U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) spoke to Facing South Florida With Jim DeFede about the need to pass condo reform in the wake of the Surfside tragedy. This aired on 4/17/2022 on WFOR Miami Channel 4.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) talks about the need for state reform of condominium laws as the one-year anniversary of the deadly Surfside anniversary approaches. Gov. Ron DeSantis and state GOP lawmakers can make this a priority, but have not done so. This aired on WFOR Channel 4 in Miami on 4/17/22.
Florida’s Congressional Democrats last night called on Gov. Ron DeSantis to put condominium reform on its agenda for next week’s special legislative session, and uphold a commitment to tackle the issue after 98 people died in a Surfside building collapse last year. “The Florida House and Senate each had condominium reform legislation that failed to pass both chambers in the waning hours of the 2022 legislative session,” said the letter led by U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23). “Ensuring...
I helped secure a historic $250M for nonprofit security grants to help protect synagogues and other houses of worship in the recent gov’t spending package. And the #BidenBudget builds on our progress by seeking $360M in 2023. Visit @DHSgov to learn more ⬇️ https://www.fema.gov/grants/preparedness/nonprofit-security
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL -23) discussed the Russian invasion Ukraine and the client-state influence Putin wields in Latin America, namely Venezuela and Cuba. This aired on MSNBC on 3.5.22.
It's past time we recognize Puerto Rico statehood. As we celebrate 105 years of Puerto Ricans being American citizens, I'll keep working to ensure they get equal access to healthcare and federal programs - they pay taxes for them. Our fellow Americans deserve equality! #Shorts
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) joined several Democrats in filing legislation that would speed up the reunification process for Cuban families. Passage of the Cuban Family Reunification Parole Program Act would help reunite family members from Cuba in the United States, and provide a pathway to escape an authoritarian regime, and untangle a backlog in cases that delays them for years.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) said Democrats fight to lower heath and prescription costs, and support local governments so police and fire fighters can stay on the job. Republicans have no plan to make people's lives better, so they stoke culture wars to fire up their nativist base. This aired on MSNBC on Feb. 19, 2022.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) knows that black women doctors and nurses risk their own health on our COVID frontlines. Many often work double shifts at home as primary caretakers and backup teachers, all while facing food and health care deserts that centuries of Jim Crow left behind in their communities. We need to swiftly address maternal mortality and other health disparities African American women face. That includes opening up broadband access to make seeing a doctor easier and...
Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz speaks on the passage of legislation that will place the US Postal Service on firm financial footing. House Democrats worked across the aisle to pass long-overdue reforms to better help Americans get their mail on time, protect six-day deliveries, and install transparency reforms. Now, it is up to the Senate to act and protect this critical national service.