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WASHINGTON – Wasserman Schultz: “We’re sounding the alarm for the governor to end this parade of mistakes and issue a mandatory order to all residents that they need to wear masks in public. The governor must end his ‘nothing to see here’ approach and put public health over political pandering to his base.” Members of […]

Washington D.C. –U.S. Reps. Alcee Hastings (FL-20) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), filed legislation today to bridge the gap between police and the communities they serve by helping establish and fund local entities that create organized lines of communication, accountability and understanding between those who deserve equal protection under the law, and those who are […]

CALLS FOR AN END TO SYSTEMATIC RACISM IN AMERICA Washington, D.C. – Today, Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Black-Jewish Relations Representatives Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), John Lewis (GA-05), Lee Zeldin (NY-01), and Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement condemning the murder of George Floyd and calling for an end to systematic […]

Sunrise, Fla., June 1, 2020 As our nation once again finds itself confronting the deadly consequences of racism and police brutality in our society, it is important that we take a moment to remember the roots of the LGBTQ movement. Remember Stonewall, Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera and Stormé DeLarverie. And thank Miss Major. Each […]

Washington, June 1, 2020 The families of soldiers who fought against intolerance and hatred must never be forced to confront glorification of those very ideologies when visiting their loved ones. Washington DC – The U.S. House Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement in response to […]

Washington, May 25, 2020 This Memorial Day it is my honor to pay tribute to those Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect and preserve this great democracy. These brave men and women fought valiantly so their fellow Americans can enjoy the freedoms and liberty we so dearly cherish. It’s too easy to get […]

Washington, May 15, 2020 “It is deeply troubling and terribly offensive that swastika-adorned headstones that include messages honoring Hitler continue to stand in this nation’s Veterans Administration National Cemeteries. Allowing these gravestones to remain with the swastikas and messages in place – symbols of hatred, racism, intolerance, and genocide – is offensive to veterans who […]