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November 4, 2014

Thank you!

I am truly grateful for the support that I received today and I am honored to continue to represent my constituents in the 23rd Congressional District. I am looking forward to continuing to represent our community in our nation’s capital and will work everyday to stand up for the families of South Florida. There is […]

September 15, 2014

FLORIDA & NEW HAMPSHIRE REPS. INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN RESOLUTION TO HONOR SLAIN JOURNALISTS JAMES FOLEY AND STEVEN SOTLOFF

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), along with her colleagues Ann McLane Kuster (NH-02), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), Gus Bilirakis (FL-12), Alcee L. Hastings (FL-20), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), and Ted Deutch (FL-21) introduced a resolution in the House honoring the lives of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, and condemning the actions of […]

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on Hispanic Heritage Month

Washington, DC – DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on the commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month: “Today begins our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and the long history of invaluable contributions that Hispanic Americans have made to our nation. From the earliest settlement at St. Augustine through generations of immigrants, Hispanics […]

September 12, 2014

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act

Washington, DC – DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on tomorrow marking the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act: “Twenty years ago, due to the leader of then Senator Joe Biden and countless others, the Violence Against Women Act put in place critical protections that have held violent offenders […]

September 11, 2014

HOUSE PASSES WASSERMAN SCHULTZ BILL TO STOP TAX RETURN ID THEFT

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives passed legislation today authored by U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) that would stiffen penalties for criminals who engage in identity theft through stolen tax returns. H.R. 744, the Stopping Tax Offenders and Prosecuting Identity Theft Act of 2014, known as the STOP Identity Theft Act, passed the House […]

DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on the Anniversary of September 11th

Washington, DC – DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on the Anniversary of September 11th: “Five years ago, Congress designated today as the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance. Thus, one of the darkest days in our nation’s history is instead an embrace of what is best about America. […]

September 5, 2014

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON REPORTED KILLING OF STEVEN SOTLOFF

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement today after the release of a video reportedly showing the murder of South Florida journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State: “I am absolutely devastated at the reported murder of Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State. Steven was a dedicated journalist who committed […]

September 1, 2014

DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement in celebration of Labor Day

“Today, many Americans will celebrate Labor Day with their friends and families. Countless others will go to work and do their job just like any other day. “Every American worker has contributed to building America into what it is today and what it can be in the future. But one Monday in September is not […]

August 26, 2014

DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

Washington, DC – DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement in celebration of Women’s Equality Day: “Today we celebrate Women’s Equality Day, the 94th anniversary of the certification of the 19th amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote. Since our nation’s founding, the struggle to form a more perfect union has moved […]

August 3, 2014

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON RECENT SANCTIONS AGAINST VENEZUELA

WASHINGTON– U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on the Obama Administrations recent sanctions against Venezuela. “I strongly commend the Obama Administration for taking action against the Venezuelan officials who have perpetrated egregious human rights violations against the citizens of Venezuela. “In February of this year, thousands of Venezuelans bravely took to […]

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