Congresswoman Lois Frankel has worked for positive change since her early days as a student protester in the 1960s. She has been a community and civic leader, state legislator, mayor and now is privileged to serve as a Member of Congress in the US House of Representatives.
Since her election to Congress in 2012, Lois had served on the House Transportation and Infrastructure and Foreign Affairs Committees and in 2018 was selected to serve on the powerful Appropriations Committee. She currently serves on the Energy & Water Development; Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies; and State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs sub committees.
She has always been and continues to be a loud voice and leading force to improve the lives of children and families as well as seniors and veterans. She is a fierce advocate for racial justice, human rights and women’s reproductive freedom, fights she will never abandon and believes we all need to participate in today. Lois is Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Women’s Caucus as well as the Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus. She is Co-Chair of Women Lead, the arm of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee that focuses on electing more women to Congress.
Lois is most proud of being a mother to her son Ben who is a United States Marine war veteran, and Lolo to her grandson. She is also an avid abstract painter who greatly appreciates the arts.