Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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Sep 18, 2017 Press Release

MIAMI, FL – In the wake of the death of eight seniors at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) will host a town hall on strengthening compliance and standards at long-term care facilities on Tuesday.

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the deaths of eight residents of the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills:

“Eight patients at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills tragically lost their lives today because of a ‘prolonged power failure’ that shut down the facility’s air conditioning system. After the first three patients died, more than 100 others were evacuated to various medical facilities, one of which is just across the street from the nursing home.

Jun 23, 2017 Press Release

MIAMI, FL – In observance of National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) will team up with Walgreens, Greater Than AIDS, and several health clinics throughout Miami-Dade County to offer free HIV testing.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the White House budget:

“The Trump budget is an all-out assault on the poor. Once again, the administration has prioritized the needs of the rich over the poor.

“The budget double-downs on Medicaid with a $610 billion cut on top of the cuts made in the Republicans’ health care bill. It literally takes food out of the mouths of babes by cutting $190 billion from SNAP over a ten-year period.