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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Marriage, Family, and Children

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
July 25, 2014 Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
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
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Deportations Now
Oct. 22, 2013 Promoting Adoption and Legal Guardianship for Children in Foster Care Act
Aug. 5, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Marks 20th Anniversary of Implementation of Landmark Family and Medical Leave Act
Aug. 5, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Marks 20th Anniversary of Implementation of Landmark Family and Medical Leave ACt
Feb. 5, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Marks 20th Anniversary of Landmark Family and Medical Leave Act
Sept. 21, 2011 Child and Family Services Improvement and Innovation Act
Sept. 21, 2011 Short Term TANF Extension Act
May 31, 2011 Renewing Authority for State Child Welfare Demonstration Programs
April 28, 2009 Family Self-Sufficiency Act Of 2009
Feb. 10, 2009 Economic Stimulus
Sept. 17, 2008 Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act
June 19, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5781, Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008
July 23, 2007 Expressing Sense Of Congress Regarding A Child Of A Deceased Member Of The Armed Forces
June 15, 2007 Celebrating Father's Day
March 6, 2007 Supporting The Goals And IDeals OF A National Children And Families Day
Sept. 19, 2006 I am a board member of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institutes, and it is a very, very worthwhile
Sept. 19, 2006 Requesting The President To Issue A Proclamation Calling For Observance Of Global Family Day, One Day Of Peace And Sharing
March 14, 2006 Waiving Passport Fees For Relatives of Deceased Members of Armed Forces
Sept. 23, 2004 Need to Work in a Bipartisan Manner
May 6, 2004 Regarding the War in Iraq
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