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

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: Poverty Eradication
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 Congressional Black Caucus
Jan. 8, 2014 War on Poverty
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
Oct. 11, 2013 Relating to Consideration of House Amendment to Senate Amendment Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Oct. 7, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
Oct. 4, 2013 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 19, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Southeast Arizona Land Exchange Act, Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act, Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act
Sept. 18, 2013 SNAP
Aug. 13, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Gathers Over 200 Congressional Democrats to Combat Hunger in America
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
July 31, 2013 Politico - GOP Budget's War on the Poor
July 30, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Highlights 48th Anniversary of Medicare
July 24, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Responds to President Obama's Speech on Rebuilding Cornerstones of Middle Class
July 11, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 20, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Applauds Action to Protect SNAP, House Defeat of Farm Bill
June 14, 2013 Over Two Dozen Members of Congress Protest SNAP Cuts, Live on Food Budget of $4.50/day
June 12, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 12, 2013 Progressive Caucus
June 4, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2216, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014; and Approving for Consideration of H.R. 2217, Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2014
June 3, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
May 23, 2013 Whip Hoyer and Congresswoman Lee Introduce "Half in Ten Act" to Eliminate Poverty, Combat Inequality
May 16, 2013 Poverty in America
May 15, 2013 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
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