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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
May 9, 2014 Success and Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Act
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Provide Assistance to Government of Nigeria to Develop Specialized Units to Rescue Kidnapped Schoolgirls and Bring Boko Haram Leader to Justice
May 9, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement Regarding the Memorandum Issued Today by DHS Secretary Johnson Regarding the Security of the Southern Border
May 9, 2014 Nigerian Kidnapped Girls
May 8, 2014 Providing for Consideration HR 10, Success and Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Act; Relating to Consideration of HR 4438, American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014; and for Other Purposes
May 8, 2014 Cancer Research
May 8, 2014 Free the Nigerian Girls
May 8, 2014 Find the Kidnapped Girls and Stop the Killing in Nigeria
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Fair Housing
May 8, 2014 Providing for Consideration of HR 567, Establishing Select Committee on Benghazi
May 7, 2014 Appointment of Special Counsel to Investigate Internal Revenue Service
May 7, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on Benghazi Select Committee
May 5, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on Cinco De Mayo
May 2, 2014 Houston Chronicle - Texas Representatives Pleased at Recent Veteran Funding Bill's Passage
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act
April 30, 2014 With Senate Republicans Blocking Progress, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Renews Effort to " Give Americans a Raise"
April 29, 2014 Congress Sheila Jackson Lee Supports Proposed Houston Equal Rigths Ordinance and Urges its Adoption by Houston City Council
April 29, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on Tornadoes in Iowa, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Other Parts of the South
April 29, 2014 Inequalities
April 29, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Deplores Unfortunate Decision by Supreme Court and Condemns Racist Comments by NBA Owner Sterling an Rancher Cliven Bundy
April 28, 2014 Sad Week in America
April 28, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus: Wealth Creation and the Opportunity Gap
April 23, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Decries Supreme Court Ruling in Michigan Affirmative Action Case
April 23, 2014 Radical New Gun Law Allowing Guns in Schools, Churches, and Bars Puts Lives at Risk and Will Lead to Increase in Gun Violence
April 22, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Stands With Attorney General Eric Holder on the New Clemency Process
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 11, 2014 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Meets with Mexican Government Officials About Border Security, Human Trafficking and Immigration
April 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 10, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Unauthorized Hairstyles, Uniform Code
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 9, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Joins President Obama the Rest of the Congressional Delegation at Memorial for Fallen Soldiers at Fort Hood
April 9, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Commemorates the 20th Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 8, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 7, 2014 Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2014
April 7, 2014 America's Moral Compass
April 7, 2014 The Disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 4, 2014 46th Anniversary of Assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
April 4, 2014 Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2013
April 4, 2014 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman and Jose Serrano, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Financial Services of the Committee on Appropriations - Sufficient Funding for the Small Business Export Trade Promotion Program
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 2, 2014 Raise the Minimum Wage
April 2, 2014 Save American Workers Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2575, Save American Workers Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 Affordable Care Act
April 2, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee for Zero Tolerance for Security Breaches on Military Bases and Government Facilities
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