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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
April 23, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Affirmative Action
April 23, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Recognize Naloxene as a Safe and Effective Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug for Over-the-Counter Use
April 14, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Announces 1.3 M Grant to The Unity Council for Head Start Programs
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - The Business Environment in Palestine
April 10, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Unauthorized Hairstyles, Uniform Code
April 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 10, 2014 Huffington Post - War on Poverty: Progress, But More to Do
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 10, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 8, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 8, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Marks Equal Pay Day, Calls for Passage of Equal Pay Act
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
April 7, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Delivers Remarks at National Civil Rights Museum Reopening, Commemorates Dr. King's Death
April 7, 2014 Letter to Douglas W. Elmendorf, Director of the Congressional Budget Office - Impact of GOP Budget on Poverty
April 4, 2014 Co-Chairs of Congressional Caucus on Sudan and South Sudan on Executive Order for South Sudan Sanctions
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
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 4, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee on March Jobs Numbers
April 3, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman, and James Moran, Ranking Member, of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - Funding to Construct Earthquake Early Warning System
April 2, 2014 Letter to Kay Granger, Chairwoman and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member, of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs - Strengthening Ties with Armenia
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 1, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Blasts Rep. Paul Ryan's Newest Budget
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 31, 2014 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
March 30, 2014 Congresswoman Barbara Lee Presents East Bay Student Award for Malaria Advocacy During the Golden State Warriors' Nothing But Nets Night
March 28, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, House Appropriations Committee - Fund Non-Profit Security Grant Program
March 28, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - STEM Education Grant Program for Hispanic Serving Institutions
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 26, 2014 Comprehensive Immigration Reform
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 26, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Responds to Media Attacks
March 25, 2014 Congresswoman Lee on Supporting Women's Access to Contraception
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 14, 2014 Comprehensive Immigration Reform/UI Extension
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 13, 2014 Barbara Lee Reintroduces Resolution to Honor Social Workers on World Social Work Day
March 12, 2014 Congresswoman Lee Responds to Ryan's Racially Charged Comments
March 11, 2014 Letter to James Comery, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Improve DNA Testing for Law Enforcement
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
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