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Sheila Jackson Lee's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 18, Democratic
Date Title
Jan. 18, 2017 The Hill - Trump Must Keep CFPB Director RIchard Cordray
Dec. 19, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Protect Women's Right to Choose
March 29, 2016 Letter to Chairman Diaz-Balart and Ranking Member Price - Prioritize Family Homelessness Response and Expand Services
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Refusing to Vote For Any Budget Deal That Cuts Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security Benefits
Aug. 12, 2015 Letter to His Holiness, Pope Francis - Address to Congress
July 31, 2015 Commemorating 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid
July 29, 2015 Recognizing the 51st Passage of the "Food Stamp Act"
June 10, 2015 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of the Senate HELP Committee - Every Child Achieves Act
March 27, 2015 Letter to Chairman Tom Cole and Ranking Member Rosa Delauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Funding of Heating Assistance Program
March 26, 2015 Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act of 2015
Feb. 13, 2015 Considering the Needs of All Americans
Feb. 5, 2015 Introduction of H. Res. 92, Resolution Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Project Head Start
Jan. 26, 2015 Letter to Mel Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Funding the Housing Trust Fund
Dec. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance Funds
Dec. 3, 2014 Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014
Sept. 8, 2014 Immigration Reform
July 25, 2014 Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014
June 10, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on 3 Million Americans Cut Off Emergency Unemployment Insurance
May 30, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 47475, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4681, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015; and for Other Purposes
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 30, 2014 With Senate Republicans Blocking Progress, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Renews Effort to " Give Americans a Raise"
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act
April 28, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus: Wealth Creation and the Opportunity Gap
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
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 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 1, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Applauds Hitting the 7 Million Mark and Getting Uninsured Americans Insured - Texas, Which has the Highest Number of Uninsured, Worked Real Hard with Communities, State Leaders, and Elected Officials to Help Uninsured Texan
March 26, 2014 Minimum Wage Increase Is A Central Plank of the "When Women Succeed, America Succeeds" Agenda
March 26, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Announces New Report that Highlights Why Raising the Minimum Wage is Key for America's Women
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 12, 2014 With 2 Million Americans Cut Off, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Joins Effort to Force House Republicans to Allow a Vote on the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 27, 2014 The New Chance for a New Start in Life Act of 2014
Feb. 18, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Calls on Congress to Pass Important Legislation to Extend Unemployment Benefits and Provide Critical Training to Millions of Americans
Feb. 6, 2014 Jackson Lee Calls on America to Stomp Out Poverty with Prayer and Action on This National Day of Prayer
Feb. 5, 2014 Statement on Republicans' Legislative Agenda this Week that Ignores Critical Issues
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 28, 2014 Working for all of America
Jan. 28, 2014 Optimism
Jan. 27, 2014 Income Inequality
Jan. 27, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus: Income Inequality
Jan. 20, 2014 Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Renews Call for Immediate Action to Extend Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Jan. 16, 2014 Pass Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 13, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus Addresses Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 9, 2014 The Congressional Progressive Caucus
Jan. 9, 2014 Finding Common Ground
Jan. 9, 2014 Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Jan. 9, 2014 Providing for the Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 2279, Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act
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