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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 […]

December 19, 2014

CAMPAIGN TO EDUCATE YOUNG WOMEN ABOUT BREAST CANCER RISKS REAUTHORIZED BY SENATE – HEADS TO PRESIDENT OBAMA’S DESK

WASHINGTON – The Breast Health Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young Act, or the EARLY Act, was reauthorized for five years today by the Senate by Unanimous Consent. H.R. 5185 was introduced by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) and Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.) in the House and Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and David Vitter (R-LA). […]

December 15, 2014

WASSERMAN SCHULTZ STATEMENT ON CROMNIBUS VOTE

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement this evening regarding her ‘yea’ vote on the cromnibus bill: “As a member of the House Appropriations Committee, I know that House and Senate appropriators worked hard on a spending package to fund our government for the rest of the fiscal year. As […]

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