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Barbara Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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: Economy and Jobs
July 31, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Introduces Measure to Strengthen and Expand Anti-Poverty Programs in America
July 24, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Accepts "Live the Wage" Challenge
July 24, 2014 Progressive Caucus
July 23, 2014 Huffington Post - Will Congressman Ryan's Anti-Poverty Plan Heed the Advice of the Experts and Break With the GOP Budget?
July 7, 2014 San Jose Mercury News - Tech Workforce Diversity: Recognizing Problem is the First Step to Solving It
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 19, 2014 60 Years After Brown V. Board of Education
April 29, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Issues Statement on Raising the Minimum Wage
April 23, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Affirmative Action
April 8, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Marks Equal Pay Day, Calls for Passage of Equal Pay Act
April 4, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee on March Jobs Numbers
March 14, 2014 Comprehensive Immigration Reform/UI Extension
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Jan. 31, 2014 Quigley Joins Colleagues to Announce Creation of Full Employment Caucus
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 28, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Responds to President Obama's Fifth State of the Union Address
Jan. 9, 2014 The Hill - We Must Finish the Anti-Poverty Work of LBJ
Dec. 4, 2013 CNN Crossfire - Debate On How To Close the Economic Gap
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Nov. 8, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Responds to October Jobs Numbers
Nov. 7, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Applauds Senate's ENDA Passage
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 3, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
May 7, 2013 Reps. Lee and Ros-Lehtinen Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Modernize Discriminatory HIV/AIDS Laws
April 25, 2013 Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Praises Re-Introduction Of Employment Non-Discrimination Act
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 11, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduces Social Work Reinvestment Act
April 9, 2013 Equal Pay Day
April 5, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Responds to March Job Numbers, Highlights Need for Accelerated Growth
March 13, 2013 Preserving the Welfare Work Requirement and TANF Extension Act of 2013
March 6, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Sends Letter Urging House Leadership to Increase Federal COPS Funding
Jan. 4, 2013 Barbara Lee Issues Statement on December Jobs Numbers
Dec. 21, 2012 Barbara Lee: It's time for a Plan "D"
Dec. 7, 2012 Barbara Lee Issues Statement on November Jobs Numbers
Aug. 3, 2012 Lee to GOP: We Need a Jobs Bill
June 5, 2012 Rep. Lee Criticizes Republicans For Blocking Consideration of Critical Paycheck Fairness Act
May 4, 2012 Lee Statement on April Jobs Report
April 18, 2012 Congresswoman Lee Statement on Equal Pay Day
April 6, 2012 Congresswoman Lee Issues Statement on March Jobs Report
Feb. 8, 2012 Unemployment Insurance Extension
Feb. 3, 2012 Lee Statement on January Jobs Report
Jan. 24, 2012 Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 3630, Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011
Dec. 23, 2011 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Statement on the Agreement to Extend Payroll Tax Cut and Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 13, 2011 GOP Policy Riders and the Keystone Pipeline
Dec. 13, 2011 Today Congresswoman Barbara Lee joined fellow members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus at a press conference marking the introduction of the Restore the American Dream for
Dec. 8, 2011 Rangel Joined By Colleagues And Clergy In Rally Against Federal Budget Cuts
Dec. 2, 2011 Statement on November Jobs Report
Nov. 16, 2011 Hearing of the Congressional Progressive Caucus - America's Top Priority: Job Creation
Nov. 15, 2011 Jobs and Finance Reform
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