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Barbara Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: Barbara J. Lee
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 04/07/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 13
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Single; 2 Children: Craig, Tony
Birth Date: 07/16/1946
Birth Place: El Paso, TX
Home City: Oakland, CA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
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 11, 2014 Letter to James Comery, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Improve DNA Testing for Law Enforcement
Jan. 29, 2014 Letter to Catherine Lhamon, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education - Campus Sexual Assaults
Nov. 21, 2013 Second Chance Act
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder - Ron Davis Being Sworn-In to Lead Federal COPS Program
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Oct. 30, 2013 Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Sept. 17, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Joins Federal Officials to Announce Hiring Grants to Support California Law Enforcement
July 14, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Releases Statement on Trayvon Martin Verdict
April 24, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Issues Statement on Unjust Prison Telephone Charges
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
April 16, 2013 10 Years Since the Declaration of Genocide in Darfur
March 26, 2013 Letter to the Office of Management and Budget Acting Director Jeffrey Zients - Tiahrt Amendments
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
March 6, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Sends Letter Urging House Leadership to Increase Federal COPS Funding
Feb. 28, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Praises Passage of Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act
Feb. 7, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Commends President's Advisory Council on AIDS (PACHA) Resolution on Ending Federal and State HIV-Specific Criminal Laws, Prosecutions, and Civil Commitments
Feb. 1, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Issues Statement on January Jobs Numbers
Jan. 25, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Issues Statement in Response to The President's Gun Violence Prevention Plan
Aug. 30, 2012 Lee Announces Federal Youth Reentry Grant
June 28, 2012 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Announces DOL Grant for the Oakland Private Industry Council
June 6, 2012 Letter to Michael E. Horowitz, Inspector General
May 29, 2012 Lee Applauds ATF and Oakland PD for Operation Gideon III
May 29, 2012 Lee Applauds ATF and Oakland PD for Operation Gideon III
May 16, 2012 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Votes Against Partisan and Irresponsible GOP Bill to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act
April 16, 2012 Congressional Black Caucus: The Trayvon Martin Case and Justice and Mourning the Passing of John Payton
April 2, 2012 Barbara Lee Comments on Shooting at Oikos University
March 29, 2012 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Statement on Legislation to Strengthen Life-Saving Supports to Victims of Violence
March 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Director Robert S. Mueller Federal Bureau of Investigation
Sept. 23, 2011 Lee Introduces Bill to Fight Discrimination Against People Living with HIV
Sept. 7, 2011 Letter to Chairman James E. Donal Georgia State Board of Pardons & Paroles
Aug. 4, 2011 Barbara Lee Introduces Bill to Prevent Spread of STIs and HIV in Prisons
Jan. 27, 2011 Congresswoman Lee Statement on the Killing of David Kato Kisulle
Jan. 20, 2011 Reflections During MLK Week
Jan. 16, 2011 Lee Commemorates the Birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan. 8, 2011 Lee Issues Statement on Shooting Involving Congresswoman Giffords
Nov. 5, 2010 Congresswoman Lee Releases Statement Following Sentencing of BART Police Officer
Oct. 20, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, United States of America
July 13, 2010 Oakland Tribune - Lee calls for Federal Inquiry of Mehserle Trial
Aug. 24, 2009 Congresswoman Lee Applauds Decision to Review Interrogation Tactics of Overseas Detainees
July 9, 2009 Sen. Boxer and Rep. Lee Work to Put More Police Officers on the Street
June 11, 2009 Condemning Shooting At U.S, Holocaust Museum
April 30, 2009 Barbara Lee Supports Hate Crimes Prevention Act
April 29, 2009 Barbara Lee Supports Hate Crimes Prevention Act
April 29, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 1913, Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act Of 2009
March 23, 2009 Tribute to Four Fallen Oakland Police Officers
March 17, 2009 Stop AIDS in Prison Act of 2009
March 12, 2009 Congresswoman Barbara Lee joins Rep. Danny Davis in Introducing the Federal Prison Work Incentive Act
Feb. 26, 2009 Barbara Lee Supports Omnibus Appropriations Bill
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