Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida


Latest News

Jul 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson applauded House passage of the “Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act,” which includes funding for 11 projects in Florida’s 24th congressional district. Rep.

Jun 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the sentencing of former police officer, Derek Chauvin:

Jun 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC --  Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson, chair of the Education and Labor Committee’s Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee, held the third in a series of hearings on reauthorizing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) to examine successful models of employment for justice-involved individuals.

Jun 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington DC – The Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in America Act passed by the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee includes the Transportation Equity Act introduced by Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson to re-establish the Advisory Committee on Transportation Equity within the Department of Transportation.

May 25, 2021 Press Release

Miami, FL – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement to mark the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder:

May 22, 2021 Press Release

Miami, FL — Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson issued the following statement on Temporary Protected Status for Haitians:

Apr 28, 2021 Press Release

Miami, FL -- Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (D-FL) released the below statement following the passing of her beloved staff member and community leader Shirlee Lafleur:

Apr 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  –  Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response the jurors’ verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial:

Apr 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson proudly voted for the passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which strengthens and closes loopholes in the 1963 Equal Pay Act, including providing effective remedies for workers who are not being paid equal pay for equal work. 


Aug 27, 2018 In The News
Buchanan, Curbelo, Rooney want Florida’s specialty crops protected in final trade deal

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.

Aug 19, 2018 In The News
Florida Delegation to USDA: Change APHIS Fees at Florida Ports

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. 

Aug 8, 2018 In The News
Residents, community leaders gather for ICE town hall meeting in Miramar

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.

Jul 16, 2018 In The News
Florida lawmakers blast Trump for not calling out Putin

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.

Jul 4, 2018 In The News
Congresswoman Wilson Working with Stakeholders to Address Gun Violence

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.

Jul 2, 2018 In The News
State & Local Leaders Discuss Ways To End Gun Violence In South Florida

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.

Jun 27, 2018 In The News
Congressional Black Caucus rallies behind Maxine Waters as feud over civility continues

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.”

Jun 25, 2018 In The News
Senator, House members tour child detention facility

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.

Jun 25, 2018 In The News
Migrant girls are particularly vulnerable in detention centers

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.

Jun 22, 2018 In The News
Democratic lawmaker on detained children: ‘Where are the girls?’

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?