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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
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
March 5, 2014 Jackson Lee Salutes the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) on its 45th Anniversary
March 5, 2014 Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Fairness Act
March 5, 2014 Jackson Lee Introduces Legislation to Protect and Promote Equal Rights and Access for Women of South Sudan
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 28, 2014 Jackson Lee Commends the DHS on the Finalization of the Important PREA Regulations to Prevent Sexual Abuse
Feb. 28, 2014 Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2013
Feb. 27, 2014 Jackson Lee Condemns Unspeakable Violence and Acts of Terror against Nigerian Students
Feb. 27, 2014 Jackson Lee Decalres Concern for Violence against Demonstrators in Venezuela
Feb. 27, 2014 All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2014
Feb. 27, 2014 The New Chance for a New Start in Life Act of 2014
Feb. 26, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3865, Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2804, All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2014; And Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
Feb. 26, 2014 Rep. Cuellar Highlights High Speed Rail from San Antonio to Monterrey at Summit in Washington
Feb. 26, 2014 All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2014
Feb. 24, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Visits Syrian Border and Witness's Morter Firing in City of Kuneitra
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Informational Technology, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Leverage Meaningful Use Program to Reduce Health Disparities
Feb. 21, 2014 Medical Certification Requirements for Airmen and Air traffic Controllers Relating to Sleep Disorders
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
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. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 Patricia Clark Boston Air Route Traffic Control Center
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 11, 2014 Statement on Legislation to Lift the Debt Ceiling
Feb. 11, 2014 Extension of Direct Spending Reduction for Fiscal Year 2024
Feb. 11, 2014 Immgration Reform
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
Feb. 5, 2014 Legislation Protecting the Fourth Amendment
Feb. 4, 2014 Congressional Women's Working Group on Immigration Reform Hosts Senior White House Official
Feb. 3, 2014 Medical Preparedness Allowable Use Act
Feb. 3, 2014 Federal Prison Populations
Jan. 31, 2014 It is Shocking and Simply Unacceptable That We Live in a Society in Which an Average of 13 Young People from Ages 10-24 Become Victims of Homicide Every Day Due to Gun Violence
Jan. 31, 2014 Quigley Joins Colleagues to Announce Creation of Full Employment Caucus
Jan. 31, 2014 Jackson Lee Welcomes Announcement by House Republicans of Willingness to Work in a Bipartisan Manner to Reform Broken Immigration System
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Rule Governing Debate on H.R. 3547 "Omnibus Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2014.''
Jan. 29, 2014 Recognizing the 13th Annual National Mentoring Month
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. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Jan. 29, 2014 Hunger is Not an Option
Jan. 28, 2014 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act
Jan. 28, 2014 Working for all of America
Jan. 28, 2014 Optimism
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 27, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus: Income Inequality
Jan. 27, 2014 Income Inequality
Jan. 24, 2014 It is Not About a Woman's Libido - It is About Respoect, Dignity and the Right to Access Healthcare
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