| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:24 AM
It’s August, so that means arguing over Obamacare.
And, as described in the article posted below this one, South Floridians are getting an earful from a massive marketing campaign and political pitches attempting to sell the virtues or sound the...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:11 PM
For years, the proliferation of sober houses has been a source of frustration for city leaders and neighbors.
Both groups groused about the lack of regulation in place to govern sober houses, which are group homes that shelter people recovering from...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Last week: A vote in Congress on military intervention in Syria got delayed because of a possible diplomatic resolution proposed by Russia. I have spent much of the week focused on the crisis in Syria. I had nearly 7,500 constituents on a listening...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Representative Lois Frankel is an experienced public servant with a strong record of bringing jobs and opportunity to South Florida. After serving 14 years in the Florida state legislature, including as the first woman Democratic minority leader, Lois...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 5:54 PM
– Marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, former President Bill Clinton said Tuesday that registering to vote and participating in elections is a way to honor the service members who defend the nation's security....
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Buried in 18 pages of containing close to 200 campaign expenditures from the weeks just before and after Adam Hasner lost his campaign for Congress is one notable purchase: On Nov. 26, almost three weeks after Republican Hasner lost to Democrat Lois...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Air-control facilities at the Boca Raton and North Perry airports are among 149 around the country that will be forced to close next month as a result of federal budget cuts through September, the Federal Aviation Administration announced on Friday.
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:09 AM
After days of jetting around the country to sell his State of the Union proposals, President Barack Obama is following the path set by previous presidents — coming to South Florida for some R&R.
The White House has been mum about details, the...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Lois Frankel, who becomes South Florida’s newest member of Congress next week, said Thursday it’s difficult to see how the so-called fiscal cliff of higher taxes and dramatic federal spending reductions on Jan. 1 will be resolved.
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:44 PM
It was mostly a time for celebration and sentiment on Monday as four members of South Florida held a ceremonial swearing in to mark their new terms in Congress. But there were also some somber moments and serious policy as participants marked the one-...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:36 AM
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, gave her first one-minute speech on the floor of the U.S. House at midday Tuesday.
She marked the 40th anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision in which the U.S. Supreme Court found a constitutionally protected...