Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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Feb 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson today released the following statement on in response to President Trump’s new deportation rules:

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Feb 3, 2017 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson has been appointed to the influential House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and will serve on the following subcommittees: Highways and Transit; Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials; and Water Resources and Environment.

Feb 1, 2017 Press Release

MIAMI – In observance of National HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) will partner with the Miami-Dade County Florida Department of Health to offer HIV testing on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Frederica Wilson and Juanita Mann Health Center, located at 2520 NW 75th Street, Miami, Florida.

Jan 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson released the following statement on why she is not attending President-elect Donald J. Trump’s inauguration ceremony:

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Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on the seventh anniversary of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010:

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Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson released the following statement on her appointment to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee:

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Dec 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In a long-awaited victory, the U.S. House of Representatives today by a voice vote passed  H.R. 3833/S. 1632, legislation introduced by Congresswoman Frederica S.

Dec 2, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson’s Statement in Response to
 the U.N.’s Apology for Haiti’s 2010 Cholera Epidemic

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Mar 2, 2016 In The News
‘Fired up, ready to vote’

Angela Johnson came to the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex armed with a notepad to take notes during former President Bill Clinton’s speech.

Feb 24, 2016 In The News
My Brother’s Keeper is coming to Miami-Dade

Miami-Dade County on Friday threw its support behind President Obama’s campaign to save young men of color, just as the nation’s new education chief launched a complementary campaign to reduce chronic absenteeism among students.

Feb 19, 2016 In The News
Obama initiative to keep kids in school kicks off in Miami-Dade

The new year has barely begun, but gun violence in Miami-Dade has already claimed the lives of at least three teens.

Feb 11, 2016 In The News
U.S. Justice boss visits as feds finalize settlement with Miami police

Spurred by the flashpoint of Ferguson, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is bringing her “community policing tour” to Miami to laud local law enforcement agencies for mending frayed relations with neighborhoods that have been seething for years over police-involved shootings and rampant gun violence.

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Jan 29, 2016 In The News
5000 Role Models of Excellence: A pipeline to success

This week I received a 100 percent rating from the Humane Society, which scores members of Congress on legislative issues related to threatened and endangered species.

Jan 18, 2016 In The News
5000 Role Models helps at-risk students stay on track

North Miami Senior High School student Deandre Chery recalls speaking to inmates at a trip to a prison with the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project.

“They weren’t necessarily bad people — they made bad choices,” said Chery. “I said that could have been me, one day. I said that won’t be me. I’m going to pursue my life.”

Jan 14, 2016 In The News
Who’s that dishing on ‘Real Housewives’? Yes, a Miami Gardens congresswoman

Amid the chatter, shenanigans and silliness that is the Real Housewives TV franchise, comes a moment of real import.

And there’s a Miami-Dade connection.

Feb 2, 2014 In The News
Report: Fla. voters had country’s longest waits to cast ballots
A new report by federal auditors found something folks in Florida already knew: Voting takes a long time in the Sunshine State. A new report released Tuesday found that Florida voter waited far longer than those in other states to cast their votes in the 2012 election. This photo was taken at Miami Beach City Hall during the 2012 election.
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