SUN SENTINEL: How a new federal courthouse may trigger Fort Lauderdale’s ‘south of the river’ building boom

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As it happened, local government officials had to journey to Washington, D.C, last year to request an extra $55 million to supplement the $190 million Congress appropriated for the courthouse project in 2018. For her efforts, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, received accolades at the groundbreaking.

Wasserman Schultz, Díaz-Balart Lead Florida Delegation in Push for GSP Renewal to Boost Local Economy, Lower Consumer Prices

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  Washington, D.C. –Today, U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-25) and Mario Díaz-Balart (FL-26) led the majority of Florida’s congressional delegation in authoring a letter to Members of the House Ways and Means Committee requesting that Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) and Ranking Member Richard Neal (MA-01) to boost the economy and cut consumer costs by advancing legislation to…

Wasserman Schultz Statement on Reports of Resumption of Venezuelan Repatriation

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I applauded the Administration’s recent decision to extend TPS and provide humanitarian parole for Venezuelan migrants, each vital steps that recognize the scale of fear and despair inflicted by Maduro’s regime, and the reality that many no longer have a home to return to. ? For similar reasons, I oppose resuming costly repatriation flights to Venezuela, as well as any step towards resuming commercial travel, without ironclad commitments from Maduro’s regime to address the causes of this displacement crisis: corruption, state violence, and assaults on democracy.

Wasserman Schultz, Salazar Introduce VOICE Act to Counter Interference in Venezuelan Presidential Election

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“With backing from America’s most dangerous adversaries, Maduro and his cronies continue to draw from the dictatorial playbook to the detriment of Venezuelans,” said Rep. Wasserman Schultz. “This legislation draws a red line when it comes to his desperate attempts to cling to power by disenfranchising his opponents. The U.S. and its allies must stand united in our efforts to restore democracy in Venezuela.”

Wasserman Schultz, Klobuchar, Cardin, Fitzpatrick, and DeSaulnier Lead Cancer Survivorship Bill

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From the point of diagnosis, through active treatment and transitions to primary care, until the end of life, this legislation sets the standards of care that all survivors need and deserve. The CCSA confronts care planning, transition, navigation, workforce, education, and awareness, and empowers survivors with the best possible resources and care to overcome this terrible disease. NO survivor or family should be left in the wilderness to navigate this disease or its aftermath.” ?

FLORIDA POLITICS: Broward County and Fort Lauderdale will get $15.7 million to reduce train-vehicle collisions and blocked rail crossings, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Office announced.

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“I want to deliver safer, speedier travel and cut down commute times in South Florida, and that requires an across government effort, so I’m proud that President Biden and Congress partnered to deliver that help to our community,” Wasserman Schultz said.