03/04/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/04/2021 09:15
Today, Representative Lois Frankel (FL-21) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the For The People Act, the most significant voting rights and democratic reform bill in more than 50 years.
'The American people elected President Biden and the Democratic majorities in order to give power back to the American people and restore transparency, accountability, and integrity to our political system,' said Rep. Frankel. 'Passage of the For The People Act brings us one step closer to fulfilling these promises and protecting our democracy for generations to come.'
Importantly, the For The People Act will:
H.R. 1passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 220-210 and now goes to the Senate.