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(Washington, DC) – Today Rep. Wasserman Schultz (FL-20) joined a majority in the House of Representatives in support of landmark energy independence legislation (H.R. 3221 and H.R. 2776) that will help make our nation more secure, create new American jobs, reduce energy costs to consumers, and fight global warming.  “This Energy legislation protects our environment, […]

(Washington, DC)  —  A comprehensive program aimed at reducing risks to human life and economic loss caused by hurricanes, tornadoes, and other windstorms will receive funding as a result of an amendment offered by Rep. Wasserman Schultz (FL-20) and passed by the House of Representatives. The amendment, offered to the 2008 Commerce-Justice-Science appropriations bill funds […]

By Lyndsey LaytonThe Washington Post Before the sun rose over their Florida home, Debbie Wasserman Schultz pulled the thermometer from the mouth of her 8-year-old daughter, Rebecca, and checked the mercury: 103 degrees.      Stay home? Or go to work? It’s a dilemma familiar to millions of working mothers. But her situation is complex: The job […]

(Washington, DC)  — Community-based health centers throughout the country will be able to continue family centered HIV care because of an amendment to the Labor, Health and Education spending bill offered by Rep. Wasserman Schultz, and passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, July 19, 2007. “As HIV infections in women and young […]

CBS 4 News (CBS4) FT. LAUDERDALE As we head into another summer, we can pretty much expect three things. It will be really, really hot and muggy. It will be really, really hot and muggy. And we’ll be paying a ‘pretty penny’ at the pump.      For most, it will mean shorter drives or cutting back […]

(Davie, FL)  —  U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Weston) addressed students at Piper High School, in Davie, about the history and significance of African American and Jewish relations and the importance of minority rights, through a video presentation of “From Swastika to Jim Crow.”  The event was part of a series of programs Rep. Wasserman […]

  By Richard E. CohenNational Journal Congress Daily Members of Congress don’t always make the best neighbors. Just ask Rep. Dennis Cardoza, D-Calif., who lives in the basement apartment of a Capitol Hill row house owned by Rep. Shelley Berkley, D-Nev., his upstairs landlady. In the row house next door are three colleagues — Reps. […]

Pool & Spa News By Rebecca Robledo Pool & Spa News The first federal pool safety bill in U.S. history has been reintroduced in Congress.       The Pool and Spa Safety Act (HR 1721) is sponsored by U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.). The legislation proposes that the Consumer Product Safety Commission distribute federal grants […]