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Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Sworn into 114th Congress Continues Her Fight for Jobs, Immigration Reform, Healthcare and Education

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) was sworn into the 114th United States Congress today to begin her third term as the United States Representative for Florida's 24th Congressional District. The Congresswoman issued the following statement:

"I am honored to have been elected by the people of the 24th Congressional District for a third term to be their voice in the United States House of Representatives. I will continue to fight for better paying jobs and putting Americans back to work, economic development, immigration reform, and affordable and quality healthcare and education.

"As the representative for one of the most diverse districts in the country, I am working for my constituents and the American people who need Congress to put aside partisan politics and work together to improve the quality of life for all of the citizens of this great nation.

"Let us move forward with the lessons from yesterday as a guide to build a better tomorrow," said Congresswoman Wilson.

Congresswoman Wilson will continue to serve on the House Education and the Workforce Committee as well as the Science, Space and Technology Committee.


Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson is a third-term Congresswoman from Florida representing parts of Northern Miami-Dade and Southeast Broward counties. A former state legislator and school principal, she is the founder of the 5000 Role Models for Excellence Project, a mentoring program for young males at risk of dropping out of school. Congresswoman Wilson also founded the Florida Ports Caucus, a bipartisan taskforce that coordinates federal action in support of Florida's harbors and waterways.