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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Women

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 18, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Women's Rights
Issue Position: Women's Issues
Sept. 9, 2015 Statement from Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Regarding Judiciary Committee Hearing Regarding Planned Parenthood
Aug. 3, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Helms Amendment and Women's Health
July 30, 2015 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary for the Department of Treasury - Retain Hamilton on Ten Dollar Bill
July 6, 2015 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Reacts to Two Bombs Blamed on the Extremist Group Boko Haram that Exploded this Weekend at a Crowded Mosque and an Elite Muslim Restaurant in Nigeria's Central City of Jos, Killing 44 People
June 23, 2015 Congratulating Hillary Clinton, 2015 Recipient of the Barbara Jordan Gold Medallion for Leadership
June 10, 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2016
June 3, 2015 Girls Count Act of 2015
May 21, 2015 Dallas Morning News - Congress Sends Cornyn Human Trafficking Bill to White House
May 13, 2015 Issues of the Day
April 21, 2015 Violence Against Women
April 13, 2015 Commemorating Equal Pay Day and Expressing Support for the Paycheck Fairness Act
Nov. 25, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member, of the House Committee on Appropriations, Frank Wolf, Chairman, and Chaka Fattah, Ranking Member, of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee - Rape Kit Backlog
Nov. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, and Joe Biden, Vice President of the United States - Designating National Rosie the Riveter Day
Oct. 6, 2014 Letters to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, MLB Commissioner Allan Selig, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, NHL Commissioner Gerry Bettman, and MLS Commissioner Don Garber - Responding to and Preventing Violent Crimes
Sept. 8, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader - Human Trafficking
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues
July 24, 2014 Motion to Instruct Conferences on H.R. 3230, Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act
July 22, 2014 Domestic Violence
June 26, 2014 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014
June 26, 2014 Cherishing Our Children
June 10, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on the 51st Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2015
May 20, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Participates in Wreath Laying Ceremony in Honor of Our Fallen Military Women
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Provide Assistance to Government of Nigeria to Develop Specialized Units to Rescue Kidnapped Schoolgirls and Bring Boko Haram Leader to Justice
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, and Samantha Power, US Ambassador to the United Nations - Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
April 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations
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 13, 2014 Women's History Month
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 5, 2014 Jackson Lee Introduces Legislation to Protect and Promote Equal Rights and Access for Women of South Sudan
Feb. 28, 2014 Jackson Lee Commends the DHS on the Finalization of the Important PREA Regulations to Prevent Sexual Abuse
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 29, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and 90 Democratic House Members File Brief Urging Supreme Court to Uphold Healthcare Law Contraceptive Coverage Requirement
Jan. 24, 2014 It is Not About a Woman's Libido - It is About Respoect, Dignity and the Right to Access Healthcare
Jan. 15, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee in Opposition of HR 7 - the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman, House Judiciary Committee - Women's Health
Jan. 9, 2014 Finding Common Ground
Dec. 12, 2013 Joint Explanatory Statement to Accompany the National Defense Authorization Act
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Nov. 15, 2013 The Affordable Care Act
Oct. 30, 2013 Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Oct. 10, 2013 Issues of the Day
Oct. 4, 2013 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Aug. 26, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson's Lee Statement on Women's Equality Day
Aug. 5, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Marks 20th Anniversary of Implementation of Landmark Family and Medical Leave ACt
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