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  The Everglades would get $183.4 million for restoration work this year under a spending bill unveiled today by House Democrats. Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a member of the Appropriations Committee, said the funds would “go a long way toward fulfilling the federal government’s commitment to help restore the Everglades. These funds will also help […]

(Washington, DC)  —  Rep. Wasserman Schultz made the following statement recognizing black history month: “Black history is the history of America and a time to pause and pay homage to the courage and ingenuity of the women and men that have contributed to the rich diversity for which this nation is known. “This year’s black […]

(Washington, DC)  —  Rep. Wasserman Schultz today joined a majority in the House of Representatives in support of the final version of bipartisan legislation to provide health care to 11 million children in modest-income families. The State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Reauthorization Act was approved by a vote of 290-135. Passage by the House […]

By Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz America is facing its greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression. The signs are everywhere and Americans from all walks of life are feeling the impact. A staggering 2.6 million American jobs were lost in the last year of the Bush Administration — the culmination of a failed economic approach […]

  By William Gibson South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has been selected vice chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, a step that gives her a more prominent role as a young up-and-coming spokeswoman for the party. The Weston Democrat, age 42, was one of four vice chairs selected at the DNCs winter meeting in […]

(Washington, DC)  —  Following a meeting today of the House Committee on Appropriations, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-20) will serve as the Vice-Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government. She will continue to serve as the Cardinal (Chair) of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Legislative Branch. The Committee on Appropriations determines the […]

By Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Washington, DC)  —  It’s the dawn of a new day in Washington D.C. and around our great nation. For the past eight years many Americans have felt neglected, even damaged by the current Presidential administration. Together the 111th Congress and President-elect Barack Obama will bring change and accountability to the […]

By Aaron Blake Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) was handed perhaps the most important vice chairmanship in the Democratic Congressional Campaign Commmittee (DCCC) on Monday, taking on incumbent retention in the cycle ahead. Democrats are emphasizing their current members first in a cycle in which the party of the president typically loses seats. Wasserman Schultz […]

  Protect Our Children Act: Requires Internet Companies To Report Child Pornography CBS4   MIAMI (CBS4) – President Bush has signed brand new legislation into law that is designed to keep internet sex predators away from children. Mr. Bush signed the “Protect Our Children” Act http://www.protect.org/childPornography late Monday. The “Protect Our Children” Act creates the […]