Representative Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 18, Democratic
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 18
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Lori Bartley

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Sharon Fisher

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Sharon Fisher

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Reggie Gonzales

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Reggie Gonzales

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Ava Pate

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1/13/16 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - ICE Raids Targeting Families 1/12/16 House Judiciary Committee Approves No Fly For Foreign Fighters Act 1/12/16 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill To Help Ensure Inmates Don't Commit More Crimes Once Released 1/01/16 Issue Position: Immigration 1/01/16 Issue Position: Foreign Policy 1/01/16 Issue Position: Health Care 1/01/16 Issue Position: Energy 12/11/15 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, U.S. Senate, and the Hon. Harry Reid, Minority Leader, U.S. Senate - Consider Improvements To Visa Waiver Bill Provisions 12/04/15 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Reject Attempts to Block Refugee Program in Omnibus Bill 11/19/15 Letter to Congressional Leadership - Bring a Clean Spending Bill to the Floor 11/18/15 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding 11/18/15 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bipartisan Sentencing Reform Legislation 11/18/15 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, Presidnet of the United States - Award Simeon Booker the Presidential Medal of Freedom 11/03/15 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel 10/28/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - End Gun Violence Research Ban 10/28/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Refusing to Vote For Any Budget Deal That Cuts Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security Benefits 10/23/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Raising the Debt Ceiling 10/21/15 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General - Address Gun Violence in Communities of Color 10/14/15 Letter ot the Hon. Hal Rogers, Chairman, Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Memeber, Committee on Appropriations - End to Government Sponsered Animal Abuse 10/14/15 Letter to Administrator Slavitt - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to Protect Nursing-Home Residents from Forced Arbitration 10/13/15 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Ways and Means Chairman, and the Hon. Sander Levin, Ways and Means Ranking Member - Members of House Homeland Security Panels Reject Plan to Divert Border Security Funding 10/09/15 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State - Call for Continued U.S. Support Ahead of Haiti Elections 10/09/15 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General and Vanita Gupta, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney - Rights of Worshippers 10/08/15 House Judiciary Committee Unveils Bipartisan Sentencing Reform Legislation 10/06/15 Letter to Dr. Eugene McCray, Director of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and Douglas Brooks, Director at the Office of National AIDS Policy 10/01/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation 10/01/15 Letter to the Hon. Jacob Lew, Secretary, United States Department of the Treasury and the Hon. Arne Duncan, Secretary, United States Department of Education - Improve Student Loan Repayment 9/29/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Implementation of Positive Train Control 9/29/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Peace Talks to End Syrian Civil War 9/25/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Trans-Pacific Partnership 9/22/15 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement Regarding the Death of 5th Victim Killed in Senseless Shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee 9/22/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House- Keep House in Session Until Shutdown Averted 9/17/15 Issue Position: Homeland Security 9/17/15 Issue Position: Veterans 9/17/15 Issue Position: Voting and Civil Rights 9/11/15 Letter to Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Evaluate Texas Medicaid Cuts 9/10/15 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Announces $13,888,014 Grant Awarded to City of Houston by Federal Aviation Administration to Extend Runway at George Bush Intercontinental Airport 9/10/15 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Announces Every Kid in a Park Pass 9/10/15 Statement of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee on the Introduction of the Fair Chance Act 9/10/15 Congresswoman Jackson Lee Announces TSU Students Awarded $40,000 by the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program 9/10/15 Booker, Cummings, Johnson, Issa, Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Give Formerly Incarcerated a Fair Chance at Federal Employment 9/09/15 Statement from Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Regarding Judiciary Committee Hearing Regarding Planned Parenthood 8/31/15 Letter to Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health - Research Safety of Feminine Hygiene Products 8/26/15 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Small Business Lending Data 8/16/15 Statement from Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee on the Passing of Julian Bond 8/14/15 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee on 80th Anniversary of the Passage of the Social Security Act of 1935 8/12/15 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson lee Statement on International Youth Day 8/12/15 Letter to His Holiness, Pope Francis - Address to Congress 8/11/15 Arlington, Texas Police Chief Acted Correctly in Firing of Police Officer Using Excessive Force 8/04/15 Letter to Ambassador Deborah Birx, Global AIDS Coordinator - Evidence-Based HIV Prevention