Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida


Again and again, the men and women of our Armed Services demonstrate extraordinary courage and selflessness.  The sacrifices they and their families routinely make are difficult to fathom.  In Congress, I am committed to honoring our service members not only with words but with deeds.  I strongly support President Obama’s efforts to increase funding to the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that all veterans have access to top quality healthcare and employment services.  I am particularly committed to ensuring that our men and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan have the support they need to find meaningful work, a good income, and the social support they need upon arriving home.  For this reason, I am also a strong supporter of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, which provides educational benefits to veterans.   Caring for returning warriors is one of society’s most sacred obligations.  It’s an obligation I promise to uphold.

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Apr 4, 2013 Press Release

Miami, FL — Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (FL-24) will hold a news conference and tour the air traffic control tower at North Perry Airport today, in an effort to save the tower from closure due to the Congressionally-mandated “sequester.”  The tour of the North Perry Airport control tower is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. The news conference will be held at the tower base at 11:00 a.m. Congresswoman Wilson will be joined by Pembroke Pines Mayor Frank Ortis, Miramar Mayor Lori C.

Feb 28, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (FL-24) and colleagues in the US House of Representatives introduced a simple and straightforward bill to end Washington's current budget crisis and prevent a new recession.
Feb 1, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL) issued the following statement in honor of Black History Month:
Feb 1, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL) released the following statement today after the United States Department of Labor announced that the economy added 157,000 jobs and the unemployment rate rose slightly to 7.9 percent in January.
Jan 23, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (FL-24) released the following statement regarding the House's consideration of H.R. 325, which would suspend the "debt ceiling," for a period of three months: