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(Washington D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement in response to the funding bill and Republican-controlled government shutdown: “Because Democrats stood united in support of vital investments in our people, this bill is a step in the right direction toward providing adequate resources for our nation’s vast domestic and defense […]

(WASHINGTON, DC) — House lawmakers passed sexual harassment reform legislation today that includes a Congressional accountability measure based on a bill filed by U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) which requires sexual harassment cases to be automatically referred to the Ethics Committee, helping lift the shroud of secrecy cloaking settlements. U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel (FL-21), […]

(Washington, D.C) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement on Polish President Andrzej Duda’s stated intent to sign a bill that would make it illegal to accuse his nation of complicity in crimes committed by Nazi Germany, including the Holocaust: “I am deeply disappointed and dismayed by Polish President Duda’s announcement […]

  By Vanessa Medina SUNRISE, FLA. (WSVN) – Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and South Florida leaders showed support for Haitian immigrants who may be losing their Temporary Protective Status. During a Monday afternoon meeting, Wasserman-Schultz was joined by Broward County Superintendent Robert Runcie to discuss what can be done to help children in Broward County. […]

“Each February we honor the remarkable, but too-often unacknowledged achievements and contributions and the painful sacrifices that African-Americans have made to our nation’s political, economic, social and cultural fabric. It was fifty years ago today, for instance, that a pair of Memphis sanitation workers, seeking shelter from the rain in the back of a city […]

(Washington, D.C.) — Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address: “Last night President Trump missed an opportunity to unite America. He bragged about crippling our health care coverage gains, demonized immigrants and celebrated tax cuts for the wealthy and corporations. Where he spoke promisingly — […]

By Katherine Tully-McManus A sweeping bill aimed at combating sexual harassment on Capitol Hill was introduced Thursday by House Administration Chairman Gregg Harper. The Mississippi Republican said he hopes the measure will be expedited through the chamber. Lawmakers say the the bill will make the reporting, resolution and settlement process more transparent, while also protecting […]

“Seven years ago today, at a Tuscon event designed to allow constituents to hear from their Congresswoman, a disturbed shooter ended six lives and wounded numerous others, including my dear friend, former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords. Since that time, from Newtown to Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale to Charleston, far too many cities across this nation […]

  By Megan O’Matz, Sun Sentinel For the first time, U.S. airports would be required to develop detailed plans to deal with crises like last year’s Fort Lauderdale airport shootings, under legislation introduced Monday by U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz. The legislation requires major airports to build expansive operation centers in which police, airport managers, […]