Congressman Alan Grayson

Representing the 9th District of Florida

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Apr 11, 2014 Press Release
I believe that every Floridian who is sick should be able to see a doctor. Every person should get the necessary care to stay healthy and alive. Sadly, not every Floridian can afford health care. One of my constituents, Charlene Dill, could not afford it. Last month, at 32, Charlene died of heart disease, leaving her three young children behind.
Apr 8, 2014 Press Release
Equal Pay Day marks the date when the average woman’s wage finally catches up to the average men’s wage made in the previous year. Nationally, women earn only 77 cents for every dollar earned by men. The National Women’s Law Center notes that the wage gap for women of color is even greater in Florida. For every dollar earned by a white male, Hispanic women earn a measly 58.3 cents, while African American women earn only 61.8 cents. According to the National Partnership for Women & Families, Florida women, who are employed full-time, will lose a combined $17.3 billion annually as a result of the wage gap.
Apr 8, 2014 Press Release
“La actual brecha salarial es algo que nos debe preocupar a todos,” dijo Grayson. “Cuando las mujeres reciben menor paga, tienen menos dinero para sostener nuestra economía. Hoy, cerca de la mitad de todos los trabajadores en nuestra economía son mujeres. Cuarenta porciento de las mujeres trabajadoras son ahora el principal sostén de sus familias. El éxito de la economía de nuestro país depende de la seguridad económica de la mujer.”
Apr 2, 2014 Press Release
A weather forecasting bill amended by Congressman Alan Grayson (FL-09) passed the U.S. House of Representatives last night. Grayson amended H.R. 2413 the ‘Weather Forecasting Improvement Act of 2014’ during a Science, Space, and Technology Environment Subcommittee mark-up to include a program focused on improving hurricane forecasting. In its final form, H.R. 2413 establishes a research program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to “develop and extend accurate hurricane forecasts and warnings in order to reduce loss of life, injury, and damage to the economy.”
Mar 31, 2014 Press Release
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Jan 23, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, said Tuesday that he plans to file legislation this week that would sharply curtail government surveillance of U.S.

Jan 23, 2014 In The News


Jan 13, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON - El congresista demócrata Alan Grayson pidió al presidente Barack Obama que aproveche la celebración del Día de los Tres Reyes Magos para excarcelar al prisionero político puertorriqueñ

Jan 13, 2014 In The News

Finalizamos el año, como de costumbre, con un recuento de las noticias más destacadas de 2013 del centro de la Florida.

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