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Jackie Speier's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

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
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
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 2, 2014 Congresswomen Speier: Pentagon Fails Again to Follow the Law
March 26, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - End Baseless Benghazi Claims and Focus on Reform
March 25, 2014 The Price is Wrong
Dec. 17, 2013 Congresswoman Jackie Speier on Inclusion of the Article 32 Reform Act in the National Defense Authorization Act
Dec. 17, 2013 Congresswoman Jackie Speier on House Passage of National Defense Authorization Act and Inclusion of Her Amendments: "It Doesn't Cure the Cancer of Military Sexual Assault'
Dec. 12, 2013 Joint Explanatory Statement to Accompany the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and USAID Administrator Raj Shah - Titus Joins Bipartisan Letter in Support of U.S. Airdrops of Food and Supplies to Remote Areas of the Philipines
Nov. 14, 2013 Congresswoman Speier Statement on Wasteful Military Spending
Nov. 7, 2013 Congresswoman Speier Statement on Rise in Military Sexual Assault Reports
Oct. 18, 2013 Congresswoman Speier Calls Lt. Col. Wilkerson's Reduction In Rank A Slap On The Wrist
Oct. 5, 2013 Ground Report - Government Shutdown a "Dreamland" for Enemies that Want to Steal Our Nations Secrets, says Rep. Speier
Sept. 11, 2013 Congresswoman Speier Statement On Diplomatic Course In Syria
Sept. 10, 2013 Congresswoman Speier Urges Congressional Debate, Not Haste, On Syria Action
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Military Action in Syria
Aug. 2, 2013 Lawmakers Work to Keep U.S. Taxpayer Dollars Out of Terrorist Hands
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
June 13, 2013 The Hill - House Starts Defense Authorization Work Amid Dem Anger Over Sexual Assault Amendments
June 6, 2013 Statement: Congresswoman Jackie Speier On House Committee Passage of National Defense Authorization Act And Inclusion Of Her Amendments
April 24, 2013 Center for Public Integrity - Pentagon Claims $757 Million Overbilling by Contractor in Afghanistan
Dec. 18, 2012 Statement: Rep Speier Responds To Reports Of Millions Of Dollars In Wasted Spending On Unused Equipment In Afghanistan
Sept. 12, 2012 Statement: Congresswoman Jackie Speier Responds to the Attack on Americans in Libya
Aug. 16, 2012 Aviation Week - U.S. Navy Officials Suppressed Bad LCS-1 Test Results
July 19, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013
July 19, 2012 Stop Military Rape
July 18, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013
May 30, 2012 Mass Transit Intelligence Prioritization Act
May 22, 2012 San Francisco Chronicle - In S.F., Wounded Veterans Demand Action from VA
May 10, 2012 Statement: Congresswoman Jackie Speier on House Committee Passage of National Defense Authorization Act and Inclusion of Her Amendments
May 9, 2012 Congresswoman Jackie Speier Calls for GAO Review of Littoral Combat Ship Program
April 3, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Dec. 15, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 7, 2011 Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.R. 1540, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Nov. 30, 2011 Hearing of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Boko Haram - Emerging Threat to the U.S. Homeland"
Nov. 30, 2011 Homeland Security Committee Report Details Emerging Homeland Threat Posed by Africa-Based Terrorist Organization, Boko Haram
Oct. 26, 2011 Joint Hearing of the Oversight, Investigations, and Management and the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittees of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Iranian Terror Operations on American Soil"
Oct. 21, 2011 Statement: Congresswoman Jackie Speier on Troop Withdrawal from Iraq
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Oct. 7, 2011 The Huffington Post - 10 Reasons to Bring Our Troops Home From Afghanistan on 10th Anniversary of War
Sept. 30, 2011 Speier Statement on the Killing of Al Qaeda Operative Anwar al-Awlaki
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 13, 2011 Letter to Secretary of State Clinton
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America
June 22, 2011 Speier Statement on President Obama's Announcement on Afghanistan
June 3, 2011 Speier Supports Resolution to End Military Operations in Libya
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
May 3, 2011 Hearing of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "The Threat to the U.S. Homeland Emanating from Pakistan"
March 24, 2011 Statement: Congresswoman Speier Responds to the Strikes on Libya
March 17, 2011 Speier Statement on Afghanistan Resolution
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