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Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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Oct 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the earthquake in Haiti:

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Oct 6, 2018 Press Release


Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation:

Oct 4, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement following a ruling to block the Trump administration’s effort to terminate Temporary Protected Status for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Sudan:

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Oct 2, 2018 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to Amazon’s plan to raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour.

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Oct 2, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on calls for an FBI investigation of Judge Kavanaugh:

Sep 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on the 14th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act to highlight Rep. Ron DeSantis’ opposition to this landmark legislation:

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Sep 11, 2018 Press Release

“Seventeen years ago, we as a nation collectively experienced shock, grief, and fear as we witnessed the worst terrorist attacks in American history. At the time an incident of such scale on our shores was unthinkable, but in the years since we have been forced to face a new reality.

Sep 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to an audio tape of President Donald J. Trump making jokes during a discussion about the deadly ambush in Niger:

Aug 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to news reports that the U.S. Department of Education is considering allowing states to use federal tax dollars to purchase guns for teachers:

Jul 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement after the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes her amendment that requires the Department of Defense to implement policy and operational changes to avoid deadly incidents like the ambush in Niger that led to the deaths of four American soldiers:

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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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