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  1. E&C Committee Takes Up Hotel Booking Scams As Travel Season Gets UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    ... best to book direct - so consumers should have that option. We thank the original cosponsors, Representative Lois Frankel, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Bill Shuster, for their diligent work on protecting consumers. And we are grateful to Jamie for ...


  2. Study recommends new federal courthouse for Fort LauderdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    The downtown federal courthouse needs to be replaced, a new federal study has determined, something that local judges, attorneys and area officials have been saying for years. The current facility on Broward Boulevard at Northeast Third Avenue has had leaking roofs, mold, flooding problems and cramped offices.


  3. Letter: Congress must fix sober house issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | Palm Beach Post

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Assistant Secretary Gustavo Velasquez and Congresswoman Lois Frankel after meeting with local leaders to discuss sober homes. Your staff writer, Joe Capozzi, deserves a reward for the information he gleaned from officials who attended the meeting with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Assistant Secretary Gustavo Velasquez regarding sober homes in Palm Beach County neighborhoods.


  4. City leaders to discuss sober homes with federal housing official,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    City leaders in Palm Beach and Broward counties will meet with a federal housing official on Monday afternoon to discuss how to resolve problems presented by some sober homes in South Florida. Rep. Lois Frankel plans to have a private meeting with local mayors, city managers, commissioners and city attorneys at the Crest Theater Library in Delray Beach's Old School Square.


  5. Victim Returns to Hill as Human Trafficking Bill AnnouncedRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Roll Call

    Shandra Woworuntu, who traveled to the U.S. from Indonesia and was forced into sex slavery, returned to the Capitol on Wednesday for the announcement of bipartisan legislation to further combat human trafficking, an issue she has pressed Congress to address more aggressively. "We need to expand the visa data transparency," said Woworuntu, who was trafficked in Connecticut and Florida.


  6. Two Years Later, Women in Congress Fight to #BringBackOurGirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | MSNBC

    On Congresswoman Fredericka Wilson's website a clock counted down the days, hours, seconds and minutes since terrorists tore through the village of Chibok, Nigeria and ripped 200 schoolgirls from their community in a violent rampage that shocked the world. Our prayers are with the missing Nigerian girls and their families.


  7. Who won the debate? Clinton did. No, Sanders didRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders faced off in a lengthy battle Wednesday to win over the votes of Hispanic voters in their last debate before critical primaries in Florida and four other large states next week. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders faced off in a lengthy battle Wednesday to win over the votes of Hispanic voters in their last debate before critical primaries in Florida and four other large states next week.


  8. Florida legislators: More partisan thanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Congressional Quarterly's review of voting patterns found that 20 of the Sunshine State's 27 House members sided with most members of their own party against most members of the other party more than the average amount of time in 2015. House Democrats as a whole voted in line with each other an average 92 percent of the time.


  9. Frankel to push for FEMA to forgive counties' storm debtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Palm Beach Post

    A bill that gets Palm Beach County out of most of a $3.28 million federal tab for hurricane cleanup has passed the U.S. House and is on its way to the Senate, U.S. Rep Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, said late Monday. The amount owed by the county government, and other local entities within the county, totals $14.1 million of the total $35 million owed by entities in Florida, Frankel said.


  10. The pope, The Donald, and MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    It's another Friday, but a big one for presidential politics as Republicans in South Carolina and Democrats in Nevada go to the polls tomorrow. Nevada's looking like it could be another Iowa, with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders running neck and neck.


  11. South Florida members of Congress focus on issues affecting gay and lesbian seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    The bipartisan congressional caucus that focuses on LGBT equality has created a task force to focus on aging issues affecting gays and lesbians. U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch , a Democrat who represents Broward and Palm Beach counties, will serve as chairman of the task force.


  12. House LGBT Equality Caucus Announces Creation of LGBT Aging Issues Task ForceRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus announced today that it has formed a task force to push for legislative and administrative action to protect the dignity and security of elderly LGBT people. Rep. Ted Deutch has accepted the Caucus Co-Chairs' request to serve as chair the bipartisan task force.


  13. A National Day To Honor Disabled American Veterans Is A Step Closer To ActualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    Unless you are one of their family members or friends, or unless you are professional colleagues or live in the towns in which they reside, their names will have no special meaning to you. But they should.


  14. Bill Clinton in South Florida to rally Democrats for Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Former President Bill Clinton appears at the Port of Palm Beach cruise terminal in Riviera Beach on behalf of his wife's presidential candidacy. - A Hillary Clinton rally - without the candidate - is aimed at trying to shore up South Florida support for the Democratic presidential candidate.


  15. Florida 'superdelegates' a likely Clinton advantageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Much of the attention on Florida's March 15 presidential primary has been lavished on the crowded Republican side - even former candidates Chris Christie , Carly Fiorina , Bobby Jindal and Mike Huckabee will be on the ballot, by the way - in which whoever wins the most votes will receive all 99 GOP delegates at stake. But on the Democratic side, Bernie Sanders can pick up delegates in Florida even if he fails to beat Hillary Clinton , who currently leads him by about 40 percentage points in polls.


  16. AH&LA Supports U.S. Act to Stop Booking ScamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Hotel Business

    The American Hotel and Lodging Association , the national association representing the lodging industry, has publicly supported members of the U.S. Congress with the introduction of a bill that focuses on addressing online hotel booking scams. AH&LA estimates these scams effect 15 million hotel bookings a year; at a cost of $1.3 billion.


  17. Warning about online hotel scammersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | WPBF



  18. Bill introduced fights hotel scam websitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. - When most of us find some time and extra money for a vacation we go online and admire beautiful vacation photos from exotic places.


  19. To Debbie Wasserman Schultz, from one Floridian to another, you lost in NH, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Fox News

    Although I am an active Republican in Florida, it has been a pleasure for me to have a friendly and respectful relationship with many Democrats including Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Like many Americans, the stories about how Republican President Ronald Reagan and Democratic Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill worked together for the good of the country inspire us about the way politics should be.


  20. Federal legislation would combat online hotel booking scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Stop Online Booking Scams Act was filed by Rep. Lois Frankel , Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , and Rep. Bill Shuster . "Booking a hotel room for a dream vacation should not lead to a nightmare," said Frankel in a news release.