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Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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May 22, 2019 Press Release

MIAMI, FL – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson and former state senator Eleanor Sobel will hold a press conference on Friday, May 24, to release and distribute the Congressional Consortium for Safe Seniors’ Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response Guide and provide an update on the consortium’s work. The guide, which is the result of a collaborative effort by many community partners, will be a helpful resource for nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other stakeholders and constituents as hurricane season approaches. 

May 16, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson voted to pass H.R 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a major piece of legislation that addresses two top concerns of the American people – lowering prescription drug prices and defending vital protections for people with pre-existing conditions.  This bill is a critical component of the For The People agenda.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Wilson voted to pass H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act, to block the Trump administration’s dangerous October 2018 guidance that gives states the ability to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions. 

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following response to President Trump’s call to end surprise medical billing:

May 7, 2019 Press Release

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.