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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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: 2 Children: Craig, Tony
Birth Date: 07/16/1946
Birth Place: El Paso, TX
Home City: Oakland, CA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Criminal Justice Reform
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 28, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 23, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Applauds the United Nations for adding Boko Haram to the Terrorist List
May 22, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Slams Irresponsible Defense Authorization Bill, Refusal to Consider Bipartisan AUMF Repeal Amendment
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 20, 2014 Condemning the Abduction of Female Students by Boko Haram
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, Regarding the Boko Haram Abductions in Nigeria
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Provide Assistance to Government of Nigeria to Develop Specialized Units to Rescue Kidnapped Schoolgirls and Bring Boko Haram Leader to Justice
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 9, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Fights for Community Policing and Re-entry Program Funding
May 6, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Issues Statement on Kidnapping of Nigerian Students
May 5, 2014 Congresswomen Speier and Lee Urge UC Berkeley to Improve Prevention and Response to Sexual Assault
May 5, 2014 Letter to Nicholas Dirks, Chancellor of University of California at Berkeley - Prevention and Response to Sexual Assault
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
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