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Barbara Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 13, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Poverty Eradication
May 20, 2015 Reps. Davis, Connolly and Lee Introduce Bill to Cut Child Poverty in Half in 10 Years
March 27, 2015 Letter to Chairman Tom Cole and Ranking Member Rosa Delauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies: Funding of Heating Assistance Program
March 25, 2015 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016
March 16, 2015 Hoyer, Lee Commend CBO Report Highlighting Damaging Effects of SNAP Cuts on Low Income Households
March 6, 2015 Congresswoman Lee Releases Statement on February Jobs Report
Jan. 26, 2015 Letter to Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Funding the Housing Trust Fund
Jan. 22, 2015 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015
Jan. 21, 2015 Free Trade Deals Disproportionately Hurt Communities of Color
Jan. 9, 2015 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Starts 114th Congress by Working to Address Poverty, Enhance U.S. International Engagement, Help America's Veterans and Families and Protect Patient's Access to Care
Dec. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance Funds
Sept. 16, 2014 Congress Must Act to Help More Than 45 Million Americans Still Struggling
Sept. 5, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Calls for Greater Action to Address Unemployment
Sept. 4, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Stands with Low-Wage Workers in the East Bay and Across the Country
Aug. 26, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Sends Letter to President Obama Calling for Executive Action on Poverty
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Poverty
July 31, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Introduces Measure to Strengthen and Expand Anti-Poverty Programs in America
July 25, 2014 Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014
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 9, 2014 The Hill - Listening to the Most Important Voices
June 20, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Applauds State Budget Anti-Poverty Efforts
June 9, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2015
May 29, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Announces $5 Million in Federal HIV Treatment Funding
May 20, 2014 Extend Unemployment Insurance
April 29, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Issues Statement on Raising the Minimum Wage
April 14, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Announces 1.3 M Grant to The Unity Council for Head Start Programs
April 10, 2014 Huffington Post - War on Poverty: Progress, But More to Do
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 1, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Blasts Rep. Paul Ryan's Newest Budget
March 30, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Presents East Bay Student Award for Malaria Advocacy During the Golden State Warriors' Nothing But Nets Night
March 14, 2014 Comprehensive Immigration Reform/UI Extension
March 12, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Responds to Ryan's Racially Charged Comments
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 4, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Slams Ryan Poverty Report, Applauds President Obama's Budget
Feb. 27, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Hails President Obama's New Initiative for Men of Color, 'My Brother's Keeper'
Feb. 6, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Joins the Congressional Black Caucus's National Day of Prayer to End Poverty and Income Inequality
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary, Department of Labor - California's Delayed Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Jan. 9, 2014 The 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty
Jan. 9, 2014 The Hill - We Must Finish the Anti-Poverty Work of LBJ
Jan. 8, 2014 War on Poverty
Jan. 8, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus
Dec. 24, 2013 The Huffington Post - The Real War on Christmas: The War on the Poor
Dec. 12, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Votes "No' on Budget Deal
Dec. 12, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.J. Res. 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014; Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; Providing for Proceedings During the Period From December 14, 2013, Through January 6, 2014; And for Other Purposes
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
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