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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Education

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
Primary March 4, 2014
General Nov. 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: Higher Education
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: District Education
June 26, 2014 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014
May 19, 2014 60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education
April 29, 2014 Inequalities
April 29, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Deplores Unfortunate Decision by Supreme Court and Condemns Racist Comments by NBA Owner Sterling an Rancher Cliven Bundy
April 23, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Decries Supreme Court Ruling in Michigan Affirmative Action Case
March 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - STEM Education Grant Program for Hispanic Serving Institutions
Jan. 28, 2014 Optimism
Dec. 12, 2013 Honest Reflection
Dec. 2, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus' Hour of Power
July 24, 2013 Issues Facing America
June 21, 2013 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chair Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Rosa DeLauro, Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Protecting Education Programs from Sequestration
May 20, 2013 CBC Hour: Higher Education
April 26, 2013 Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013
April 12, 2013 Letter to Seth Harris, Acting Secretary of Labor - Reduction of On Board Strength
March 15, 2013 Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
Feb. 14, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 273, Elimination of 2013 Pay Adjustment, and for Other Purposes
Dec. 30, 2012 Uninterrupted Scholars Act
Dec. 30, 2012 Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012
April 24, 2012 Stafford Student Loan Program
April 17, 2012 Issues Facing this Congress
Jan. 24, 2012 Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 3630, Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011
Oct. 24, 2011 Head Start
July 14, 2011 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 29, 2011 Grijalva Joined By Broad Cross-Section of Members of Congress In Praising Yesterday's First Ever Senate Hearing on The DREAM Act
June 22, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2021, Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1249, America Invents Act
June 14, 2011 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - "America Invents Act"
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
May 26, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
April 14, 2011 Concurrent Resolution On The Budget For Fiscal Year 2012
April 1, 2011 Time For A Cease Fire
March 14, 2011 Congressional Black Caucus Commemorates Women's History Month
Feb. 18, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Feb. 16, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Feb. 7, 2011 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Urges Push to Save Federal Education Funding for Local Schools and Universities
Dec. 20, 2010 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Comments on Senate Vote Against Passage of Dream Act
Aug. 10, 2010 Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act
Aug. 10, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 1586, Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act
July 2, 2010 Texas Democratic Congressional Delegation Statement on Texas-Specific Language to Prevent State Diversion of Education Funds
July 1, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 4899, Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010
May 4, 2010 Honoring The National Science Foundation
April 22, 2010 Do Not Lay Off Teachers
April 20, 2010 Supporting The Goals And Ideals Of National Financial Literacy Month, 2010
March 25, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendments To H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 21, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 21, 2010 Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 19, 2010 Ocean, Coastal, And Watershed Education Act
Oct. 6, 2009 Supporting Read For The Record Day
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