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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
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
Aug. 7, 2014 Letter to Janice Schneider, Assistant Secretary of Lands and Minerals Management - Modernizing the Outdated and Inadequate Onshore Oil and Gas Fiscal System
Aug. 4, 2014 SF Gate - Law Should Require Universities to Disclose Sexual Assaults
July 31, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit an Opportunity to Advance LGBT Rights
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 30, 2014 The Futility of Litigating the Executive Branch
July 30, 2014 Congresswoman Speier Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Protect College Students from Sexual Assault
July 29, 2014 Hearing of the Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Examining The Federal Government's Failure To Curb Wasteful State Medicaid Financing Schemes
July 29, 2014 Letter to Ryan Wulff, National Marine Fisheries Service - Opposing Bay Delta Conservation Plan
July 28, 2014 Congresswoman Speier: CPUC President Mike Peevey Should Resign if he Wants to be Consultant to PG&E
July 25, 2014 Congresswoman Speier Blasts Science Magazine for Using Lurid Photo of Transgender Women on Cover
July 25, 2014 Congresswoman Speier Blasts Science Magazine for Using Lurid Photo of Transgender Women on Cover
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 24, 2014 Committee Passes Congresswoman Speier's Amendment to Comprehensively Address Record Keeping in Wake of lost IRS E-mails
July 24, 2014 Motion to Instruct Conferences on H.R. 3230, Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act
July 24, 2014 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript: Current Situation in Ukraine
July 24, 2014 Letter to Alan Leshner, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Publisher of Science Magazine - Lurid Photos of Transgender Women on Cover
July 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments
July 10, 2014 Congresswomen Speier's Whistleblower Protections Amendment Passes Without Opposition
July 10, 2014 The Advocate - 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Isn't Dead Yet
July 10, 2014 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Medicare Mismanagement Part II: Exploring Medicare Appeals Reform
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
July 1, 2014 The Hill - Bill Would Give Separation Pay to Service Members Discharged Under DADT
June 26, 2014 Congresswomen Speier Introduces SMOKE Act to Regulate E-cigarette Products
June 26, 2014 Congresswomen Speier Introduces Legislation to Restore Pay for Service Members Discharged Under Don't Ask, Don't Tell
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 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 19, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ensuring Religious Minorities are Protected
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 Congresswomen Speier Secures SNAP Benefits for Disabled Veterans
June 11, 2014 Congresswoman Speier Says Overdue ACCJC Decision a Probable Win for City College Student
June 11, 2014 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2015
June 11, 2014 Congresswoman Speier to Host Ready, Set, Succeed for Women Entrepreneurs
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 Congresswomen Speier Amendments added to NDAA
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 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
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