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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements

Full Name: Sheila Jackson Lee
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 18, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 18
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Elwyn; 2 Children: Erica, Jason
Birth Date: 01/12/1950
Birth Place: Jamaica, NY
Home City: Houston, TX
Religion: Seventh Day Adventist
Date Title
Issue Position: District Education
Issue Position: Criminal Justice
Issue Position: District Health Care
Issue Position: NASA as Economic Engine
Issue Position: Emergency Management
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Help for Seniors
Issue Position: National Health Care
Issue Position: Energy & Science-Based Economy
Issue Position: Employment
Issue Position: Security
Issue Position: METRO and Transportation
Issue Position: Housing
Issue Position: Women's Issues
Issue Position: Children's Issues
Issue Position: Guardian of the Constitution
Issue Position: Civil Rights
Issue Position: Security
Issue Position: Constitution
Issue Position: Women's Rights
Issue Position: War on Terror
Issue Position: Civil Rights
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: International Affairs
Issue Position: Children
Issue Position: Afghanistan and Iraq
Issue Position: Darfur
Issue Position: Higher Education
July 18, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - The Developments in South Sudan
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 8, 2014 In Support of H.R. 4812 "Honor Flight Act"
July 8, 2014 Preclearance Authorization Act of 2014
July 8, 2014 Social Media Working Group Act of 2014
July 8, 2014 Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014
July 8, 2014 United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2014
July 8, 2014 Department of Homeland Security Interoperable Communications Act
July 8, 2014 Suspension of Exit Permits
July 8, 2014 Help the Children
July 3, 2014 Lawmakers Deplore Conditions at Humanitarian Border Crisis
July 3, 2014 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Crisis on the Texas Border: Surge of Unaccompanied Minors
June 30, 2014 Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Enactment of the G.I. Bill of Rights
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 26, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Introduces HR. 4990 - The Justice for Children Now Act of 2014 to Provide 70 Additional Immigration Judges to Executive Office of Immigration Review
June 26, 2014 Cherishing Our Children
June 26, 2014 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014
June 24, 2014 Children at America's Border
June 23, 2014 Customer Protection and End User Relief Act
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 20, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Increased Classroom Connectivity for Underserved Communities
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