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Washington, June 4, 2019 The call follows the recent release of court documents that detail descriptions of psychologically isolating, “prison-like” conditions the children endure at Homestead. Today, Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Donna Shalala (FL-27), and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) called for the closure of the Homestead Temporary Shelter and for the transition of the children […]

Washington, May 29, 2019 Vigorous oversight of this President is vital. Congress must provide it and take action to hold those responsible for it accountable. Special Counsel Robert Mueller made it clear today: If he had confidence the President did not commit a crime, he would have said so. He did not say so. Mueller […]

Washington, May 24, 2019 “This is a disgrace and disservice to struggling Americans across the country waiting for urgently needed assistance, and puts American lives at risk.” Today we should have been celebrating aid finally being secured for Puerto Rico, military bases, and communities ravaged by hurricanes and other natural disasters – but instead Americans […]

(Washington D.C.) – Florida Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives today dismissed President Trump’s proposed budget as it relates to environmental protection, and most crucially, the plan’s glaring neglect of Everglades restoration efforts. U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Alcee L. Hastings (FL-20), Ted Deutch (FL-22), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Charlie Crist (FL-13), Darren Soto […]

Washington, May 16, 2019 Washington D.C. – U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and Charlie Crist (FL-13) released the following statement after receiving a classified Federal Bureau of Investigation briefing on a Russian intrusion into two Florida counties during the 2016 Election: “The Russian intrusions revealed to Florida’s delegation today are deeply concerning, and investigators […]

Washington, May 15, 2019 The PALS Act protects access to annual mammograms with insurance coverage with no-copay starting at age 40 by extending the moratorium on the USPSTF breast cancer screening guidelines. Washington D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (IN-05) reintroduced the Protecting Access to Lifesaving Screenings (PALS) […]

Washington, May 14, 2019 “We require answers so that we can secure and protect the health and well-being of these children, as HHS continues to thwart our efforts to conduct congressional oversight on the quality of care provided to these minors.” South Florida Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26) and Donna Shalala (FL-27) […]

Washington, May 1, 2019 Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement to mark the start of Jewish American Heritage Month: “Each May, the United States celebrates Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM) which recognizes the more than 360 years of Jewish contributions throughout American history, culture and society; from sports, […]

Washington, April 30, 2019 Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz has completed her first funding bill as Chairwoman of the House Appropriations Military Construction and Veterans Affairs subcommittee. The bill was released earlier this afternoon. The House Appropriations Committee released the following press statement: WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2020 Military […]