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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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
Aug. 19, 2014 Letter to Yvan Mainini, President of the International Basketball Federation/Federation Internationale de Basketball
Aug. 6, 2014 Congresswoman Jacksone Lee Marks 49th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act
June 30, 2014 Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Enactment of the G.I. Bill of Rights
May 5, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on Cinco De Mayo
April 28, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus: Wealth Creation and the Opportunity Gap
March 24, 2014 Women's History Month
Jan. 22, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Calls for Classified Briefings Addressing Adequacy of Measures, Actions, and Resources Employed to Ensure the Security of the Sochi Olympic Games
Dec. 3, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Welcomes Tough Play on Football Field but Says That Bullying and Harassment Have No Place in NFL Locker Rooms
Nov. 22, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Remembers President John F. Kennedy on the 50th Anniversary of his Assassination
Oct. 9, 2013 Commemorating Double Ten Day, Taiwan's National Day
Oct. 1, 2013 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Aug. 6, 2013 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Marks 48th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act
July 18, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Celebrates the 95th Birthday of Nelson Mandela
June 20, 2013 Juneteenth and SNAP
June 19, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Introduces H.Res. 268 in Observance of Juneteenth
June 17, 2013 Juneteenth Independence and the NSA
May 23, 2013 Authorizing Use of Emancipation Hall for Unveiling of Statue of Fredrick Douglas
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
Feb. 26, 2013 Jackson Lee and the Gospel Music Heritage Foundation Welcome Legendary Gospel Recording Artist Rance Allen to Houston, Texas
Sept. 11, 2012 September 11, 2001
June 18, 2012 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Discusses Roger Clemens Verdit
June 18, 2012 Expressing Regret for Passage of Laws Adversely Affecting the Chinese in the United States
May 17, 2012 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
March 1, 2012 Directing Offices of Historians to Compile Oral Histories from Members Involved in Alabama Civil Rights Marches
Jan. 31, 2012 Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act
Oct. 11, 2011 Do Not Issue Confederate License Plates
Oct. 3, 2011 Ski Area Recreational Opportunity Enhancement Act of 2011
Sept. 9, 2011 Remembering September 11
Feb. 28, 2011 Black History Month
July 13, 2010 Extending Authorization for National Great Blacks in Wax Museum
June 22, 2010 Restoring Dignity and Freedom to this Nation
June 11, 2010 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Unveils Powerful Bill to Address the Oil Spill Affecting the Gulf Region
April 13, 2010 Remembering Victims Of Oklahoma City Bombing
Feb. 22, 2010 Congressional Black Caucus
Jan. 21, 2010 Celebrating 30th Anniversary Of Song Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Oct. 13, 2009 Say ``Yes'' To Integrity In The NFL, ``No'' To Rush Limbaugh
May 13, 2009 Statement Of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Of Texas On The Performance Rights Act, Which Will Help Pay Performing Artists Their Overdue Compensation
April 22, 2009 Civil Rights History Project Act Of 2009
Feb. 12, 2009 Commemorating Abraham Lincoln On The Bicentennial Of His Birth
Feb. 12, 2009 Recognizing The Significance Of Merced Assembly Center
Feb. 10, 2009 Recognizing The 50th Anniversary Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's Visit To India
Jan. 21, 2009 Observing The Birthday Of Martin Luther King, Jr.--
Jan. 7, 2009 Presidential Library Donation Reform Act Of 2009
Sept. 25, 2008 Economy
Aug. 1, 2008 Recognizing the Special Olympics 40th Anniversary
July 14, 2008 Regulatory Improvement Act of 2007
June 10, 2008 Recognizing the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
May 5, 2008 Developing a Comprehensive Regional Strategy in Chad and Darfur
April 16, 2008 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2634, Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008
April 16, 2008 Jubilee Act for Responsible Lending and Expanded Debt Cancellation of 2008
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