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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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 7/06/16 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 The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, Department of State - Calling on Secretary John Kerry to meet US Commitment to Syrian Refugees 6/20/16 Letter to Commisioner Robert M. Califf, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- End Discriminatory Blood Ban on Gay and Bisexual Men 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 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 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 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. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel 5/24/16 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice - Call for Full Implementation 5/19/16 Sensenbrenner, Goodlatte, Conyers, Jackson Lee, Walberg, Roskam Unveil Bill to Protect Americans' Property Rights 5/17/16 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson lee Appointed as a HouseConference Commitee Confereee Working to Complete Legislation Addressing the Opioid Addiction Epidemic 5/17/16 Letter to- Barack Obama, President of the United States-Human Rights Concern in Vietnam 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 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill 5/12/16 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 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 4/27/16 Goodlatte, Jackson Lee, Ratcliffe, Conyers Applaud Passage of the No Fly for Foreign Fighters Act 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 4/24/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- McCaul Leads Texas Delegation Letter Urging President to Agree to Governor Abbott's Disaster Declaration Request 4/24/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Assistance For Flood Recovery 4/21/16 Letter to The Honorable Candice Miller, Chairman, Committee on House Administration, The Honorable Bob Goodlatte, Chairman, Judiciary on Committee - Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform 4/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On the Paris Climate Agreement 4/20/16 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies 4/20/16 Letter to The Honorable Mr. Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Calling for President to Meet Human Rights Groups 4/18/16 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Urges Supreme Court to Uphold President's Executive Actions on Immigrants 4/18/16 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Announces Houston Area Taxpayers Affected by Severe Weather May Qualify for Relief from Penalties on Late Tax Returns 4/15/16 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Sarah Sandaña, Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement- Intervention in Case of Malachy McAllister 4/15/16 Letter to Mr. Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services- Reduce Financial Barriers to Vaccines 4/15/16 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Released the Following Statement Regarding the Recent Shooting of Harris County Deputy Constable Alden Clopton 4/12/16 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General - Impact of New Restrictive Voter I.D. Laws 4/01/16 Menendez, Booker Join Colleagues, Former Members of Congress in Filing Amicus Brief in Support of President Obama's Clean Power Plan 3/31/16 Letter to the Hon. Jenny Yang, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Fight The Wage Gap 3/30/16 Conyers and Jackson Lee Praise President Obama's Action to Commute Sentences, Continue Work to Pass Legislation to Reform Sentencing Laws 3/29/16 Honda Leads Congressional Letter in Support of Presidential Gun Violence Initiatives

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