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Florida Delegation Wants Space Force’s STARCOM Located at Cape Canaveral

The Florida congressional delegation, led by U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rick Scott, R-Fla., and U.S. Reps. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and Bill Posey, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Air Force Sec. Frank...

Frederica Wilson Applauds Education Department Offering Funds to HBCUs After Bomb Threats

This week, a key congresswoman from South Florida supported the U.S. Department of Education after it announced that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) can get additional funds through the Project School Emergency Response...
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Frederica Wilson: Biden Administration Finally Updated Congress on Threats Against HBCUs

This week, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., the chairwoman of the U.S. Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee, announced that the Biden administration has updated members of Congress about investigations of threats made against...

Frederica Wilson Doubles Down on Her Support of Ketanji Brown Jackson for the Supreme...

U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., continued her lobbying of the White House to name U.S. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace the retiring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer on the U.S. Supreme Court. Wilson...
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Frederica Wilson: $18 Billion Coming to Miami Dade Thanks to Infrastructure Bill

U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla, is trumpeting $18 billion in federal funds headed to Miami-Dade County and her district through the $1 trillion infrastructure package approved by Congress and signed into law in November. “Today...

Frederica Wilson Wants Ketanji Brown Jackson on the Supreme Court

Last week, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., said she hoped President Joe Biden nominates U.S. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace the retiring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. Wilson stressed Brown Jackson’s ties to...

Frederica Wilson Calls on Merrick Garland to Investigate Threats Made Against HBCUs

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., the chairwoman of the U.S. House Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee, delivered a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland calling for...

Frederica Wilson Marks the 12th Anniversary of Earthquake that Devastated Haiti

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., issued the following statement on the anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti on January 12, 2010. “This year, we mark 12 years since a massive 7.0 magnitude...

Frederica Wilson: FIU, FMU Getting Federal Funds from the NDAA

Before the holidays, U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., noted that the $768 million National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) will include funds for Florida Memorial University (FMU) and Florida International University (FIU). The U.S. Senate passed...
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Marco Rubio, South Florida Congresswomen Want to Reauthorize Programs Helping Haiti

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., teamed up on a proposal to reauthorize federal programs that help Haiti through 2035. Rubio, R-Fla., and...

Florida Reps Want to Honor Last Living Nuremberg Prosecutor With Congressional Gold Medal

Last week, led by U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., members of the Florida congressional delegation championed a resolution to honor Benjamin Ferencz—the final surviving Nuremberg prosecutor--with the Congressional Gold Medal. “During World War II, Ferencz...

Ted Deutch, Brian Fitzpatrick Call on CDC to End Suspension of Canine Imports

This week, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Penn., led more than 50 members of the U.S. House to urge the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “to rescind...
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