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April 8, 2014

Statement on National Equal Pay Day

Washington, DC – DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on National Equal Pay Day: “On National Equal Pay Day, we are reminded of how we impede our own success when we refuse to compensate women equally. Women still make just 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man. Over a lifetime, […]

April 5, 2014

Wasserman Schultz Statement on Ryan Budget

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), a former member of the House Budget Committee, released the following statement today after Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) released his FY 2015 budget proposal: “A budget proposal of this magnitude should reflect the priorities of a dynamic, diverse, and growing nation. Instead, Chairman Ryan has forged […]

March 26, 2014

Wasserman Schultz: Four Years Later, Millions of Americans Are Benefiting from the Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON – This Sunday marks the fourth anniversary of President Obama signing the Affordable Care Act into law. U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), who authored the portion of the law that created the EARLY Act, a breast cancer early awareness and education program for young women after her own battle against the disease, issued […]

March 23, 2014

Wasserman Schultz Lauds Medal of Honor Award for Two South FL Veterans

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) applauded President Obama’s posthumous decoration of two South Florida Veterans today with the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military award. In all, 24 service members were honored at the White House ceremony, including 19 Hispanic, African American, or Jewish Veterans. Private First Class Leonard Kravitz and […]

March 11, 2014

Wasserman Schultz Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Underrepresented Student Participation in STEM

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) introduced bipartisan legislation today with U.S. Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX) that will increase the participation of underrepresented students in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. H.R. 4161, the 21st Century STEM for Underrepresented Students Act, would target K-8 students who face barriers to STEM education […]

March 10, 2014

Wasserman Schultz Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Underrepresented Student Participation in STEM

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) introduced bipartisan legislation today with U.S. Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX) that will increase the participation of underrepresented students in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. H.R. 4161, the 21st Century STEM for Underrepresented Students Act, would target K-8 students who face barriers to STEM education […]

March 1, 2014

Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement Honoring Women’s History Month

Washington, DC – March 1st marks the beginning of Women’s History Month. In recognition, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement: “Women’s History Month is special to me not just as a woman but as a mother, as a daughter and as a wife. It is inspiring to think how far we’ve come […]

February 16, 2014

Wasserman Schultz Statement on Vote to Raise Debt Ceiling

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement today after voting to raise the debt ceiling of the United States. The measure passed the House 221 to 201: “Today’s vote to raise the debt ceiling was a vote to uphold the full faith and credit of the United States of America, […]

February 8, 2014

Wasserman Schultz Joins ‘Characters United’ Campaign to Combat Hate and Discrimination

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) announced today that that she is partnering with USA Network in its efforts to promote Characters Unite Month this February, continuing the Network’s award-winning, five-year public service campaign to combat hate and discrimination. Along with other Members of Congress, Rep. Wasserman Schultz appears in an “I Won’t […]

February 7, 2014

Recognizing International Holocaust Remembrance Day

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) made the following statement today recognizing International Holocaust Remembrance Day, in honor of Holocaust survivors: “Today, along with Israel and communities across the world, we pause to solemnly commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day and all of those who perished. Today we not only mourn those lost in […]

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