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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements

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
July 14, 2014 International Science and Technology Cooperation Act of 2014
July 14, 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015
July 11, 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
July 10, 2014 Working on Behalf of the American People
July 10, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Congratulates Julian Castro on Confirmation As Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
July 10, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on President's Supplemental Appropriations Request
July 9, 2014 Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
July 9, 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
July 8, 2014 United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2014
July 8, 2014 Suspension of Exit Permits
July 8, 2014 Help the Children
July 8, 2014 Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014
July 8, 2014 Social Media Working Group Act of 2014
July 8, 2014 Preclearance Authorization Act of 2014
July 8, 2014 Department of Homeland Security Interoperable Communications Act
July 8, 2014 In Support of H.R. 4812 "Honor Flight Act"
July 3, 2014 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Crisis on the Texas Border: Surge of Unaccompanied Minors
July 3, 2014 Lawmakers Deplore Conditions at Humanitarian Border Crisis
June 30, 2014 Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Enactment of the G.I. Bill of Rights
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 26, 2014 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works Act of 2014
June 26, 2014 Cherishing Our Children
June 26, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Introduces HR. 4990 - The Justice for Children Now Act of 2014 to Provide 70 Additional Immigration Judges to Executive Office of Immigration Review
June 24, 2014 Children at America's Border
June 23, 2014 Customer Protection and End User Relief Act
June 20, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Increased Classroom Connectivity for Underserved Communities
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ensuring Religious Minorities are Protected
June 19, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 18, 2014 Terrorist Groups
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 18, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4870, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015, and Providing Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 3230, Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue
June 12, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Condemns the Recent Violence at the Karachi Jinnah International Airport in Pakistan
June 12, 2014 S Corportation Permanent Tax Relief Act of 2014
June 12, 2014 America's Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2014
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 10, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on the 51st Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act
June 10, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on 3 Million Americans Cut Off Emergency Unemployment Insurance
June 10, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Administration Administrator- DHS Role in Addressing Influx of Unaccompanied Children Entering the U.S.
June 10, 2014 Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Announces 318,476 Borrowers in Texas Will Benefit From President's Executive Action to Make Student Debt More Manageable
June 9, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 30, 2014 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015
May 30, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 47475, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4681, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015; and for Other Purposes
May 30, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on the Resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
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