Miami, FL – Representatives Frederica Wilson and Al Lawson, Jr., sent a letter this week to President Donald Trump urging him to amend Florida’s Major Disaster Declaration to allow the state to administer the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. D-SNAP enables people who are not typically eligible for SNAP but have been impacted by a disaster to receive food bene
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Wilson introduced the Haitian Deportation Relief Act, which calls for the suspension of deportations of Haitian nationals until the COVID-19 pandemic has ended in both the United States and Haiti.
Miami, FL – Congresswoman Wilson led a letter to State Surgeon General Scott Rivkees and Governor Ron DeSantis seeking information related to ensuring safe access to dialysis treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic and the risk that COVID-19 poses to Floridians with kidney disease.
Congresswoman Wilson is leading a letter to House leadership urging Congress to include more than $200 billion in the next coronavirus relief package. The pandemic has had a devastating impact on state and local government budgets as a result of massive losses of tax revenues.
Miami, FL – Congresswoman Wilson plans to send a letter to State Surgeon General
Scott A Rivkees and Governor Ron DeSantis seeking information related to ensuring safe access to dialysis treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic and the risk that COVID-19 poses to Floridians with kidney disease.
Miami, FL – Congresswoman Wilson issued the following statement in response to the passage of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating effect on millions of Americans’ health and well-being and the nation’s economy.
Miami, FL -- Congresswoman Wilson is leading a Florida congressional delegation letter to Governor Ron DeSantis, urging him allow Florida to opt in to the Medicaid expansion provision in the Affordable Care Act.
Miami, FL –Congresswoman Wilson will soon introduce the Haitian Deportation Relief Act, which calls for the suspension of deportations of Haitian nationals until the COVID-19 pandemic has ended in both the United States and Haiti.
Miami, FL – Congresswoman Wilson plans to send a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services seeking information related to continued access to HIV treatment and care during the COVID-19 pandemic and the risk that the novel coronavirus poses to people living with HIV.
President Donald Trump announced on Monday that the United States and Mexico have reached agreement on revisions to parts of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), while a bipartisan contingent including U.S. Reps. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), Tom Rooney (R-FL), and Vern Buchanan (R-FL) are urging that consideration of Florida’s specialty crop industry be part of any final trade deal.
Insisting they want to help ports across the state, Florida’s two U.S. senators and several of the state’s delegation in the U.S. House are calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to change how the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS) charges importers to fumigate produce imported into the U.S.
MIRAMAR, FLA. (WSVN) - Residents and community leaders gathered for a town hall meeting at the Miramar Cultural Center regarding the Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in the city.
WASHINGTON – Florida lawmakers on Monday blasted President Trump over taking Vladimir Putin's word that Russia did not interfere in the 2016 election, a conclusion that stands in dramatic contrast to widely held views among the intelligence community and on Capitol Hill.
MIAMI – On Monday, July 2, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson met with U.S. Attorney Benjamin Greenberg, local law enforcement officials and other stakeholders to discuss gun violence and keeping children safe in District 24 and throughout Miami-Dade County.
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – State, local and federal authorities came together at City of Miami Police headquarters to speak about the gun violence that’s plaguing our community, particularly victimizing young people, and ways to address it.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) on Wednesday sharply criticized the actions of protesters who have directly confronted Trump administration officials in recent days, saying that some of their behavior “borders on illegal.”
HOMESTEAD — Florida Sen. Bill Nelson and four of the state’s Democratic House members toured a detention center where about 100 immigrant children taken from their parents are being held.
The Brownsville centers were brightly painted and featured murals that included images of former President Obama and our current commander-in-chief, Donald J. Trump, who inexplicably created this crisis that has brought our nation to another new low. The facility in Homestead, a former Job Corps site, by contrast was less well-maintained — serviceable, but dreary.
After photos emerged of immigrant children being housed in detainee centers along the border, the question began circulating social media, activist spaces and the halls of Congress: Where are the girls?
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