This week, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) along with Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Derek Kilmer (WA-06), and Tom Kean, Jr. (NJ-07) introduced the bipartisan Promoting Advancement Through Transit Help (PATH) to College Act. The legislation is endorsed by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT).
“Providing accessible transit to all students is… Read more »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) denounced House Passage of H.R. 734, the “Politics Over Participation Act” known as the “Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act.” As a Member of the Equality Caucus, Congresswoman Wilson supports the Caucus’ mission to promote equality for all people regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity,… Read more »
Miami, Fla. – Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) presented a $6.4 million check to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade Inc. at the grand opening of the Dr. Frederica S. Wilson Club at Skyway Elementary School. The check includes funds for enhancements to the new club facility, the expasion of existing club programming for the NFL Club located in… Read more »
A new Boys and Girls Club will give children at a Miami Gardens elementary school access to after-school activities that include STEM, arts and crafts, and nutrition programs. U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Miami Gardens, on Wednesday announced $6.4 million for the new club, named after her, and two others, Northwest Club and the NFL Club at Gwen Cherry Park.
The money comes from… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) was joined by the City of West Park Mayor, Felicia Brunson, city officials, staff, and community members to present a $3 million check to the City of West Park for the construction of a cultural facility at McTyre Park. The funding awarded for the project are a part of the Community Project… Read more »
WASHINGTON – Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Ranking Member Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03), Higher Education and Workforce Development (HEWD) Subcommittee Ranking Member Frederica Wilson (FL-24), and the other Democratic Members of the HEWD Subcommittee unveiled plans to reintroduce the Lowering Obstacles to Achievement Now (LOAN) Act. The LOAN Act would lower the… Read more »
While President Joe Biden’s far-reaching plan to cancel student debt remains questionable, Democrats are arguing for a second time this week for Congress’s role in addressing the debt crisis.
On Tuesday, a cadre of about 125 progressives in the Senate and House issued a letter reiterating their support for Biden’s beleaguered plan and hinting at upcoming legislation to support loan… Read more »
Washington D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24), Ranking Member of the Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee, and Congressman Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) introduced the American Teacher Act in the House with more than 50 cosponsors. The bill seeks to address the teacher shortage crisis by providing teacher salary… Read more »
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) was elected Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development in the 118th Congress.
“As a lifelong educator and a champion for workers, I’m honored to have been elected as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development. I want to thank my… Read more »
Washington D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24), Chair of the Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee, introduced the American Teacher Act to incentivize states to increase the minimum K-12 teacher salary to $60,000 and provide adjustments for inflation. This financial incentive supports ongoing state… Read more »