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  • Wasserman Schultz on Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2018
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women, Environment, Breast Cancer Research, Health Care, Economy & Jobs, Veterans, Military & Defense

    Wasserman Schultz Lauds Critical Omnibus Act Funding and Rejection of Trump Budget (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 $1.3 trillion spending plan. “This Omnibus is far from p... Read more

  • Trump Shutdown: Questions & Answers
    Posted in In the News on January 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women, Veterans, Military & Defense

    Questions and Answers on the Impacts of a GOP Government Shutdown Will I keep receiving my Social Security and SSI checks? During a government shutdown, recipients will continue to receive their Social Security and SSI checks. However, a shutdown suspends the issuance of Social Security cards. On a typical day, approximately 60,000 Americans apply for Social Security cards, which they may need to be able to start a job, take out a loan, open a bank account, or conduct other financial transactio... Read more

  • ROLL CALL: Bill Aimed at Combating Sexual Harassment Unveiled
    Posted in In the News on January 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women

    ROLL CALL Bill Aimed at Combating Sexual Harassment Unveiled By Katherine Tully-McManus A sweeping bill aimed at combating sexual harassment on Capitol Hill was introduced Thursday by House Administration Chairman Gregg Harper. The Mississippi Republican said he hopes the measure will be expedited through the chamber. Lawmakers say the the bill will make the reporting, resolution and settlement process more transparent, while also protecting victims’ identities and providing options for House em... Read more

  • Reps. Wasserman Schultz and Frankel Push Ethics Accountability Bill for Sexual Harassment in Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women

    U. S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) filed legislation today that would require sexual harassment cases to be automatically referred to the Ethics Committee in order to help lift the shroud of secrecy cloaking settlements, and to ensure a more accountable culture in Congress. Read more

  • CBS Miami: It’s Sign-Up Season For The Affordable Care Act
    Posted in In the News on November 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women, Health Care

    It’s sign-up season for the Affordable Care Act, but the Trump administration isn’t making it easy by cutting the enrollment period in half, slashing advertising and dialing back on counselors who help consumers get through the process. Sign-up begins Wednesday. "Affordable choices are still available." Read more

  • NBC 6 Miami: Breast Cancer Early Detection a Top Priority For Survivor U.S. Rep. Wasserman Schultz
    Posted in In the News on October 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women, Breast Cancer Research, Education, Health Care, Veterans

    "I know that early detection saves lives and if you cut out a decade between when women are 40 and 50 years and they don’t begin screening starting at 40 then you know that we’re going to lose thousands and thousands more women than we would if they had access to that screening beginning at 40," the congresswoman said. Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz on Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women, Health Care

    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 now nearly a decade removed from the day my doctor gave me news I never expected to hear. As a breast cancer survivor, I consider it my responsibility to share my... Read more