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Lois Frankel: Clinics in Palm Beach County Getting $1.5 Million in HRSA Funds

Last week, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., announced more than $1.5 million in federal funds to clinics in Palm Beach County. Frankel, who sits on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, showcased the funds which were...

Lois Frankel Wants a Monument in the Capitol Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Frankel’s proposal has the support of her fellow leaders of the DWC including U.S. Reps. Veronica Escobar, D-Tex., Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich., and Jackie Speier, D-Calif. U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is also backing the bill. Over in the upper chamber, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., is championing the companion bill.

Lois Frankel Named to House Veterans Affairs Committee

“As a mother of a proud U.S. Marine war veteran, taking care of our brave men and women in and out of uniform is personal for me, and I am honored to have been selected for this new committee assignment,” said Frankel. “My first focus will be to make sure that all veterans who qualify based on current CDC guidance are able to get the COVID-19 vaccine through the VA health care system.”

Lois Frankel Stays as a Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus on Capitol Hill

Frankel, U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich., and U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., were all re-elected as co-chairs of the DWC. U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-Tex., and U.S. Rep. Deb Halland, D-NM, were re-elected to serve as vice chairwomen. 

Lois Frankel Backs Sean Casten’s ‘Stop Sexual Harassment in K-12 Act’

Last week, U.S. Rep. Sean Casten, D-Ill., introduced the “Stop Sexual Harassment in K-12 Act” with Frankel and U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich., the chairs of the Democratic Women's Caucus, as cosponsors.
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Florida Delegation Breaks Down on Party Lines Over Trump’s State of the Union Address

“President Trump’s State of the Union address will be a much-needed reminder that outside the Washington, D.C. bubble there are millions of Americans who do not spend each day refreshing their Twitter accounts to see the latest ‘hot take,’” Rubio said.
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Democrats in Florida Delegation Want DOJ to Expand Investigation of Jeffrey Epstein Death, Plea...

Florida Democrat U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Lois Frankel, Ted Deutch and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell joined U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., and U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Mary., in writing Barr on the matter. 

Lois Frankel Rounds Up Democrats Wanting House to Investigate Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal, Suicide

A congresswoman from the Sunshine State is leading the Democratic Women’s Caucus in calling for the U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee and the U.S. House Judiciary Committee to investigate Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide and a plea deal he made back in 2008.

Lois Frankel Helps Shape Labor, HHS Appropriations Bill

The bill contains $189.9 billion in base discretionary funding, an $11.8 billion increase from last year and $48 billion more than what President Donald Trump proposed.

Lois Frankel Draws Republican Challengers for 2020

On Tuesday, Republican Christian Acsota, a nuclear engineer who teaches at Palm Beach State College, launched his bid, throwing a few jabs at Frankel.
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