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Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, June 15, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson led a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and the acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, Russell Vought, urging them to reconsider planned funding cuts to services provided to unaccompanied minors in federal detention.
Washington, D.C. – On Friday, May 3, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson reintroduced the Vaccinate All Children Act to promote the immunization of public school children and prevent public health crises. The legislation would disallow states from offering non-medical exemptions for meeting school vaccine requirements. Children for whom immunization is medically safe would be required to be vaccinated in accordance with the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.
MIAMI, FL – In observance of National HIV Testing Day, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson is teaming up with Walgreens, Greater Than AIDS, and several health clinics throughout Miami-Dade County to promote free HIV testing on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.
MIAMI, FL – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) and State Senator Eleanor Sobel will partner for a hurricane preparedness workshop on Thursday, May 31. Representatives from the Broward County School Board, Miami-Dade County Schools, Broward County government, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, the American Red Cross, and other organizations will provide updates on emergency shelter preparedness.
Washington, D.C. – In the current political climate, Democrats and Republicans don’t often agree on much, but in a rare act of bipartisanship, Congress has passed an omnibus package that rejected many of the White House’s harsh budget cuts. The legislation, signed by President Donald Trump before lawmakers left Washington for a two-week recess, included $10 million to help Haiti combat cholera.