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