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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 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
March 31, 2014 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee
March 28, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - STEM Education Grant Program for Hispanic Serving Institutions
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 27, 2014 Ukraine Support Act
March 27, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 26, 2014 Minimum Wage Increase Is A Central Plank of the "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" Agenda
March 26, 2014 In Support of "National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month"
March 26, 2014 National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
March 26, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Demands a Vote on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
March 26, 2014 Immigration Reform
March 26, 2014 Signs House Democrats' "Demand a Vote' Petition to Force Vote on Bipartisan Reform Legislation
March 26, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Announces New Report that Highlights Why Raising the Minimum Wage is Key for America's Women
March 25, 2014 The American Way
March 25, 2014 Comprehensive Immigration Reform
March 25, 2014 Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America
March 24, 2014 Women's History Month
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
March 19, 2014 Letter to Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Boost Efforts on Life-limiting Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 14, 2014 Supporting Democracy in Ukraine
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 13, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secreatary of the Department of State and Jeh Johson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Airline Security Answers after Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 13, 2014 Children's Budget
March 13, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3189, Water Rights Protection Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4015, SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014; And Providing for Proceedings During the Period from March 17, 2014 Thorugh March 21, 2014
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 13, 2014 Women's History Month
March 12, 2014 Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of the Law Act of 2014
March 12, 2014 Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of the Law Act of 2014
March 12, 2014 Jackson Lee Statement On The Progressive Caucus "Better Off Budget"
March 12, 2014 With 2 Million Americans Cut Off, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Joins Effort to Force House Republicans to Allow a Vote on the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 6, 2014 Responsibly and Professionally Invigorating Development Act of 2013
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 Jackson Lee Introduces Legislation to Protect and Promote Equal Rights and Access for Women of South Sudan
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 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Feb. 28, 2014 Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2013
Feb. 28, 2014 Jackson Lee Commends the DHS on the Finalization of the Important PREA Regulations to Prevent Sexual Abuse
Feb. 27, 2014 Jackson Lee Decalres Concern for Violence against Demonstrators in Venezuela
Feb. 27, 2014 The New Chance for a New Start in Life Act of 2014
Feb. 27, 2014 All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2014
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