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Washington, D.C. –  Today, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) voted to support an omnibus fiscal year 2022 government funding bill and emergency Ukraine aid, a comprehensive package that lowers costs for families and makes critical South Florida investments, all while confronting urgent health, climate, and national security issues. “This package funds critical local projects, and boldly confronts America’s […]

Our nation must respond to the true impact of war, and our veterans must not bear that burden alone, often decades after their service, amid a cloud of medical uncertainty. I am very proud President Biden clearly committed to address the needs of veterans who encounter brutal environmental hazards like burn pits while serving our […]

As we put more cracks in the glass ceiling, women continue to provide inordinate hope and healing to our communities and nation. From upon their broad shoulders, no challenge is impossible. For generations, women have been our vital caregivers, teachers, and justice-seekers, and on this Women’s History Month, we celebrate these valiant and unheralded frontline […]

“I’m thrilled that the global Jewish community will soon have the tremendous leadership, advocacy, expertise and compassion of my dear friend and colleague, Ted Deutch. No one is more committed to strengthening the U.S.-Israel relationship and fighting the scourge of antisemitism than Ted. I treasure our work together and I’m proud of our accomplishments, from […]

Washington, D.C. (February 16, 2022) – Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform (COR) Member, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), and COR Subcommittee on Government Operations Chairman Gerald E. Connolly, co-authored a letter to U.S. Postmaster Louis DeJoy to request that the U.S. Postal Service bolster its identification and disclosure rules, and consider other measures to combat the type of […]

Washington D.C. – Today,  U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) questioned those who witnessed the WashingtonCommanders toxic workplace environment, and spotlighted the National Football League’s need to confront issues of racism and sexism during a House Committee on Oversight and Reform roundtable, noting that the NFL enjoys massive taxpayer benefits and a global platform, yet “refuses to seriously […]

“People’s lives continue to be in danger every minute that the Glades Detention Center remains open,” the lawmakers’ joint letter stated. Washington D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) sent a letter signed by 16 other members to U.S. Department of Homeland (DHS) Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas calling on him to swiftly close the troubled Glades County Detention Center […]

Cancer patients, doctors and survivors like myself have two unwavering White House allies in President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris who, through this whole-of-government, White House-prioritized effort, will aggressively build on the progress we’ve made in therapeutics, diagnostics, and patient-centered care. Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) joined President Joe Biden at the White House to […]

African Americans, to this day, stand longer in waiting rooms, too often receive substandard care or face shorter, less-healthy lives in this nation. We must own up to this grim reality, redouble our efforts to quickly remedy it, and champion all those who sacrificed so much to reverse or overcome it, such as Dr. James […]

Washington D.C. – Today, U.S.  Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) led Reps. Brad Schneider (IL-10), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Elaine Luria (VA-02), Kathy Manning (NC-06), Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), Dean Phillips (MN-3), Brad Sherman (CA-30)and Jake Auchincloss (MA-04) in releasing the following joint statement:“We wholly reject Amnesty International UK’s report which is nothing but part of ongoing efforts to delegitimize the Jewish and democratic State of Israel.Amnesty International rejects even the legitimacy of Israel’s founding in 1948, […]