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April 28, 2015

Wasserman Schultz sees danger in new Florida abortion waiting period

Wasserman Schultz sees danger in new Florida abortion waiting period By Anthony Man, Sun-Sentinel   The newest Florida state government move to restrict abortion, a 24-hour waiting period, is an unneeded government intrusion into women’s lives and, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston warned Monday, will increase suffering for women and their children.   […]

March 7, 2015

DNC Chair Wasserman Schultz on the 50th Anniversary of Selma

Washington, DC – DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on the 50th Anniversary of the March in Selma, Alabama:   “Fifty years ago, a group of determined Americans gathered in Selma, AL and our nation would forever change as a result of their courageous actions. They were young people and students from across […]

February 1, 2015

DNC Chair Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on Black History Month

Washington, DC – Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement in recognition of Black History Month: “This February, we celebrate Black History Month. It is an opportunity to recognize the invaluable contributions that African Americans have made to our nation. Through innovations in technology, advances in medicine, athletic and artistic achievements, and promoting social […]

January 29, 2015

DNC Chair Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on the 6th Anniversary of President Obama Signing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

Washington, DC – DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on the 6th anniversary of President Obama signing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law: “Six years ago today, President Obama made the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act the first piece of legislation he signed into law. By doing so, President Obama […]

January 16, 2015

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON FACEBOOK AMBER ALERTS INITIATIVE

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement today after Facebook announced that it was incorporating Amber Alerts into users’ news feeds: “The inclusion of Amber Alert messages into Facebook’s newsfeed is a savvy and empathetic strategy that will save lives,” said U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.). “In an ever-evolving […]

January 10, 2015

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON BEGINNING OF SAME SEX MARRIAGE IN FLORIDA

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman (FL-23) released the following statement this morning as legal same-sex marriages began across Florida: “This is a momentous and moving day in Florida history. Today, we proudly turn the page on marriage discrimination and look toward a future that is more loving and closer to our ideals as a […]

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ BEGINS SIXTH TERM IN CONGRESS

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz was sworn in today to begin her sixth term representing the people of South Florida in Congress. Wasserman Schultz represents Florida’s 23rd Congressional District, which stretches from Weston to Port Everglades to Miami Beach. “Representing this culturally and geographically diverse community is an incredible honor and responsibility, and […]

January 8, 2015

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON PALESTINIAN ICC APPLICATION

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), a member of the State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement today after the Palestinians formally submitted an application for membership in the International Criminal Court late last week: “I am deeply concerned and frankly quite frustrated that Palestinian officials have now formally submitted […]

December 20, 2014

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON UPDATED U.S. POLICY TOWARD CUBA

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement today after President Obama announced the United States will update its policy approach to Cuba: “Like the President, I too envision a bright future for the Cuban people where their basic human rights are respected and they can access information freely. While I […]

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON ALAN GROSS RELEASE

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement today after the Obama Administration announced the release of Alan Gross from a Cuban prison: “I am thrilled that Alan Gross is coming home today after five long, difficult years for him and his family. The Castro regime’s detention of Alan put his […]

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