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Barbara Lee's Public Statements

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
June 18, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Stands Up for the Voting Right Amendment Act
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue
June 17, 2014 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials
June 13, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Responds to President Obama's Remarks on Iraq
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 11, 2014 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2015
June 10, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Lauds Passage of Amendment to Ban Funding for Discriminatory Hair Regulations in the U.S. Army
June 9, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2015
June 3, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Applauds EPA's Decision to Begin Cutting Carbon Pollution from Power Plants
June 2, 2014 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Campaign Finance Decisions
June 2, 2014 Barbara Lee Hails Passage of Medical Marijuana Amendment
May 30, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Applauds Passage of Second Chance and Medical Marijuana Protection Measures
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 30, 2014 In Memory of Maya Angelou
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Announces $5 Million in Federal HIV Treatment Funding
May 29, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture- Protect Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 28, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 28, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Responds to President Obama's West Point Speech
May 27, 2014 Letter to Ashley Higgins, United States Department of Education - Gainful Employment Rule
May 27, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Responds to President's Afghanistan Announcement, Renews Call to End the War Now
May 26, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Issues Memorial Day Statement
May 23, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Applauds the United Nations for adding Boko Haram to the Terrorist List
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 22, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Slams Irresponsible Defense Authorization Bill, Refusal to Consider Bipartisan AUMF Repeal Amendment
May 22, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bipartisan Push to End Off-Budget Military Spending
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 21, 2014 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 4435, Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015; And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3361, USA Freedom Act
May 20, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Hails Passage of Water Bill
May 20, 2014 Extend Unemployment Insurance
May 20, 2014 Condemning the Abduction of Female Students by Boko Haram
May 19, 2014 60 Years After Brown V. Board of Education
May 15, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Request Details on Audit of VA Clinics
May 14, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission Chairman- Demanding-Net-Neutrality
May 9, 2014 Representatives Lee, Honda and Pittenger Pen Bi-Partisan Letter to President Obama on Nigeria
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Provide Assistance to Government of Nigeria to Develop Specialized Units to Rescue Kidnapped Schoolgirls and Bring Boko Haram Leader to Justice
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, Regarding the Boko Haram Abductions in Nigeria
May 9, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Fights for Community Policing and Re-entry Program Funding
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 8, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Bipartisan Members, Introduce the War Authorization Review and Determination Act, H.R. 4608, to Limit Executive Branch's "Blank Check' for Military Force
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Fair Housing
May 6, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Issues Statement on Kidnapping of Nigerian Students
May 5, 2014 Letter to Nicholas Dirks, Chancellor of University of California at Berkeley - Prevention and Response to Sexual Assault
May 5, 2014 Congresswomen Speier and Lee Urge UC Berkeley to Improve Prevention and Response to Sexual Assault
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