Washington, DC – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson has introduced the Quality Higher Education Act (H.R. 4579), which enhances the accreditation system to ensure that colleges are graduating students with meaningful degrees and preparing them for workplace success.
Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, July 2, 2019, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson will lead a congressional delegation to inspect the Homestead migrant detention facility and investigate the conditions under which detained migrant teenagers are living.
Washington, D.C. – When Alexandria Jones, 15, received an email announcing that she was the District 24 winner of this year’s Congressional Art Competition, she couldn’t believe her eyes. In fact, she didn’t even know she was a contender, because her art teacher, Mack Jackson IV, had submitted her entry without her knowledge.
Washington, D.C. -- Representatives Frederica Wilson (D-FL), Kathy Castor (D-FL), Lois Frankel (D-FL), Val Demings (D-FL), Alcee Hastings, (D-FL), Debbie Murcarsel Powell (D-FL), Darren Soto (D-FL), Donna Shalala (D-FL) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) have issued the following statement in response to violent protests in Haiti:
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Wilson issued the following statement in response to Judge Rodney Smith’s lifetime appointment to the federal bench:
Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, June 15, Congresswoman Frederica S.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Wilson issued the following statement in response to Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan’s decision to not discipline senior officers in the botched Niger ambush:
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.
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.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Wilson issued the following statement in response to reports that the Trump administration plans to send Central American migrants to Florida:
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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