Representative Karen 'Jackie' Lorraine Jacqueline Speier's Public Statements


Full Name: Karen 'Jackie' Lorraine Jacqueline Speier
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/26/14 Congresswomen Speier Introduces Legislation to Restore Pay for Service Members Discharged Under Don't Ask, Don't Tell 6/26/14 Congresswomen Speier Introduces SMOKE Act to Regulate E-cigarette Products 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/20/14 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims 6/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ensuring Religious Minorities are Protected 6/19/14 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015 6/18/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 6/11/14 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript: Bowe Bergdahl 6/11/14 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2015 6/10/14 Condemning the Mass Shooting in Isla Vista California 5/30/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/28/14 Congresswomen Speier Outraged by Report Revealing 1,700 Veterans Overlooked by Phoenix Veterans Affairs Facility 5/27/14 Pelosi, Speier, Eshoo Condemn Continued ACCJC Failure of Leadership in CCSF Matter 5/27/14 Statement On Assassination Of American Doctor In Pakistan On Humanitarian Mission 5/27/14 Letter to Ashley Higgins, United States Department of Education - Gainful Employment Rule 5/22/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bipartisan Push to End Off-Budget Military Spending 5/22/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits 5/22/14 Congresswomen Speier Amendments added to NDAA 5/21/14 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 5/21/14 Congresswomen Speier: Fight for Military Sexual Assault Survivors Continues Despite NDAA Setback 5/21/14 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 5/20/14 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 5/20/14 Congresswoman Speier Urges College Accrediting Agency to Rescind Termination for City College of San Francisco 5/09/14 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration 5/08/14 Congresswoman Speier's Amendments to Streamline Spending and Make the Pentagon More Accountable Approved for NDAA 5/08/14 Committee Passes Congresswoman Speier's Critical Miltary Justice Reforms, Nearly Passes Chain of Command Amendment 5/08/14 Congresswomen Speier: Close Vote on Chain of Command Moves the Ball Forward for Justice 5/07/14 Recommending that the House Find Lois G. Lerner in Contempt of Congress 5/05/14 Congresswomen Speier and Lee Urge UC Berkeley to Improve Prevention and Response to Sexual Assault 5/05/14 Letter to Nicholas Dirks, Chancellor of University of California at Berkeley - Prevention and Response to Sexual Assault 5/02/14 Members of the California Democratic Congressional Delegation Respond to Ongoing Racially Charged Remarks in Media 5/01/14 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2015 5/01/14 CNN - House Passes Funding for Expanded Sexual Harassment Training 5/01/14 Congresswomen Speier's Amendment to Expand Sexual Harassment Training Approved 4/30/14 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 4/29/14 Congresswoman Speier: Congress Must Act on Sexual Assault Recommendations from White House 4/29/14 Letter to Patrick Donahoe, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer United States Postal Service - Reject U.S. Post Office-Staples Pilot Program 4/24/14 Congresswomen Speier: FDA Decision to Regulate E-Cigarette Industry is Lacking 4/16/14 Times-Herald - Oakland Airport Workers Learn How to Identify Human Trafficking Victims 4/16/14 San Francisco Chronicle - Oakland Airport Workers Trained to Spot Sex Traffickers 4/11/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Reconsider Rule that Would Harm Small Breweries & Increase Food Waste 4/10/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program 4/10/14 Congresswomen Speier: Lerner Contempt Vote is Result of Taxpayer-Funded Political Witch Hunt 4/10/14 San Mateo Daily Journal - Guest Perspective: Boom and Gloom: Not Everyone's Boat is Rising 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms