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Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s Decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord:

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the White House budget:

“The Trump budget is an all-out assault on the poor. Once again, the administration has prioritized the needs of the rich over the poor.

May 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the six-month extension of Haiti’s Temporary Protected Status designation:

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May 18, 2017 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement to acknowledge Haitian Flag Day:

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May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica Wilson issued the following statement in response to the appointment of Robert Mueller to investigate Trump-Russia ties:

May 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica Wilson issued the following statement in response to reports that President Trump shared intelligence information with Russian officials:

“It’s a new week and we have yet another controversy involving President Trump and the Russians.

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May 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica Wilson issued the following statement in response to reports that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is seeking evidence of crimes committed by Haitians seeking TPS designation:

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May 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica Wilson issued the following statement on the firing of FBI director James B. Comey:

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 10, 2016 In The News
Program awards 81 college scholarships to Miami-Dade minority students

MIAMI (WSVN) — Almost a hundred Miami-Dade high school seniors received scholarships for college, thanks to a special program.

Monday night, the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project held its prestigious annual Academic Signing Day at Jungle Island.

May 9, 2016 In The News
Congresswoman Reacts To Murder Of Former Miami-Dade County Commissioner

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A local congresswoman shares her thoughts about a former Miami-Dade County commissioner found murdered in his Georgia home.

May 4, 2016 In The News
Have we forgotten the kidnapped school girls in Nigeria?

It was two years ago, April 14th to be exact, that the world witnessed the abduction of 276 Nigerian schoolgirls from their dormitory rooms at the hands of Boko Haram – a West African terrorist group that has lodged atrocities against its own people including the burning of children alive and sending teenaged girls on suicide bomb missions.But one member of Congress, a former principal and moth

Apr 28, 2016 In The News
Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson hosts candlelight vigil at the U.S. State Department to honor the Chibok Girls

With the U.S. State Department as their backdrop, Congresswoman Frederica S.

Apr 21, 2016 In The News
BRING BACK OUR AFRICAN GIRLS

Although separated by thousands of miles, and vast political and cultural differences, one major commonality between the Chibok school girls and Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson is the idea that an education can change lives. Two years ago when she learned that the girls had been kidnapped on April 14, 2014 as punishment for seeking an education, Wilson was “both shocked and angry.”

Apr 15, 2016 In The News
Chibok girls remembered daily in U.S. Congress, says Pelosi

United States House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi yesterday reaffirmed Capitol Hill’s support for finding the 219 schoolgirls who were abducted two years ago.

Alongside fellow members of Congress and girls who had escaped the 2014 kidnapping, Pelosi (D-Calif.) they repeated pledges to locate the girls and bring them to safety.

Apr 14, 2016 In The News
US Lawmakers Vow Never to Forget Nigerian Girls Taken by Boko Haram

Representative Frederica Wilson of Florida is easy to spot in a crowd. Dressed all in red from her cowboy hat to her boots, she stood on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol on Thursday to mark the somber two-year anniversary of the abduction of more than 200 girls from the northern Nigerian village of Chibok by the militant group Boko Haram. 

Apr 14, 2016 In The News
U.S. Lawmakers Renew Calls To Find Nigerian Girls Captured By Boko Haram

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Apr 14, 2016 In The News
Lawmakers Recommit to ‘Bring Back Our Girls’

On the second anniversary of Boko Haram's kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls, Florida Democratic Rep. Frederica S. Wilson and colleagues vowed to continue pushing for their return.  

Mar 3, 2016 In The News
REMEMBERING THE BUNI YADI SCHOOLBOYS MASSACRE

Today marks a dark moment in Nigeria’s history. On February 24, 2014, the Islamist militant group Boko Haram killed 59 boys at the Buni Yadi secondary school in Yobe state. That same year, Boko Haram killed enough people to earn the title of the “world’s deadliest terrorist group.”