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Jackie Speier's Public Statements

Full Name: Karen 'Jackie' Lorraine Jacqueline Speier
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 14, Democratic
First Elected: 04/08/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 14
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Barry; 2 Children: Jackson, Stephanie
Birth Date: 05/14/1950
Birth Place: San Francisco, CA
Home City: San Francisco, CA
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 26, 2014 Congresswomen Speier Introduces Legislation to Restore Pay for Service Members Discharged Under Don't Ask, Don't Tell
June 26, 2014 Congresswomen Speier Introduces SMOKE Act to Regulate E-cigarette Products
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
June 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ensuring Religious Minorities are Protected
June 19, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 11, 2014 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript: Bowe Bergdahl
June 11, 2014 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2015
June 10, 2014 Condemning the Mass Shooting in Isla Vista California
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 28, 2014 Congresswomen Speier Outraged by Report Revealing 1,700 Veterans Overlooked by Phoenix Veterans Affairs Facility
May 27, 2014 Pelosi, Speier, Eshoo Condemn Continued ACCJC Failure of Leadership in CCSF Matter
May 27, 2014 Statement On Assassination Of American Doctor In Pakistan On Humanitarian Mission
May 27, 2014 Letter to Ashley Higgins, United States Department of Education - Gainful Employment Rule
May 22, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bipartisan Push to End Off-Budget Military Spending
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 22, 2014 Congresswomen Speier Amendments added to NDAA
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 21, 2014 Congresswomen Speier: Fight for Military Sexual Assault Survivors Continues Despite NDAA Setback
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 20, 2014 Hearing of the Energy Policy, Health Care, and Entitlements Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Medicare Mismanagement: Oversight of the Federal Government Effort to Recapture Misspent Funds
May 20, 2014 Congresswoman Speier Urges College Accrediting Agency to Rescind Termination for City College of San Francisco
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 Speier's Amendments to Streamline Spending and Make the Pentagon More Accountable Approved for NDAA
May 8, 2014 Committee Passes Congresswoman Speier's Critical Miltary Justice Reforms, Nearly Passes Chain of Command Amendment
May 8, 2014 Congresswomen Speier: Close Vote on Chain of Command Moves the Ball Forward for Justice
May 7, 2014 Recommending that the House Find Lois G. Lerner in Contempt of Congress
May 5, 2014 Congresswomen Speier and Lee Urge UC Berkeley to Improve Prevention and Response to Sexual Assault
May 5, 2014 Letter to Nicholas Dirks, Chancellor of University of California at Berkeley - Prevention and Response to Sexual Assault
May 2, 2014 Members of the California Democratic Congressional Delegation Respond to Ongoing Racially Charged Remarks in Media
May 1, 2014 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2015
May 1, 2014 CNN - House Passes Funding for Expanded Sexual Harassment Training
May 1, 2014 Congresswomen Speier's Amendment to Expand Sexual Harassment Training Approved
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the Energy Policy, Health Care, and Entitlements Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Examining the Effects of Liquefied Natural Gas Exports on U.S. Foreign Policy
April 29, 2014 Congresswoman Speier: Congress Must Act on Sexual Assault Recommendations from White House
April 29, 2014 Letter to Patrick Donahoe, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer United States Postal Service - Reject U.S. Post Office-Staples Pilot Program
April 24, 2014 Congresswomen Speier: FDA Decision to Regulate E-Cigarette Industry is Lacking
April 16, 2014 Times-Herald - Oakland Airport Workers Learn How to Identify Human Trafficking Victims
April 16, 2014 San Francisco Chronicle - Oakland Airport Workers Trained to Spot Sex Traffickers
April 11, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Reconsider Rule that Would Harm Small Breweries & Increase Food Waste
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 10, 2014 Congresswomen Speier: Lerner Contempt Vote is Result of Taxpayer-Funded Political Witch Hunt
April 10, 2014 San Mateo Daily Journal - Guest Perspective: Boom and Gloom: Not Everyone's Boat is Rising
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
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