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Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

Press Releases

Apr 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – April 14 will mark the five-year anniversary of the abduction of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls by the terrorist group Boko Haram. While most of the Chibok girls either escaped or have been released by their captors, 112 remain missing. 

Mar 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Unions are engines of economic mobility that played an essential role in building the nation’s middle class. In the past 40-plus years, however, union membership has decreased by 50 percent and workers are paying the price with stagnant wages and fewer workplace protections.

Mar 21, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to news of Gen. John Kelly’s use of video footage of him making a false accusation about her to launch a speaking career:

Mar 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – More than 50 years have passed since the enactment of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and the nation’s college and university campuses are indisputably more diverse than ever.

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Mar 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Education and Labor Committee on Wednesday, March 6, will markup the Raise the Wage Act, legislation that would gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2024. The six-step proposal will boost the bottom line for nearly 40 million hardworking Americans and their local economies.

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Mar 1, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs for immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Sudan until January 2020. The extension was made to comply with a court injunction issued last October by the U.S.

Feb 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to a proposal to offer federal tax credits for contributions to private schools:

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Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Education and Labor Committee approved the Rebuild America’s School Act (H.R. 865). This legislation addresses the chronic underfunding of school infrastructure and the state of disrepair at too many American public schools. H.R.

Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson will join Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Tuesday, February 19, on a tour of the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Minor Children. Homestead is the nation’s largest facility housing migrant children.

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