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Barbara Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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
Jan. 29, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduces New Legislation to Prevent the Sale of Historic Postal Buildings
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Dec. 12, 2013 Nelson Mandela
Oct. 10, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Hails Announcement of Shirley Chisholm Stamp
Aug. 24, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Aug. 6, 2013 Congresswoman Lee Marks 48th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act
July 18, 2013 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Celebrates Mandela Day
June 28, 2013 Letter to Honorable Sally Jewel, Secretary of Department of the Interior - McDonnell Hall's Request to be Registered as a National Historic Landmark
June 5, 2013 Letter to Daniel Snyder, Owner of the Washington Redskins Football Team - Racial Slur
May 13, 2013 Letter to Daniel M. Synder, Owner, Washington Redskins - Name Change
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
Jan. 22, 2013 Pitts and Lee Lead Bipartisan Resolution Marking 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation
Sept. 14, 2012 Barbara Lee Commemorates National Hispanic Heritage Month
Sept. 11, 2012 Congresswoman Lee Issues Statement on the Eleventh Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks
March 6, 2012 Barbara Lee Statement on Passing of Donald Payne
March 1, 2012 Directing Office of Historian to Compile Oral Histories from Members Involved in Alabama Civil Rights Movement Marches
Jan. 13, 2012 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Statement in Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Oct. 8, 2011 Lee Statement on Passing of Oakland Raiders Owner Al Davis
Oct. 6, 2011 Barbara Lee Statement on the Passing of Steve Jobs
Sept. 19, 2011 Lee Releases Statement in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month
Sept. 6, 2011 Barbara Lee Comments on Ten Year Observance of 9/11
March 23, 2011 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Releases Statement Following the Passing of Elizabeth Taylor
March 15, 2011 Barbara Lee Statement on 40th Anniversary of the Congressional Black Caucus
March 11, 2011 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Annnounces Introduction of Bill to Promote Buffalo Soldier, Colonel Charles Young Posthumously
March 2, 2011 National Peace Corps Week/Peace Corps 50th Anniversary
Feb. 3, 2011 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Issues Statement in Recognition of the Lunar New Year
Feb. 3, 2011 Lee Releases Statement in Honor of Black History Month
Jan. 16, 2011 Lee Commemorates the Birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Aug. 20, 2010 Op-Ed - Mr. President: Lift The Travel Ban (Huffington Post) 8/18/10
July 27, 2010 Recognizing the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War and the July 27, 1953, Armistive Signing
July 26, 2010 Op-Ed - My Word: Bud Selig Needs to Put His Faith in the City of Oakland (Oakland Tribune) 7/23/10
Jan. 20, 2010 People's World: "In 2010, What would Dr. King do?"
Nov. 18, 2009 Tribute To The 25th Anniversary Of Rev. Jesse Jackson's Run For The Presidency
Nov. 18, 2009 The Washington Post: Congressional Black Caucus Celebrates Jesse Jackson's First Presidential Run
June 30, 2009 Barbara Lee Hails Administration Proposed Rule to Repeal Travel Ban
June 15, 2009 Congressional Black Caucus
June 10, 2009 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Saddened By Shooting U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
May 14, 2009 Barbara Lee Introduces Caribbean American Heritage Month Resolution
May 5, 2009 Barbara Lee Commemorates Cinco de Mayo
Sept. 17, 2008 Letter to Donald Winter, Secretary of the Navy
May 21, 2008 Barbara Lee Introduces Resolution to Honor the New Deal
April 25, 2008 Barbara Lee Commemorates World Malaria Day
April 10, 2008 Hearing of the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - U.S. Treasury International Assistance Programs and U.S. Contributions to International Financial Institutions
April 8, 2008 Calling on the Government of China to End its Crackdown in Tibet
April 8, 2008 Barbara Lee Says China's Record Overshadows the Olympic Torch's Pass Through the Bay Area
March 31, 2008 Congressional Black Caucus Message Hour
Feb. 25, 2008 School Social Work Week
Feb. 7, 2008 Recognizing the Significance of Black History Month
June 1, 2007 Barbara Lee Applauds White House Proclamation Recognizing June as Caribbean American Heritage Month
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