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Barbara Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
General Nov. 4, 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: Veterans
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
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 26, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Issues Memorial Day Statement
May 15, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Request Details on Audit of VA Clinics
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Nov. 8, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Marks Veterans Day
Oct. 3, 2013 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Aug. 28, 2013 Politico - Anti-War Democrats Speak Up on Syria
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 24, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Marks Memorial Day
April 22, 2013 Letter to Honorable John Culberson, Chair, and Honorable Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies - VA Backlog
June 25, 2012 Alameda County Awarded $1,875,000 to Hire Veterans as Police Officers
March 26, 2009 Barbara Lee Applauds White House Announcement of Additional Social Security Benefits through Economic Recovery Package
March 5, 2009 House Passes Lee Resolution Supporting the Goals and Ideals of MS Awareness Week
Nov. 10, 2008 Calls for Additional Support for Veterans
Nov. 10, 2008 Congresswoman Lee Calls for Additional Support for Veterans
June 5, 2008 Barbara Lee's Small, Minority, Women and Veteran-Owned Businesses Provision Included in Green Facilities Bill
May 15, 2008 Iraq Veterans Share First Hand Accounts of Iraq War During Forum on Capitol Hill
May 24, 2007 U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery, and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act, 2007
March 22, 2007 Providing for Consideration of HR 1591, US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
May 19, 2006 Military Construction, Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2007
March 8, 2006 Lofgren Calls for Veterans' Care to Be Included in Iraq Supplemental
June 1, 2004 Fallen Heroes
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: On Veteran Protections
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