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
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
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8/07/14 Letter to Janice Schneider, Assistant Secretary of Lands and Minerals Management - Modernizing the Outdated and Inadequate Onshore Oil and Gas Fiscal System 8/04/14 SF Gate - Law Should Require Universities to Disclose Sexual Assaults 7/31/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit an Opportunity to Advance LGBT Rights 7/31/14 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer 7/30/14 The Futility of Litigating the Executive Branch 7/30/14 Congresswoman Speier Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Protect College Students from Sexual Assault 7/29/14 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 7/29/14 Letter to Ryan Wulff, National Marine Fisheries Service - Opposing Bay Delta Conservation Plan 7/28/14 Congresswoman Speier: CPUC President Mike Peevey Should Resign if he Wants to be Consultant to PG&E 7/25/14 Congresswoman Speier Blasts Science Magazine for Using Lurid Photo of Transgender Women on Cover 7/25/14 Congresswoman Speier Blasts Science Magazine for Using Lurid Photo of Transgender Women on Cover 7/25/14 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 7/24/14 Committee Passes Congresswoman Speier's Amendment to Comprehensively Address Record Keeping in Wake of lost IRS E-mails 7/24/14 Motion to Instruct Conferences on H.R. 3230, Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act 7/24/14 CNN "CNN Newsroom" - Transcript: Current Situation in Ukraine 7/24/14 Letter to Alan Leshner, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Publisher of Science Magazine - Lurid Photos of Transgender Women on Cover 7/18/14 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 7/10/14 Congresswomen Speier's Whistleblower Protections Amendment Passes Without Opposition 7/10/14 The Advocate - 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Isn't Dead Yet 7/10/14 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 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/09/14 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action 7/01/14 The Hill - Bill Would Give Separation Pay to Service Members Discharged Under DADT 6/26/14 Congresswomen Speier Introduces SMOKE Act to Regulate E-cigarette Products 6/26/14 Congresswomen Speier Introduces Legislation to Restore Pay for Service Members Discharged Under Don't Ask, Don't Tell 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/20/14 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/19/14 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015 6/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ensuring Religious Minorities are Protected 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 Congresswomen Speier Secures SNAP Benefits for Disabled Veterans 6/11/14 Congresswoman Speier Says Overdue ACCJC Decision a Probable Win for City College Student 6/11/14 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2015 6/11/14 Congresswoman Speier to Host Ready, Set, Succeed for Women Entrepreneurs 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 Congresswomen Speier Amendments added to NDAA 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 5/21/14 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