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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

  • Wasserman Schultz Statement on the Passing of Sgt. Johnson
    Posted in Press Releases on October 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Military & Defense

    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), the Ranking Member on the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement honoring Sgt. Johnson on the day of his wake: “Sgt. La David Terrence Johnson, a son of South Florida, served our country with great honor and pride. He will be remembered as a mentor and a role model who believed deeply in the promise of America and left us far too soon. My thoughts are with his widow Myeshia... Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz Statement on Trump’s Iran Deal Announcement
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Israel, Military & Defense

    Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s decision to decertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran: “Negotiating and signing on to the Iran deal was a difficult decision, but staying in it is not. President Trump’s indefensible and reckless mission to undermine this multilateral agreement harms U.S. national security and puts our allies, including Israel, at risk. Throughout this process, President Trump has disreg... Read more

  • WSVN: Help For Our Heroes
    Posted in In the News on September 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Veterans, Military & Defense

    Disabled vets are facing a parking shortage at Miami’s VA Hospital. Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz is doing something about it. Read more