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(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) was pleased that critical national and South Florida investments are contained in the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2018, and in voting for it, she applauded the Democratss’ effort to defeat of numerous attacks on environmental, worker and women’s health rights that Republicans sought to include in the […]

(Sunrise, Fla.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in honor of Women’s History Month: “When it comes to ending violence and discrimination in all its forms, millions of brave women are leading today’s fight. Whether it’s outing workplace discrimination, preserving health care access or ending gun violence, these heroines of […]

(Sunrise, Fla.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after Special Counsel Mueller released new indictments today against 13 Russian nationals and a trio of entities for violating U.S. criminal laws and conspiring to interfere with U.S. elections: “These indictments today demonstrate more clearly than ever that Russia’s brazen and outrageous […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement on the Broward County school shooting: “As a Broward County resident for nearly 30 years and an elected official for most of that time, my heart breaks for the victims, their families, friends, and loved ones. As a parent of a Broward County high school […]

(WASHINGTON D.C.) – U. S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement on President Trump’s 2019 budget: “The Trump budget dumps the costs of his tax cuts for giant corporations squarely on the middle class and those still struggling to get there, while continuing to leave much of the tab for the next […]

(Washington D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement in response to the funding bill and Republican-controlled government shutdown: “Because Democrats stood united in support of vital investments in our people, this bill is a step in the right direction toward providing adequate resources for our nation’s vast domestic and defense […]

(WASHINGTON, DC) — House lawmakers passed sexual harassment reform legislation today that includes a Congressional accountability measure based on a bill filed by U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) which requires sexual harassment cases to be automatically referred to the Ethics Committee, helping lift the shroud of secrecy cloaking settlements. U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel (FL-21), […]

(Washington, D.C) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement on Polish President Andrzej Duda’s stated intent to sign a bill that would make it illegal to accuse his nation of complicity in crimes committed by Nazi Germany, including the Holocaust: “I am deeply disappointed and dismayed by Polish President Duda’s announcement […]

  By Vanessa Medina SUNRISE, FLA. (WSVN) – Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and South Florida leaders showed support for Haitian immigrants who may be losing their Temporary Protective Status. During a Monday afternoon meeting, Wasserman-Schultz was joined by Broward County Superintendent Robert Runcie to discuss what can be done to help children in Broward County. […]

“Each February we honor the remarkable, but too-often unacknowledged achievements and contributions and the painful sacrifices that African-Americans have made to our nation’s political, economic, social and cultural fabric. It was fifty years ago today, for instance, that a pair of Memphis sanitation workers, seeking shelter from the rain in the back of a city […]