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It is every Americans’ patriotic duty to ensure that these veterans can access the benefits and services they so rightly deserve, including comprehensive health services, employment and educational opportunities. This care must also include support for their families, for they too have sacrificed much for all of us. (Sunrise, Fla.) – Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz […]

The bipartisan PROTECT Our Children Act of 2017 was signed into law late Thursday and reauthorizes for another five years the National Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Data System, a national network of 61 coordinated task forces that combat child exploitation across the country. This law is a primary law enforcement tool used to keep […]

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to decertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran: “Negotiating and signing on to the Iran deal was a difficult decision, but staying in it is not. President Trump’s indefensible and reckless mission to undermine this multilateral agreement […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement to mark October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: “As we mark the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we take time to celebrate and remember the millions of individuals and families who have been impacted by this terrible disease. My family and I are […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schulz (FL-23) released the following statement on the shooting in Las Vegas: “While we mourn for the victims, families, survivors and first responders who went through this horrific tragedy in Las Vegas, we cannot stop the conversation there. There was an airport mass shooting in my community in January, and Orlando’s […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on the need for Congress to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides funding for uninsured children: “Health care for hundreds of thousands of children in Florida is in jeopardy because Republicans refuse to hold a vote on the CHIP program before it […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement regarding Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision to not hold a vote on the Graham-Cassidy version of Trumpcare: “Courageous Americans called, spoke out and protested the Republicans’ latest appalling attempt to destroy our health care system, and together we beat it back – once again. Even […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement today in observance of Rosh Hashanah: “As the sun sets and Rosh Hashanah begins, so does our time of reflection and renewal. Tonight my family and I will join Jews from all over the world to celebrate the Jewish New Year and recommit ourselves to […]

In The First Turn Debbie is fighting for us Debbie has introduced three major pieces of legislation that would protect Florida’s health, communities, and environment. Protecting Access to Lifesaving Screenings Act (PALS Act) of 2017, which helps ensure that women are covered for mammograms and other preventative health measures by their insurers. Fair Housing for […]