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Washington, DC- This week, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and Congresswoman Susan Brooks (IN-05) introduced H.R. 2307, the Protecting Access to Lifesaving Screenings Act (PALS Act). The PALS Act would postpone recent United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations that could severely limit women’s access to mammograms: “I was diagnosed with breast cancer at […]

Washington, DC ­– U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), released the following statement in response to the Republican vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act: “The Trumpcare 2.0 bill that Republicans passed today is one of the most deceptive and destructive pieces of legislation to ever emerge from my time in the U.S. House of […]

Washington, DC ­– U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), the only Florida Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement today after passage of H.R. 244, which included the pending 2017 Omnibus spending bill: “As a member of the Appropriations Committee, I was proud to work with my colleagues to achieve a bipartisan […]

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement today in observance of Jewish American Heritage Month: “This May, I am delighted to celebrate the 12th annual Jewish American Heritage Month as we honor the profound impact American Jews have made on our country’s history and culture. The American Jewish experience […]

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day: “On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom Hashoah, we honor the memory of the six million Jews and other political, religious, and social minorities who were murdered in the worst genocide in human history. We take this moment […]

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in recognition of Earth Day: “As we celebrate Earth Day 2017, there has never in my lifetime been a greater urgency to protect our environment by adopting aggressive, common-sense strategies to combat climate change. Unfortunately, the Trump Administration remains willfully ignorant and […]

Sunrise – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s signing of H.J. Res. 43, a resolution under the Congressional Review Act that targets Americans’ access to family planning services: “Today President Trump endorsed yet another legislative attempt to weaken women’s access to vital health care servics. For […]

Sunrise – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in observance of Passover: “Sundown marks the beginning of Passover, a Jewish holiday that includes storytelling, reflection and a recommitment to our values of justice and service to others. Every Passover, we gather with family and friends around the Seder table to read […]

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on the U.S. airstrikes in Syria: “Last night’s targeted missile attack on al-Shayrat air base was a measured and appropriate response to the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons against innocent men, women, and children. Since 2011, Bashar al-Assad’s forces have killed […]

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) and Lamar Smith (TX-21) introduced legislation in the House today that would help ensure victims of domestic violence and sexual assault receive protection from eviction and have legal access to housing. According to a National Law Center on Poverty & Homelessness survey of social service providers […]