Washington, D.C. – In response to the news that a bid by Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties has put South Florida in the running to become the home of Amazon’s HQ2, several members of Florida’s congressional delegation have joined the effort to push South Florida to number one.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on the Pentagon’s upcoming report on the Niger ambush in which four American soldiers were killed:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Please join Rep. Frederica Wilson and a bipartisan group of lawmakers for a roundtable discussion with two young women who witnessed their parents’ deaths at the hands of Boko Haram and then were abducted from their homes by the terrorist group.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) became an original co-sponsor of the Assault Weapons Ban introduced today by Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01).
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the shooting incident at Parkland, Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School:
MIAMI – In observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson will partner with the Miami-Dade County Florida Department of Health to offer HIV testing on Wednesday, February 7.
Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in honor of Black History Month:
“Each February, we celebrate the history and culture of African-Americans and the many contributions that they have made to this great nation. Black History Month is a reminder to all of how far we have come--and how far we still have to go.
MIAMI, FL – South Florida will gather on Tuesday, January 30, to unite in prayer to support Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson’s vision, which includes the call for unity in the community, safeguarding the Affordable Care Act, fighting for TPS recipients and DREAMers, and voter empowerment during the upcoming mid-term and other future elections.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement calling for a federal safety review of Brightline passenger trains following two fatalities and an accident during its first week in operation:
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the government shutdown:
Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson celebrated the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project’s “Academic Signing Day” for the 2016 class on May 9 at Jungle Island.
Eighty-one graduating seniors, newly christened Wilson Scholars, put pen to paper and signed scholarships to the colleges or universities of their choice.
A new focus on the lives and well-being of at-risk boys and young men of color is taking shape in Congress, said Rep. Frederica S. Wilson, a Florida Democrat, who launched the new Congressional My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Caucus on May 17.
Rep. Frederica Wilson on Tuesday will bring together lawmakers and youth experts from Florida and beyond for a congressional forum on expanding opportunities for bl
Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Marks Child Welfare Professionals Day — Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) held a news conference on May 9, to recognize and celebrate Child Welfare Professionals Recognition Day. The news conference, held on the grounds of the Judge Seymour Gelber and Judge William E.
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.
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A local congresswoman shares her thoughts about a former Miami-Dade County commissioner found murdered in his Georgia home.
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
With the U.S. State Department as their backdrop, Congresswoman Frederica S.
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.”
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.