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Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

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May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the passage of the American Health Care Act:

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May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson joined congressional colleagues and sorors at a news conference today to decry the discovery of bananas hanging from nooses tied to trees on the campus of American University in Washington, D.C.

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May 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s decision to not run for re-election:

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. military airstrike in Syria:

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson today marked Equal Pay Day and cosponsored the Paycheck Fairness Act, which aims to strengthen the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and guarantee that women can challenge pay discrimination and hold employers accountable.

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on House Republicans’ failed effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act:

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Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on House Republicans’ efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act:

Mar 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to the passage of H.R. 1367 to improve VA's authority to hire, retain physicians."

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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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