Representative Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 18, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 18
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9/21/16 As Public Health Crises Mount House Republicans Have Abandoned The American People 9/20/16 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Dept. of Health and Human Services - Affirming Rights of Contraceptive Coverage for Women in Zubik v. Burwell 9/20/16 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Dept. of Homeland Security - Call for Temporary Protected Status for People From Nations Stricken by Ebola 9/07/16 Time Magazine - How to Fight Zika and Cure Our Nation's Ailing Public Health System 9/07/16 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Calls for Investigation Into the Possible Destruction of Evidence by the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office 9/06/16 Congresswoman Sheila Announces That Change Happens! Has Received a $1,330,000 Grant to Support Affordable Care Act Navigator Program 9/06/16 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Asked That the Department of Justice Investigate Security Breaches and Vulnerabilities Which Stand to Compromise the Integrity of Our Nation's Electoral Process 9/06/16 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Says House GOP Should Stop the Obstruction and Do Their Job 9/01/16 Conyers & Jackson Lee Applaud Additional Commutations 8/23/16 Letter to the Hon. Horacio Muratori, President, International Basketball Federation - End Discriminatory Policies Against Sikh Players 8/18/16 Conyers, Jackson Lee Laud DOJ Decision to End Federal Use of Private Prisons 8/09/16 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of State - Prioritize Human Rights and Justice Reform In Bilateral Talks With Mexico 8/03/16 Letter to the Honorable Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Waters, Conyers, Johnson Lead Over 60 House Democrats in Letter Supporting CFPB Arbitration Proposal 8/03/16 Conyers, Jackson Lee Commend President Obama for Commuting the Sentences of 214 Americans, Call for Sentencing Reform This Congress 7/19/16 Letter to The Honorable Andrian Candu, Speaker Of The Parliament - Opposing Discriminatory Legislation in Parliament 7/13/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns 7/13/16 Letter to Chief David Brown, Dallas Police Department - Supporting Dallas Police 7/13/16 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bipartisan Bill to Reduce Crime Among Youth 7/06/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections 6/28/16 Letter to the Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Increase Broadband Speeds in Rural Areas 6/22/16 Letter to Senate and House Conferees - Murphy Renews Push For Full Emergency Zika Funding As Florida Surpasses 200 Cases 6/20/16 Letter to Robert M. Califf, Commisioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Ban on Gay and Bisexual Men 6/20/16 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, Department of State - Calling on Secretary John Kerry to meet US Commitment to Syrian Refugees 6/17/16 "Stopping Mass Killings by Violent Terrorists Act" To Keep Most Dangerous Weapons Out of Hands of the Most Dangerous Persons 6/16/16 Letter to his Excellency Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China - Hastings Urges China's President Xi to end the Dog Meat Trade 6/16/16 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Introduces "Stoppping Mass Killings by Violent Terrorists Act" to Keep Most Dangerous Weapons out of Hands of the Most Dangerous Persons 6/16/16 Repassing Some Mostly Noncontroversial Homeland Security Bills is Equivalent to Just Another Moment of Silence 6/14/16 Letter to the Honorable Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Gun Violence 6/10/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations and the Honorable Nita Lowey - House GOP Should Stop Shielding Political Organizations From IRS Scrutiny, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations 6/03/16 Conyers, Jackson Lee Commend President Obama for Additional Commutations of Sentences, Call for Congressional Action on Sentencing Reform 6/03/16 Conyers, Jackson Lee Commend President Obama for Additional Commutations of Sentences, Call for Congressional Action on Sentencing Reform 5/31/16 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives - Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban 5/25/16 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Protect Americans' Property Rights 5/24/16 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice - Call for Full Implementation 5/24/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel 5/19/16 Sensenbrenner, Goodlatte, Conyers, Jackson Lee, Walberg, Roskam Unveil Bill to Protect Americans' Property Rights 5/17/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Human Rights Concern in Vietnam 5/17/16 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson lee Appointed as a HouseConference Commitee Confereee Working to Complete Legislation Addressing the Opioid Addiction Epidemic 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline, Chair of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Chairman Todd Rokita, Chair of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, Ranking Member Robert "Bobby" C. Scott, Ranking Member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Ranking Member Marica L. Fudge, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education - WIC Reauthorization 5/12/16 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank 5/10/16 Letter to the Honorable Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Support for New CMS Medicare Part B Demonstration Project 5/09/16 Letter to the Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State - Dominican Republic Elections 5/05/16 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on Cinco de Mayo 5/04/16 Letter to President Obama - Calling on President Obama to Keep Sudan Humanitarian Crisis a High Priority 5/02/16 Letter to Senator Dan Coats, Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, and Representative Carolyn Maloney, Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee - Request for Joint Economic Committee Study on Economic Impact of HBCUS 4/27/16 Goodlatte, Jackson Lee, Ratcliffe, Conyers Applaud Passage of the No Fly for Foreign Fighters Act 4/27/16 Letter to John H. Thompson, Director of the US Census Bureau - Rep. Grijalva, Sen. Baldwin Lead Bipartisan Effort to Add LGBT Data to Census Survey 4/25/16 Letter to Thomas E. Wheeler, Chairman of the FCC - Reps. Yvette D. Clarke and Gene Green Urge FCC to Delay Further Action Until Completion of Impact Study 4/25/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Rep. Culberson Joins Texas Delegation in Request for Disaster Declaration

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