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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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 Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations
March 26, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Announces New Report that Highlights Why Raising the Minimum Wage is Key for America's Women
March 26, 2014 Minimum Wage Increase Is A Central Plank of the "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" Agenda
March 24, 2014 Women's History Month
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 13, 2014 Women's History Month
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
June 20, 2013 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act - Extension of Remarks
June 18, 2013 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
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
June 10, 2013 Commemorating the Golden Jubilee of the Equal Pay Act
May 22, 2013 Honoring Women in Military Service
May 8, 2013 Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013
April 9, 2013 As We Mark Equal Pay Day, Rep. Jackson Lee Calls for Enactment
April 9, 2013 Support of Equal Pay Day
Feb. 28, 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013
Feb. 28, 2013 Sequestration
Feb. 25, 2013 Jackson Lee Opposes Partisan House GOP VAWA Substitute that Weakens the Strong, Bipartisan Senate-Passed VAWA Bill
Dec. 20, 2012 Providing for Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Oct. 10, 2012 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Expresses Outrage Over the Shooting of 14 Year Old Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan
Aug. 1, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6169, Pathway to Job Creation Through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 8, Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012; Providing for Proceedings from August 3, 2012, Through September 7, 2012; Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; and Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(1) of Rule XIII with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions
June 27, 2012 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Addresses the Reinstatement of University of Virginia President Dr. Teresa Sullivan
June 21, 2012 Domestic Energy and Jobs Act
May 31, 2012 Issues Facing America Today
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 16, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4970, Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 16, 2012 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012
May 15, 2012 Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act
May 8, 2012 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
April 27, 2012 Violence Against Women Act
April 17, 2012 Rep. Jackson Lee Says More Must be Done to Close the Wage Gap Between Women and Men
April 11, 2012 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Applauds Planned Parenthood for Their Lawsuit Against the Texas Health and Human Services Commission
March 28, 2012 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
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