October 13th, 2014
Sun Sentinel Editorial Board
US. Rep. Lois Frankel understands the maxim made famous by the late House speaker Tip O’Neill: “All politics is local.” Since her election in 2012, she has used her position in Washington to focus attention on issues that directly affect her South Florida constituents.
Frankel, 66, has been an effective representative for Florida’s 22nd congressional district, and the Sun-Sentinel Editorial Board recommends that on Nov. 4 voters return her to office.
Frankel has been a tireless proponent of the expansion and deepening of Port Everglades, a project vital to the economic well being of Broward County. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has not yet given the go-ahead, but after nearly two decades of dithering and delay, progress finally is being made in pushing the project forward, thanks in no small measure to Frankel.
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