Florida Representatives Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and Frederica Wilson.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaking at the event, which was streamed on Facebook Live, calling for tighter gun control laws in order to stop mass violence. 

Jul 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson was joined in Washington today by Miami-Dade resident Antwan Reeves, whom she invited to speak at a press conference on gun violence. He was chosen to participate after surviving 11 gunshot wounds less than a year ago and was one of a select group of speakers that included parents of slain children and other survivors of gun violence.