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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 […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement after it was announced President Trump will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “President Trump’s heartless, cowardly decision to eliminate the DACA program will spread anxiety and chaos throughout communities across the nation. It is yet another cruel, unnecessary and divisive policy […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in observance of Labor Day: “So much of what we have in this nation, we owe to the brave union sisters and brothers who organized, fought and died for a better life for all of us. These victories touch our lives every day. Whether it’s […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement regarding the current situation in Venezuela and the latest sanctions announcement from the Trump Administration: “Venezuela is clearly governed by a brutal dictator who has plunged that nation into political and economic chaos that has resulted in legitimate fear for the safety of Venezuelans who […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement after President Trump pardoned former Sheriff Joe Arpaio tonight: “After drawing kudos from racists for his response to a fatal white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Donald Trump chooses now, of all times, to pardon former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. This shameful act – done […]

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement to mark the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew making landfall in South Florida: “As we remember the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew devastating South Florida, we recall the destruction and damage the storm left in its path. The storm upended the lives of tens of […]

(Washington D.C.) – Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), the Ranking Member on the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement today in response to President Trump’s speech on Afghanistan: “President Trump has a responsibility to the American people to explain his strategy to end our nation’s longest war. Instead, […]

(Washington D.C.) – Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement today in response to the University of Florida’s decision to deny a request from a white supremacist organization to hold an event on campus: “Today I am especially proud to be a Florida Gator. In the shadow of Charlottesville, we stand at a […]

(Washington D.C.) – Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement today calling upon elected officials in Florida to enter a special legislative session to replace a Confederate statue in the U.S. Capitol: “While the events in Charlottesville represent our nation’s original sin, we know these hateful acts do not define who we are […]

(Washington D.C.) — U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in response to the violent and racially intimidating white nationalist protests in Charlottesville this weekend over the removal of Confederate monuments: “The racially terrorizing violence playing out in Charlottesville must be clearly and forcefully denounced. This horrific display of hatred and white […]