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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
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 28, 2014 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act
Jan. 28, 2014 Optimism
Jan. 27, 2014 Income Inequality
Jan. 27, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus: Income Inequality
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Deportations Now
Jan. 24, 2014 It is Not About a Woman's Libido - It is About Respoect, Dignity and the Right to Access Healthcare
Jan. 23, 2014 Congresswomen Sheila Jackson Lee Advocates for the Intervention by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justice Regarding Burdensome and Unnecessary Regulations being Placed on Navigators in Texas
Jan. 23, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Urges the Implementation of Procedural Changes Recommended by the Presidential Commission on Election Administration
Jan. 22, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Calls for Passage of Legislation Reducing the Number of For-Profit Private Contractors Engaged in the Conduct of Intelligence Activities
Jan. 22, 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. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
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
Jan. 20, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Renews Call for Immediate Action to Extend Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Jan. 17, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Sponsors Historic Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Restore the Voting Rights Act
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 16, 2014 Pass Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 15, 2014 Addressing Food Insecurity
Jan. 15, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee in Opposition of HR 7 - the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act
Jan. 14, 2014 Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to House Judiciary Committee Bob Goodlatte - No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act
Jan. 14, 2014 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman, House Judiciary Committee - Women's Health
Jan. 13, 2014 Letter to House Homeland Security Chair Michael McCaul - Address Planned Abu Dhabi Preclearance Facilities
Jan. 13, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus Addresses Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 10, 2014 Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 9, 2014 Finding Common Ground
Jan. 9, 2014 The Congressional Progressive Caucus
Jan. 9, 2014 Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Jan. 9, 2014 Providing for the Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 2279, Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act
Jan. 8, 2014 War On Poverty
Jan. 7, 2014 Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 3, 2014 Letter to John Boehner and Harry Reid - Schedule an Immediate Vote to Extend Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Dec. 20, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Announces Additional Option for Soem Consumers with Cancelled Plans
Dec. 19, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Releases Report Showing Success of Affordable Care Act in Providing Significant Consumer Protections and Cost Savings
Dec. 18, 2013 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Calls for Major Reforms of National Security Agency
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Rajiv Shah, Administrator, Agency for International Development - Typhoon Recovery
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
Dec. 12, 2013 Joint Explanatory Statement to Accompany the National Defense Authorization Act
Dec. 12, 2013 Continuing Appropriations Resolution
Dec. 12, 2013 Death in Custody Reporting Act
Dec. 12, 2013 Congress Needs to Stay Here in Washington, DC and Finish Its Work When It Comes to the Unemployment Benefits of Our Jobless Workers
Dec. 12, 2013 Assessing Progress in Haiti Act of 2013
Dec. 12, 2013 Providing for the Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution
Dec. 12, 2013 A Year after the Tragedy at Sandy Hook it is Still Imperative that We Come Together in Strong Suport of a Broad and Comprehensive Strategy to Address Gun Violence in America
Dec. 12, 2013 Honest Reflection
Dec. 12, 2013 NBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript -
Dec. 12, 2013 Nelson Mandela
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
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