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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 […]

Washington, DC – Florida’s Congressional Democrats last night called on Gov. Ron DeSantis to put condominium reform on its agenda for next week’s special legislative session, and uphold a commitment to tackle the issue after 98 people died in a Surfside building collapse last year.  “The Florida House and Senate each had condominium reform legislation that failed to […]

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Charlie Crist (D-St. Petersburg) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) sent a letter signed by all Florida Democratic Members of Congress calling on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to immediately divest the Florida Retirement System from Russian-owned or headquartered businesses and entities in response to Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked and horrendous invasion of Ukraine. […]

Congress today showed Ukraine President Zelensky that America stands united with his people, and while the images he shared were gut-wrenching and enraging, his inspiring message convinces me that we must do more to weaken the Kremlin war machine and help Ukrainians fight these murderous invaders “Congress today showed Ukraine President Zelensky that America stands […]

Washington, D.C. – Today, in an act of unanimity, all 25 Jewish Democratic Members of Congress issued the following statement in response to reported comments made by Amnesty International USA’s executive director. The statement was issued jointly by Reps. Auchincloss, Bonamici, Cicilline, Cohen, Deutch, Frankel, Gottheimer, Jacobs, Levin (CA), Levin (MI), Lowenthal, Luria, Manning, Nadler, […]

Critically, neither this hostage release, nor Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, warrant allowing the murderous Maduro regime to quickly stockpile petrol profits as Venezuelans still starve for food, medicine and basic human rights under his autocratic rule. Sanctions relief should only be considered when there is a clear and irreversible commitment to restore free and fair […]