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Shalala Warns Against Withdrawing CARES Funding

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MIAMI, FL– Today, Congresswoman Shalala (FL-27) issued the following statement in response to a letter sent yesterday by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announcing that he will comply with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s request to return unused CARES Act funds: “Yesterday, almost 200,000 Americans tested positive for COVID-19 and the number of cases continues to rise. Returning the CAR... Read more »

Donna Shalala Congratulates Joe Biden on Being Elected the Next President of the United States.

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MIAMI, FL– Today, Congresswoman Shalala (FL-27) issued the following statement in response to reporting that Vice President Joe Biden has been elected the next President of the United States: “Many years ago, Alexis de Tocqueville observed that ‘the greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.’ The American people ha... Read more »

Donna Shalala Receives Assurances that Ballots will be Delivered on Time

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MIAMI, FL– Today, U.S. Representative Donna Shalala (FL-27) issued the following statement in response to reporting yesterday that mail-in ballots were piling up at the Princeton post office in southern Miami-Dade County: “Over the past few weeks, my office has been in regular communication with the Miami-Dade County Postmaster's office to voice concerns about the timely delivery of vote-by-mail b... Read more »

Congressional Oversight Commission Publishes Sixth Report

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Washington, D.C. - The members of the bipartisan Congressional Oversight Commission have published their sixth report. It is available for review here. The Commission's five previous reports are also available for review at the Congressional Oversight Commission’s website. Last month, the Congressional Oversight Commission hosted its second public hearing, examining the Municipal Liquidity Facilit... Read more »

Congresswoman Donna Shalala and Commissioner Bharat Ramamurti Applaud Federal Reserve’s Adoption of Their Proposals to Help Struggling Businesses

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MIAMI, FL - Today, Congresswoman Donna Shalala (FL-D) and Commissioner Bharat Ramamurti, members of the Congressional Oversight Commission overseeing CARES Act economic stabilization efforts, applauded the Federal Reserve’s announcement implementing proposals by Shalala and Ramamurti to make the Main Street Lending Program (MSLP) work better for smaller businesses. In August, Congresswoman Shalala... Read more »

Donna Shalala Condemns Maduro’s Upcoming Sham Elections

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WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, U.S. Representative Donna Shalala (FL-27) joined her colleagues as an original cosponsor of a bipartisan resolution denouncing the Maduro regime’s plan to hold elections in December 2020 for the Venezuelan National Assembly that will violate international standards of freedom, fairness, and transparency. “The socialist, authoritarian policies of Nicolas Maduro have destroy... Read more »

Congressional Oversight Commission Publishes Fifth Report

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Washington, D.C. - The members of the bipartisan Congressional Oversight Commission have published their fifth report. It is available for review here. The Commission's four previous reports are also available for review at the Congressional Oversight Commission’s website. Last month, the Congressional Oversight Commission hosted its second public hearing, examining the Municipal Liquidity Facilit... Read more »

Rep. Donna Shalala Performs Unannounced Inspection of Krome Processing Center

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WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, Representative Donna Shalala (FL-27) issued the following statement after conducting an unannounced inspection of Krome Processing Center to assess the conditions of the persons in custody at the facility: “This morning, I conducted an unannounced inspection of the Krome Processing Center. Krome’s administration and staff cooperated in granting me total access to every uni... Read more »

Donna Shalala Wins Democracy Award for Exemplary Public Service

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WASHINGTON, D.C.– Representative Donna Shalala (FL-27) is a winner of a Democracy Award, the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF)’s honors program recognizing non-legislative achievement in operations and constituent service by congressional offices and Members of Congress. CMF recognized Rep. Shalala for her office’s outstanding accomplishments in the categories of “Constituent Service” and ... Read more »

Donna Shalala Votes in Favor of HEROES Act to Help Save Families, Workers, Schools, and Communities

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WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, Congresswoman Donna Shalala (FL-27) cast her vote in favor of passing H.R. 925, the latest version of the historic HEROES Act, a comprehensive, $2.2 trillion legislative package meant to protect the American people from the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “For months, my office has been flooded with calls and letters from constituents crying out for help,”... Read more »