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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 26, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Announces New Report that Highlights Why Raising the Minimum Wage is Key for America's Women
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 12, 2014 With 2 Million Americans Cut Off, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Joins Effort to Force House Republicans to Allow a Vote on the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 27, 2014 The New Chance for a New Start in Life Act of 2014
Feb. 18, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Calls on Congress to Pass Important Legislation to Extend Unemployment Benefits and Provide Critical Training to Millions of Americans
Feb. 6, 2014 Jackson Lee Calls on America to Stomp Out Poverty with Prayer and Action on This National Day of Prayer
Feb. 5, 2014 Statement on Republicans' Legislative Agenda this Week that Ignores Critical Issues
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 28, 2014 Working for all of America
Jan. 28, 2014 Optimism
Jan. 27, 2014 Income Inequality
Jan. 27, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus: Income Inequality
Jan. 20, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Renews Call for Immediate Action to Extend Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 16, 2014 Pass Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 13, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus Addresses Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 9, 2014 The Congressional Progressive Caucus
Jan. 9, 2014 Finding Common Ground
Jan. 9, 2014 Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Jan. 9, 2014 Providing for the Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 2279, Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act
Jan. 8, 2014 War On Poverty
Jan. 7, 2014 Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 3, 2014 Letter to John Boehner and Harry Reid - Schedule an Immediate Vote to Extend Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Dec. 12, 2013 Congress Needs to Stay Here in Washington, DC and Finish Its Work When It Comes to the Unemployment Benefits of Our Jobless Workers
Dec. 12, 2013 NBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript -
Dec. 12, 2013 Providing for the Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 3, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Requests President Obama and Speaker Boehner to Take Appropriate Action to Retain Temporary Boost in SNAP Benefits to 47.7 Million Americans
Oct. 29, 2013 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: Affordable Care Act and Impact on Previously Held Plans
Oct. 4, 2013 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 30, 2013 In the Midstof a Pending Government Shutdown the Texas State Government Rises to Obstruct Again
Sept. 19, 2013 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013
Sept. 19, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 687, Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1526, Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3102, Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013; and for Other Purposes
Sept. 19, 2013 America Should Take Notice
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
Aug. 1, 2013 Shelter Housing for the Homeless
July 19, 2013 Student Success Act
July 10, 2013 So Much Left Undone
June 20, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 - Extension of Remarks
June 20, 2013 Don't Take Food from Me
June 20, 2013 Juneteenth and SNAP
May 23, 2013 Improving Job Opportunities for Veterans Act 2013
May 16, 2013 Repeal of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
May 16, 2013 Regarding the Patients' Rights Repeal Act
May 16, 2013 Homes for Heroes Act of 2013
May 16, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 45, Repeal of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
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