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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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
April 10, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Unauthorized Hairstyles, Uniform Code
April 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
Jan. 13, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus Addresses Unemployment Benefits
Oct. 9, 2013 Honoring the Families of Fallen Heroes
Oct. 9, 2013 Department of Defense Survivor Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 8, 2013 End the Travesty and Do What's Right
Oct. 8, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Calls Upon the Secretary of Defense to Direct that Death Benefits be Paid to the Military Families of Our Fallen Service Men and Woman
Oct. 3, 2013 Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act
Sept. 28, 2013 Pay Our Military Act
Sept. 23, 2013 64 Members of Congress, Led by Congressman Dan Kildee, Call on Iran to Release Amir Hekmati As U.N. General Assembly Starts
July 25, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
June 17, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Extension of Remarks
June 17, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 - Extension of Remarks
June 13, 2013 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
May 22, 2013 Honoring Women in Military Service
Feb. 13, 2013 The Sequester and an Olive Branch
Dec. 30, 2012 Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012
Dec. 20, 2012 Providing for Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Nov. 29, 2012 The Progressive Caucus
Nov. 29, 2012 Clothe a Homeless Hero Act
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
May 30, 2012 Servicemember Family Protection Act
May 18, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
April 6, 2012 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Addresses the Navy Jet Crash in Virginia
March 8, 2012 Public Policy Issues
Feb. 27, 2012 Get Our Troops Out of Afghanistan
Feb. 23, 2012 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Expresses Deep Concern on What is Going on in Afghanistan and the Burning of the Quran
Dec. 20, 2011 An Insult to the American People
Dec. 16, 2011 Funding for Disasters and Honoring our Returning Soldiers
Dec. 15, 2011 America Welcomes Troops Home
Nov. 29, 2011 Risk-Based Security Screening for Members of the Armed Forces Act
Nov. 18, 2011 Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution
Nov. 17, 2011 Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution
Oct. 25, 2011 its Time to Help Our Warriors
Oct. 18, 2011 Providing Surviving Military Spouses WIth Mortgage Protection
July 6, 2011 Department of Defense Appropriations Act
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
May 26, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
May 4, 2011 Justice is Served: The Death of Osama bin Laden
May 3, 2011 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Introduces Resolution Commending President Obama, the Military and the Intelligence Agencies for Their Role in the Raid that Led to the Death of Osama bin Laden
April 8, 2011 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Denounces the Killings at Camp Ashraf
Jan. 4, 2011 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Announces President Obama Signs Bill into Law That Will Allocate the Land of the Military Museum of Texas
Dec. 22, 2010 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Witnesses Signing of Bill That Will Repeal the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Law
Dec. 22, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Dec. 16, 2010 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Praises Passage of Bi-Partisan Bill to Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Law
Dec. 10, 2010 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
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