Today the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act (S.2163/H.R. 1636), introduced by Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson, to establish a 19-member commission examining the social disparities that disproportionately affect black males in America. Led by Sen.
Miami, FL – Congresswoman Wilson introduced this week H.R. 7607, the Masks for All Act, which would require the use of face masks in all public spaces and outside when one cannot maintain a physical distance of six feet or more from anyone who is not a member of the same household.
Miami, FL – At the urging of Congresswoman Frederica S.
Miami, Fla. – Congresswoman Wilson led a letter to Gov. Ron DeSantis urging him to make free or affordable face coverings universally available throughout the state. In the past few weeks, the rate of confirmed coronavirus infections has surged in Florida, making it one of the nation’s top five hot spots.
Miami, Fla. – Today, Congresswoman Wilson voted to pass H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, House Democrats’ sweeping legislation to invest more than $1.5 trillion in modern, sustainable infrastructure while creating millions of good-paying jobs, combatting the climate crisis and addressing disparities in communities across Florida and throughout the country.
Miami, FL – Congresswoman Wilson, who sits on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, applauds H.R.
Miami, FL – Today, Congresswoman Wilson issued the following statement following the passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act:
Miami, FL – Today, Congresswoman Wilson issued the following statement to recognize the 155th celebration of Juneteenth, when federal officials arrived in Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865, to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation:
Miami, FL – Today, Congresswoman Wilson issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling on the White House’s effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program:
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Wilson this week introduced the Vote from Home America Act (H.R. 7118). The legislation calls for states to send an absentee ballot with a pre-paid, self-addressed return envelope to every registered voter for this year’s upcoming federal elections. Co-sponsors include Representatives David Cicilline (RI-1) and Mark Takano (CA-41).