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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
July 9, 2014 Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
June 10, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on the 51st Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 21, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on the Passage of HR 3202 the Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment Act Which Passed Out of Subcommittee Today
May 20, 2014 Hearing of Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee of the House National Security Committee - Markup of H.R. 3203, H.R. 3488, and H.R. 3846
May 19, 2014 60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education
April 30, 2014 With Senate Republicans Blocking Progress, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Renews Effort to " Give Americans a Raise"
April 29, 2014 Inequalities
April 28, 2014 Sad Week in America
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 2, 2014 Affordable Care Act
April 2, 2014 Raise the Minimum Wage
April 2, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2575, Save American Workers Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 Save American Workers Act of 2014
March 26, 2014 Minimum Wage Increase Is A Central Plank of the "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" Agenda
March 26, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Announces New Report that Highlights Why Raising the Minimum Wage is Key for America's Women
March 24, 2014 Women's History Month
March 5, 2014 Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Fairness Act
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Jan. 31, 2014 Quigley Joins Colleagues to Announce Creation of Full Employment Caucus
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Dec. 12, 2013 NBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript -
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Oct. 10, 2013 Issues of the Day
Oct. 9, 2013 Federal Aviation Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 8, 2013 Excepted Employees' Pay Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 7, 2013 Shutdown's Impact in my District
Oct. 7, 2013 Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act (H.R. 3223)
Oct. 7, 2013 Food and Drug Administration Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 5, 2013 Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act
Oct. 4, 2013 End the Crisis
Oct. 3, 2013 Government Shutdown
Aug. 27, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Brings Remarks to the 95th Annual Meeting of the American Legion
Aug. 5, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Marks 20th Anniversary of Implementation of Landmark Family and Medical Leave Act
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Rick Perry, Governor of Texas - Civilian Furloughs
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 24, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Continues to Hope for a Fair Treatment for Affirmative Action
June 10, 2013 Commemorating the Golden Jubilee of the Equal Pay Act
May 8, 2013 Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013
May 7, 2013 Providing For Consideration of H.R. 1406, Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013
May 6, 2013 CBC Hour: Eliminating Health Disparities
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 9, 2013 As We Mark Equal Pay Day, Rep. Jackson Lee Calls for Enactment
April 9, 2013 Support of Equal Pay Day
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. 7, 2012 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on November Jobs Report
Nov. 28, 2012 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - STEM Jobs Act of 2012
Sept. 20, 2012 STEM Jobs Act of 2012
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