Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to Amazon’s plan to raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on calls for an FBI investigation of Judge Kavanaugh:
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on the 14th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act to highlight Rep. Ron DeSantis’ opposition to this landmark legislation:
“Seventeen years ago, we as a nation collectively experienced shock, grief, and fear as we witnessed the worst terrorist attacks in American history. At the time an incident of such scale on our shores was unthinkable, but in the years since we have been forced to face a new reality.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to an audio tape of President Donald J. Trump making jokes during a discussion about the deadly ambush in Niger:
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to news reports that the U.S. Department of Education is considering allowing states to use federal tax dollars to purchase guns for teachers:
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement after the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes her amendment that requires the Department of Defense to implement policy and operational changes to avoid deadly incidents like the ambush in Niger that led to the deaths of four American soldiers:
Washington, D.C. – House Democrats today introduced the Violence Against Women Reauthorization (VAWA) Act of 2018. The original legislation, first passed in 1994, will expire on September 30, 2018.
Miami, FL – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the unrest in Haiti:
Miami, FL – 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. It was very timely in light of the alarming number of shootings that have occurred.
More than 100 members of Congress are sounding the alarm over Haiti's deadly cholera epidemic and the victims of the waterborne disease who are still awaiting compensation from the United Nations.
In the days after Hurricane Irma swept through South Florida last September, knocking out power across the region, 14 patients at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills died from sweltering conditions. Twelve of those deaths were ruled homicides by the state.
The 5000 Role Models of Excellence conducted its 2nd Annual Awards Ceremony and Dinner at William M. Raines High. Students from the Raines High Culinary program catered the event. The celebration honored 5000 Role Models of Excellence student leaders and graduating seniors who have gone above and beyond for the 2017-2018 school year.
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.