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Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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Mar 28, 2018 Press Release

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.

Mar 27, 2018 Press Release

MIAMI, FL – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the passage of legislation mandating generators at all Florida nursing homes:

Feb 6, 2018 Press Release

MIAMI – In observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson will partner with the Miami-Dade County Florida Department of Health to offer HIV testing on Wednesday, February 7.

Dec 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4667, an $81 billion disaster aid package.  The package includes language provided by Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson to protect seniors in nursing homes during natural disasters. 

“Hurricanes are as much a part of Florida’s ecosystem as its coral reefs, so we must be as proactive as possible in how we prepare for these inevitable storms. Such planning will help us save lives and reduce recovery costs,” the congresswoman said.

Dec 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In another initiative to prevent the kind of negligence that led to the deaths of 14 residents of the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson has added important language to the Disaster Recovery Reform Act. The bipartisan legislation, which has been considered and approved by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, “focuses on improving pre-disaster planning and mitigation to reduce the future loss of life and the rising costs of disasters.”

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