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“On Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, we honor the memory of the six million Jews and millions of other social and ethnic minorities who were systematically murdered by the Nazi regime in the worst genocide in human history. We also honor the living victims of this unspeakable mass crime and are mindful that as the […]

PEMBROKE PINES (CBSMiami) — Congresswoman Debbie Wassermann Schultz held a two-hour town hall meeting on gun violence and school security Saturday afternoon in Pembroke Pines. More than 300 people showed up to the event including students, parents and concerned citizens who want stricter gun laws. Wasserman Schultz said, “We let too many people who shouldn’t […]

“Sundown marks the beginning of Passover, a holiday of reflection, storytelling, and a recommitment to the values of freedom and justice. As my family, friends, and I sit down for the traditional Seder, we remind ourselves that many in our own community and country still yearn for equality. We must be mindful that, throughout the […]

(Pembroke Pines, Fla.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) announced today that they have introduced the Ammunition Background Check Act of 2018, a bicameral piece of legislation that would enforce current federal law by requiring instant background checks for the sale of gun ammunition to prevent criminals from illegally […]

(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 […]