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Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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May 29, 2020 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Wilson hosted a forum titled “An Impending Crisis: COVID-19 in Haiti, Ongoing Instability, and the Dangers of Continued U.S.

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May 22, 2020 Press Release

Miami, FL – Representatives Frederica Wilson and Al Lawson, Jr., sent a letter this week to President Donald Trump urging him to amend Florida’s Major Disaster Declaration to allow the state to administer the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. D-SNAP enables people who are not typically eligible for SNAP but have been impacted by a disaster to receive food bene

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May 18, 2020 Press Release
Miami, FL – Congresswoman Wilson applauds the passage of The Heroes Act, House Democrats’ urgently-needed legislation to address the unprecedented coronavirus health and economic crisis and provide desperately needed support for struggling families and essential workers, with funds for testing and tracing measures, key support for frontline workers and strengthened assistance for the American people.
May 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Wilson introduced the Haitian Deportation Relief Act, which calls for the suspension of deportations of Haitian nationals until the COVID-19 pandemic has ended in both the United States and Haiti.

May 8, 2020 Press Release

 

Miami, FL – Congresswoman Wilson led a letter to State Surgeon General Scott Rivkees and Governor Ron DeSantis seeking information related to ensuring safe access to dialysis treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic and the risk that COVID-19 poses to Floridians with kidney disease.

May 8, 2020 Press Release

Congresswoman Wilson is leading a letter to House leadership urging Congress to include more than $200 billion in the next coronavirus relief package. The pandemic has had a devastating impact on state and local government budgets as a result of massive losses of tax revenues.

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Apr 28, 2020 Press Release

Miami, FL – Congresswoman Wilson plans to send a letter to State Surgeon General

Scott A Rivkees and Governor Ron DeSantis seeking information related to ensuring safe access to dialysis treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic and the risk that COVID-19 poses to Floridians with kidney disease.

Apr 24, 2020 Press Release

Miami, FL – Congresswoman Wilson issued the following statement in response to the passage of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating effect on millions of Americans’ health and well-being and the nation’s economy.

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Apr 24, 2020 Press Release

Miami, FL -- Congresswoman Wilson is leading a Florida congressional delegation letter to Governor Ron DeSantis, urging him allow Florida to opt in to the Medicaid expansion provision in the Affordable Care Act.

Apr 20, 2020 Press Release

Miami, FL –Congresswoman Wilson will soon introduce the Haitian Deportation Relief Act, which calls for the suspension of deportations of Haitian nationals until the COVID-19 pandemic has ended in both the United States and Haiti.

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Jun 21, 2018 In The News
Congressional Democrats slam Rick Scott over Hurricane Irma debris removal

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Jun 15, 2018 In The News
U.S. Congress to U.N.: What are you doing to compensate Haiti's cholera victims?

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.

May 31, 2018 In The News
In Light Of Last Year's Hollywood Hills Tragedy, Seniors Get Advice As Hurricane Season Begins

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. 

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May 26, 2018 In The News
5000 Role Models of Excellence Provides Incentives to Graduating Seniors and Student Leaders

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.

Jan 19, 2017 In The News
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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.

Jan 17, 2017 In The News
5000 Role Models smoothed out a rocky path for me

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.

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Nov 16, 2016 In The News
Don't Stop Believing

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

Nov 3, 2016 In The News
Haiti restarts presidential election campaigning but doubts persist about vote

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.

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Oct 26, 2016 In The News
Election-Themed Coloring Book Is About As Meditative As We’re Gonna Get

How many state senators can you name? OK, besides Bernie Sanders. And Elizabeth Warren.

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Oct 26, 2016 In The News
Police mentor Norland middle schoolers in 5000 Role Models program

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.