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About Lois

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, and refers to herself as a working grandmother.

 In 2018 Lois 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 also serves on the Veteran’s Affairs Committee.

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 urges everyone to participate  in today. Lois is Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus.

Lois is the proud  mother to her son Ben who is a United States Marine war veteran, and Lolo to her  grandsons.  She is also an avid abstract painter who greatly appreciates the arts.