Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on the anniversary of Dr, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination:
Washington, D.C. – In the current political climate, Democrats and Republicans don’t often agree on much, but in a rare act of bipartisanship, Congress has passed an omnibus package that rejected many of the White House’s harsh budget cuts.
MIAMI, FL – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the passage of legislation mandating generators at all Florida nursing homes:
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2018:
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the collapse of the pedestrian bridge on FIU’s campus:
Washington, D.C. – In response to the news that a bid by Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties has put South Florida in the running to become the home of Amazon’s HQ2, several members of Florida’s congressional delegation have joined the effort to push South Florida to number one.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on the Pentagon’s upcoming report on the Niger ambush in which four American soldiers were killed:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Please join Rep. Frederica Wilson and a bipartisan group of lawmakers for a roundtable discussion with two young women who witnessed their parents’ deaths at the hands of Boko Haram and then were abducted from their homes by the terrorist group.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) became an original co-sponsor of the Assault Weapons Ban introduced today by Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01).
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the shooting incident at Parkland, Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School:
The sold-out breakfast turned into an impromptu tribute to civil rights icon, John Lewis
No one said the name “Donald Trump” at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast Monday but it was clear that most of the speeches supported the keynote speaker, Congressman John Lewis, who is in a feud with Trump.
There was a time that when people heard my story — incarcerated mother, absentee dad — their first inclination was to feel sorry for me. I would have, too, if I were in their place, but the way I grew up, self-pity was a luxury I couldn’t afford.
The French author, historian and philosopher Voltaire once wrote that “faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.” It is a sentiment I am certain several of my congressional colleagues have felt when week after week, I doggedly sought their support in the effort to secure the safe return of hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls who on April 14, 2014, were abducted
As campaigning for Haiti’s on-again, off-again presidential vote begins for the fifth time Thursday, questions continue about whether the storm-ravaged country can hold fair and effective elections so soon after Hurricane Matthew hammered its southern region.
MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Nearly a thousand students are taking a step in the right direction thanks to local police officers who are participating in a mentorship program.
Middle schoolers at Norland Middle School were given a warm welcome by police officers who will soon become their mentors.
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – More than 300 police officers and 1,000 middle school boys held signs that read “stop the murders” as they marched along with Miami Central Senior High School’s band.
Local officials are working to treat the latest Zika zone around Little River, but across Biscayne Bay, more mosquitoes have tested positive for the virus in an area already treated.
Now, some elected leaders are saying that there is another factor beyond bugs, travel and sexual transmission is contributing to the spread of the virus.
MIAMI (WSVN) - Florida officials are ready to take the next step in their battle against the Zika virus, and it could not come at a better time.
A decade ago, when Carlos Martinez was vice chair of The Florida Bar Legal Needs of Children Committee, he urged members to “unchain the children.”
Now Miami-Dade Public Defender, Martinez issued a 10-year status report on stopping the practice of indiscriminately shacking detained children with handcuffs and leg irons in Miami-Dade Juvenile Court.
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