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Endorsement: For Democrats, good reasons to keep Wasserman Schultz Democrats have many reasons to nominate U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz for a 10th consecutive term in Congress in the new District 25. Here’s one of the most practical reasons: She sits on the Appropriations Committee, which decides how and where money is spent. In that […]

Washington DC – U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and Kathy Castor (FL-14) led 36 Democratic members, from the 12 Medicaid non-expansion states, in urging Senate and House leaders to close the Medicaid coverage gap in the forthcoming reconciliation package. The Medicaid coverage gap, induced by partisan politics, has prevented 2.2 million eligible people from […]

Today President Biden ensured that hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans who fled the brutal Maduro regime can continue to receive a critical shield of political protection and personal peace of mind. Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement in response to a statement by Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro […]

From the House Appropriations Committee: WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2023 funding bill. In total, the bill provides $314.1 billion, an increase of $29.5 billion – more than 10 percent – above 2022. Of this amount, discretionary funding […]

Washington, DC – This week, U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23),John Carter (TX-31), Colin Allred (TX-32), and Michael Burgess (TX-26) and Senators Amy Klobuchar (MN) and Roy Blunt (MO) introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety (VGB) Reauthorization Act (H.R.7877 / S.4296) to help decrease drownings in pools and spas. Drownings and near-drownings in pools and spas pose a significant public health risk to […]

Washington, D.C. – Under the leadership of President Biden and U.S. Rep Debbie Wasserman Schultz, funding to begin construction of the embankment contract for the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Reservoir has been secured. Due to the historic size of the project, the Administration has committed to take actions that will expedite construction, Wasserman Schultz announced […]

Washington DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) led a bipartisan effort with Reps. Brad Schneider (IL-10), Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), and Lee Zeldin (NY-01)to pass a resolution unequivocally condemning antisemitism by the U.S House of Representatives, sending a vital, united message that Americans denounce the rising hostility towards Jews in recent years that resulted in increased antisemitic propaganda on social media, a […]

Washington DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement in response to new policies outlined by the Biden Administration to promote democracy in Cuba: “The Cuban pro-democracy movement needs America’s unwavering support, and the Biden Administration’s announced reinstatement of the Cuban Family Reunification Parole Program, while also opting to maintain […]

Washington DC – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announcement this week that immigrant workers whose employment permits expire, under certain circumstances will be able to keep working legally for 18 months after expiration: “Huge relief has arrived for thousands of people in South […]