Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

Press Releases

Oct 5, 2016 Press Release

Miami, FL – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson on Tuesday, October 5, 2016, spoke by telephone with Kenneth Merten, the U.S. State Department’s special coordinator for Haiti; Jeremy Konyndyk, director of the U.S.

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Sep 30, 2016 Press Release

Today we mark yet another sad milestone in the saga of the nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram on April 14, 2014. It is the 900th day that 218 of the girls have been held in captivity by what is now known as the world’s deadliest terrorist group, a title Boko Haram earned for abducting, burning, raping, and butchering tens of thousands of innocent people.

Sep 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington -- Today Congresswoman Wilson issued the following statement after learning of the passing of Shimon Peres:

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Sep 29, 2016 Press Release

MIAMI, FL – Today Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson joined Republican Congressmen Carlos Curbelo and Mario Diaz-Balart at a press conference to applaud the passage of a continuing resolution that includes $1.1 billion to combat the Zika virus.  The funding is part of a stopgap spending bill to keep the federal government open through December 9.

Sep 23, 2016 Press Release

Today marks the third anniversary of the Dominican Constitutional Court’s decision to strip the hundreds of thousands of Dominicans of foreign descent of their citizenship, the majority of whom are of Haitian descent. They are also being denied the legal rights and protections to which they were previously entitled.

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Sep 23, 2016 Press Release

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, September 22, overwhelmingly passed the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act (H.R. 5963) by a vote of 382-29. Congresswoman Frederica S.

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Sep 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.--Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson today issued the following statement in recognition of 9/11.

Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.--Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson today joined Vice President Joe Biden, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, and House and Senate Democrats at a press event on the steps of the U. S. Capitol to urge Republicans to join with Democrats to address pressing issues. Legislation to address the Zika virus is a top priority.

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