Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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May 6, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on the release of dozens of Chibok Girls:

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson today released the following statement on National Teacher Appreciation Week:

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May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the passage of the American Health Care Act:

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May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson joined congressional colleagues and sorors at a news conference today to decry the discovery of bananas hanging from nooses tied to trees on the campus of American University in Washington, D.C.

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May 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s decision to not run for re-election:

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. military airstrike in Syria:

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson today marked Equal Pay Day and cosponsored the Paycheck Fairness Act, which aims to strengthen the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and guarantee that women can challenge pay discrimination and hold employers accountable.

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on House Republicans’ failed effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act:

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Jun 16, 2016 In The News
Representatives Scott, Wilson, Maloney and Schakowsky Introduce Legislation to Update the Family and Medical Leave Act

WASHINGTON–(ENEWSPF)–June 16, 2016.  Today, Representatives Bobby Scott (VA-03), Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24), Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), introduced a legislative package to update the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to help workers balance work and family life.

Jun 2, 2016 In The News
Rep. Frederica Wilson’s ‘5000 Role Models’ project focuses on young Black males

Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) hosted a summit on Capitol Hill focused on mentoring for African American males. Wilson was joined by Reps. Danny Davis (D-Ill.), Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.), Joaquin Castro (D-Texas), and Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.).

May 25, 2016 In The News
Lawmakers Respond to Chibok Schoolgirl Return

Last week one of the 219 Nigerian Chibok schoolgirls was rescued from captivity after being kidnapped by terrorist group Boko Haram more than two years ago.

Lawmakers, advocates and support groups rejoiced for the victory during a news conference on Wednesday, May 18 on Capitol Hill Northwest.

May 24, 2016 In The News
U.S. Lawmakers, Mentors Reach Out to Young, Black Males at Recent Forum

Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) hosted a recent summit on Capitol Hill focused on mentoring for African American males. Wilson was joined by Reps. Danny Davis (D-Ill.), Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.), Joaquin Castro (D-Texas), and Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.).

May 19, 2016 In The News
Haiti - 213th of Flag : Statement by Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson

Wednesday, as part of the 213th anniversary of the creation of the Haitian flag, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) declared :

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May 19, 2016 In The News
Chibok Girls — Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson and House Lawmakers Hold Press Conference in Response to Rescue of One Missing Chibok Girl

Yesterday, May 18, 2016, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (D-Fla.) and several House lawmakers hosted a press conference in response to the breaking news that one of the 219 Chibok schoolgirls had been rescued more than two years after they were abducted from their dormitory rooms by the world’s deadliest terrorist group, Boko Haram.

May 18, 2016 In The News
Florida Rep Launches New Congressional My Brother’s Keeper Caucus

A new focus on the lives and well-being of at-risk boys and young men of color is taking shape in Congress, said Rep. Frederica S. Wilson, a Florida Democrat, who launched the new Congressional My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Caucus on May 17.

May 18, 2016 In The News
5000 Role Models hold academic signing day

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson celebrated the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project’s “Academic Signing Day” for the 2016 class on May 9 at Jungle Island.

Eighty-one graduating seniors, newly christened Wilson Scholars, put pen to paper and signed scholarships to the colleges or universities of their choice.

May 16, 2016 In The News
Rep. Wilson to chair hearing on helping young people of color

Rep. Frederica Wilson on Tuesday will bring together lawmakers and youth experts from Florida and beyond for a congressional forum on expanding opportunities for bl

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May 12, 2016 In The News
Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Marks Child Welfare Professionals Day

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Marks Child Welfare Professionals Day — Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) held a news conference on May 9, to recognize and celebrate Child Welfare Professionals Recognition Day.  The news conference, held on the grounds of the Judge Seymour Gelber and Judge William E.

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