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Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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Jan 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement to mark the 10-year anniversary of the Haiti earthquake.

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Dec 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson responded to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling against the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate and asking of the district court, which had previously struck down the entirety of the ACA, to determine next steps.  Rep.

Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement after the House voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump:

“President Trump had to be impeached. He does not deserve to occupy the highest office in this land. He is a disgrace to our Founding Fathers, our constituents and our children.

Dec 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement after a signing ceremony for the bipartisan, bicameral FUTURE Act, which permanently funds HBCUs and MSIs:

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Dec 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump:

Dec 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson voted to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E.

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Dec 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson welcomed Haitian activist and community leader Leonie M. Hermantin to the nation’s capital where she testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs today. She was one of several experts invited to speak at a hearing on “Haiti on the Brink: Assessing U.S. Policy Toward a Country in Crisis.”

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Dec 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – There is an African proverb that says, “If we educate a boy, we educate one person. If we educate a girl, we educate a family – and a whole nation.”

Nov 13, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson recently sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, Jonathan Hayes, calling for the permanent closure of the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children and requesting information about the status and welfare of the adolescent girls who’d been housed there.
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Jun 29, 2016 In The News
Congresswoman Wilson shines light on HIV

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson and other community leaders traveled to several health care locations across Miami-Dade and Broward counties on Monday to encourage the public to know their status and get tested for HIV.

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Jun 27, 2016 In The News
Know Your HIV Status – Today is National HIV Testing Day

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day. It’s being billed as a day to get the facts, get tested, and get involved. Around 1.2 million people in the U.S. live with HIV, and one in eight people don't know they have it. Nearly 45,000 people find out they have HIV every year.

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Jun 26, 2016 In The News
Panama Canal Inaugurates Expansion Sunday

The COSCO Shipping Panama — a 984-foot , 158-foot wide Chinese container ship — will move into position on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal just after after sunrise Sunday to prepare for the first official transit through the newly expanded canal.

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Jun 16, 2016 In The News
Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson to host free HIV Testing event to observe National HIV Testing Day

In observance of National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), Monday, June 27, 2016, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) and other elected officials will take confidential HIV tests and encourage the public to join them in taking the test.  Free HIV testing will be available on Monday, June 27, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at six locations in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

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
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 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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