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“While online platforms can foster global connections, especially amid this pandemic, they also provoke and magnify antisemitism, racism, misogyny, homophobia, and other forms of bigotry. It is our responsibility, on behalf of our constituents, to fight back against these expressions of online discrimination.” share: f t Washington, D.C. – Today, the Interparliamentary Task Force to Combat Online […]

This legislation supports the national network of 61 coordinated task forces that combat child exploitation across the country. By reauthorizing the National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction, it is a powerful law enforcement tool that keeps online predators away from children. Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) Steve Chabot (OH-01), Ann Kuster (NH-02), Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14), and Senators John […]

Democrats just led the way in turning the Safer Communities Act into law, and it will save countless lives. But Republicans still stand in the way of more needed reforms.?We must push to get weapons of war off our streets, which means passing common sense reforms, like banning the sale of assault weapons and firearms […]

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 […]