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

Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 13, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 13
Date Title
March 29, 2016 Letter to Chairman Diaz-Balart and Ranking Member Price - Prioritize Family Homelessness Response and Expand Services
March 10, 2016 Letter to The Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, The Hon. Tom Price, Chairman House Budget Committee, and the Hon. Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member, House Budget Committee - Fight to Protect SNAP for Those in Need
March 2, 2016 Adams, McGovern, Pelosi, Hoyer, Becerra, House Democrats Call for Strong Bipartisan Action to Address Poverty
Jan. 30, 2016 The Mercury News- Barbara Lee: Now is the time to make solar accessible to all Californians
Dec. 9, 2015 Poverty and Its Impacts on American Families
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Refusing to Vote For Any Budget Deal That Cuts Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security Benefits
Oct. 20, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services - LIHEAP Heating Assistance
Aug. 12, 2015 Letter to His Holiness, Pope Francis - Address to Congress
July 15, 2015 Ellison, Cárdenas, Lee Introduce Low Income Solar Act
July 3, 2015 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Releases Statement on June Jobs Report
June 24, 2015 Rep. Roybal-Allard Amendment to Fund Child Poverty Study Approved by Committee
June 10, 2015 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of the Senate HELP Committee - Every Child Achieves Act
June 3, 2015 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
June 1, 2015 The Congressional Black Caucus
May 20, 2015 Reps. Davis, Connolly and Lee Introduce Bill to Cut Child Poverty in Half in 10 Years
May 13, 2015 Congresswoman Lee Joins National Leaders in Launching the Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality
May 8, 2015 Congresswoman Lee Releases Statement on April Jobs Report
April 30, 2015 Impacts of Persistent Poverty in the African American Community
April 14, 2015 Report on Economic Challenges in Black Community is "Our Call to Action," says Congresswoman Lee
April 13, 2015 The State of Black Health: A Congressional Black Caucus Assessment During National Minority Health Month
April 5, 2015 San Jose Mercury News - Poverty Must Face Swift Action
April 1, 2015 Congresswoman Lee Says GOP Budget Means Less Education for California's Kids
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
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