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Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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Mar 27, 2020 Press Release

Miami, FL – Today, the House passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The legislation contains several provisions to provide aid to small businesses devastated by the public health crisis.

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Mar 27, 2020 Press Release

Miami, FL] – Today, Congresswoman Wilson applauded passage of historic legislation to put families and workers first, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which has been signed by the president.

Mar 26, 2020 Press Release

Miami, FL – Today, Congresswoman Wilson and 11 members of Florida’s congressional delegation sent a letter to Governor Ron DeSantis urging immediate action to address Florida’s inadequate unemployment benefits system and the flaws in its online unemployment insurance application process.

Mar 25, 2020 Press Release

Miami, FL – This week, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, joined by several members of Florida’s congressional delegation, led a letter to congressional  leadership expressing support for the cruise industry and the hundreds of thousands of American workers it employs.

Mar 20, 2020 Press Release

Miami, FL – Today, Congresswoman Wilson sent a letter to House leadership and the chairs and ranking members of the Appropriations and Transportation and Infrastructure committees urging them to include relief for Florida’s public seaports in the third phase of the coronavirus response package.

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Mar 19, 2020 Press Release

Miami, FL –Congresswoman Wilson has joined Democratic colleagues on two letters asking credit reporting agencies and mortgage companies to halt actions that would cause Americans financial harm while the nation battles the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Mar 17, 2020 Press Release

Miami, FL – Today, Congresswoman Wilson joined 13 members of Florida’s congressional delegation on a letter to Governor Ron DeSantis urging immediate action to alleviate the coronavirus pandemic’s adverse financial impact on workers and small businesses as economic activity slows and individuals lose pay.

Mar 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to support American families and the millions of people who may be directly or indirectly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mar 6, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act:

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Feb 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – As chair of the bipartisan Florida Ports Caucus and a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson applauded the U.S. Department of Transportation’s decision to award a $43.9 million to PortMiami.

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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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