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Barbara Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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
Gender: Female
Family: Single; 2 Children: Craig, Tony
Birth Date: 07/16/1946
Birth Place: El Paso, TX
Home City: Oakland, CA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
April 8, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Marks Equal Pay Day, Calls for Passage of Equal Pay Act
March 25, 2014 Congresswoman Lee on Supporting Women's Access to Contraception
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
Feb. 3, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus: When Woman Succeed, America Succeeds
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 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 7, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014, and Providing for Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jan. 28, 2014 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act
Dec. 11, 2013 Politico - Pursuing a Lifelong Passion for Justice
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Oct. 30, 2013 Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Oct. 7, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
Oct. 4, 2013 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
July 24, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Responds to President Obama's Speech on Rebuilding Cornerstones of Middle Class
July 15, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Women's Rights in Afghanistan
June 20, 2013 Rep. Bera and Coalition of Women's Health Champions Introduce Bill Calling for National Women's Wellness Public Awareness Campaign
June 18, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1947, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1797, Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
April 9, 2013 Equal Pay Day
Feb. 28, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Praises Passage of Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act
Jan. 22, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Issues Statement Recognizing the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Dec. 13, 2012 Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R, 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Sept. 19, 2012 Congresswoman Lee Statement on Women's Issues Scorecard
June 22, 2012 CrossRoadsNews.com - New Strategy Urged as HIV Rates Rise for Black Women, South
June 6, 2012 Reps. Johnson and Lee Urge White House to Address Rising HIV Rate in the Sout
June 5, 2012 Rep. Lee Criticizes Republicans For Blocking Consideration of Critical Paycheck Fairness Act
May 31, 2012 CAPAC Members Denounce Attack on Reproductive Rights
May 16, 2012 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Votes Against Partisan and Irresponsible GOP Bill to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act
May 8, 2012 The Huffington Post - The Power of a Mother
April 18, 2012 Women's Health Wednesday
April 18, 2012 Congresswoman Lee Statement on Equal Pay Day
March 29, 2012 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Statement on Legislation to Strengthen Life-Saving Supports to Victims of Violence
March 19, 2012 CBC Hour: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
March 1, 2012 Barbara Lee Releases Statement in Honor of Women's History Month
Feb. 29, 2012 Access to Women's Health Saves Lives
Feb. 9, 2012 Congresswoman Lee Statement in Support of Women's Access to Contraception
Feb. 8, 2012 Contraception
Feb. 8, 2012 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Objects to Continued War on Women's Health
Feb. 2, 2012 Barbara Lee Responds to Susan G. Komen Decision to Cease Grants to Planned Parenthood Health Centers
Feb. 1, 2012 Rep. Lofgren & CA Democratic Women Members Respond to Susan G. Komen Planned Parenthood Decision
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 25, 2011 Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Oct. 14, 2011 Commemorating the First Anniversary of the Kenyan Constitution
Oct. 13, 2011 The Progressive Message
Oct. 13, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 358, Protect Life Act
Aug. 1, 2011 Barbara Lee Welcomes Department of Health and Human Services Guidelines to Expand Women's Preventive Services
May 4, 2011 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act
May 3, 2011 Letter to Senators Boxer, Cantwell, Feinstein, Gillibrand, Hagan, Klobuchar, Landrieu, McCaskill, Mikulski, Murray, Shaheen, and Stabenow
April 14, 2011 Correcting the Enrollment of H.R. 1473
April 12, 2011 Barbara Lee Statement on Equal Pay Day
April 8, 2011 Barbara Lee: Republicans Willing to Shut Down the Government in Order to Deny Women Essential Health Services
March 23, 2011 Letter to Ms. Jean Picker Firstenberg, Chair, Citizen's Stamp Advisory Committee, United States Postal Service
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