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  Jewish groups welcomed the passage of a bill banning insurers from discriminating against travelers to Israel.      The Terrorism Risk Insurance Revision and Extension Act of 2007 passed Wednesday by the U.S. House of Representatives includes a provision that bars travel insurers from considering past or future lawful travel. Some insurers have denied insurance based […]

(Washington, DC)  —  Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced that she has secured over $15.1 million in federal funds for South Florida, helping to offset the fact that Floridians regularly pay more in federal taxes then they receive back in funded programs. The approved projects were included in appropriations bills which recently passed the House of […]

(Washington, DC) – Today Rep. Wasserman Schultz (FL-20) joined a majority in the House of Representatives in support of landmark energy independence legislation (H.R. 3221 and H.R. 2776) that will help make our nation more secure, create new American jobs, reduce energy costs to consumers, and fight global warming.  “This Energy legislation protects our environment, […]

(Washington, DC)  —  A comprehensive program aimed at reducing risks to human life and economic loss caused by hurricanes, tornadoes, and other windstorms will receive funding as a result of an amendment offered by Rep. Wasserman Schultz (FL-20) and passed by the House of Representatives. The amendment, offered to the 2008 Commerce-Justice-Science appropriations bill funds […]

By Lyndsey LaytonThe Washington Post Before the sun rose over their Florida home, Debbie Wasserman Schultz pulled the thermometer from the mouth of her 8-year-old daughter, Rebecca, and checked the mercury: 103 degrees.      Stay home? Or go to work? It’s a dilemma familiar to millions of working mothers. But her situation is complex: The job […]

(Washington, DC)  — Community-based health centers throughout the country will be able to continue family centered HIV care because of an amendment to the Labor, Health and Education spending bill offered by Rep. Wasserman Schultz, and passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, July 19, 2007. “As HIV infections in women and young […]

CBS 4 News (CBS4) FT. LAUDERDALE As we head into another summer, we can pretty much expect three things. It will be really, really hot and muggy. It will be really, really hot and muggy. And we’ll be paying a ‘pretty penny’ at the pump.      For most, it will mean shorter drives or cutting back […]

(Davie, FL)  —  U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Weston) addressed students at Piper High School, in Davie, about the history and significance of African American and Jewish relations and the importance of minority rights, through a video presentation of “From Swastika to Jim Crow.”  The event was part of a series of programs Rep. Wasserman […]