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Jackie Speier's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 10, 2014 The Daily Journal - Boom and Gloom: Not Everyone's Boat is Rising
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Oct. 28, 2013 Congresswoman Speier To Host Candid Talk With Combat Veterans
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary Charles Timothy Hagel, Department of Defense - Protect Service Members from High-Cost Loans
July 22, 2013 The Daily Journal - The Long Wait For VA Compensation
June 19, 2013 Statement: Congresswoman Jackie Speier Slams Rotten Farm Bill
May 16, 2013 Rep Speier Re-Introduces Veterans Nutrition Bill
April 22, 2013 Letter to Honorable John Culberson, Chair, and Honorable Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies - VA Backlog
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Services Funding
April 15, 2013 Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2013
Feb. 14, 2013 Congresswoman Speier Announces Record Response To Annual "Valentines For Vets" Project With Local K-12 Students
Jan. 9, 2013 Patch - Local War Veterans Find New Hope
Dec. 26, 2012 USA Today - VA Finds Sexual Assaults More Common in War Zones
Oct. 2, 2012 Congresswoman Jackie Speier Celebrates Filipino American Heritage Month; Recognizes Filipino Veterans
Sept. 28, 2012 Congresswoman Jackie Speier Supports New Lawsuit by Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma; Announces Trip to Air Force Base Tied to Sex Abuse Scandal
Aug. 14, 2012 Pacifica Tribune - Rep. Jackie Speier introduces Veterans Nutrition Bill
Aug. 2, 2012 Rep Speier Introduces Veterans Nutrition Bill
June 11, 2012 Los Angeles TImes - Between Two Public Servants, Purple Heart-Felt Admiration
June 3, 2012 SF Examiner - Veterans Services Need Improved to Help those Who Served
June 1, 2012 Bay Citizen - Congress Passes Bill Requiring VA to Reduce Backlog of Disability Claims
May 31, 2012 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
May 28, 2012 KGO TV - WWII Vet gets Benefits Fixed after Complaints of Backlog at VA
May 25, 2012 Congresswoman Jackie Speier Announces Success From Her VA Fix-It Meeting
May 22, 2012 Contra Costa Times - Frustrated Bay Area Veterans Descend on 'Fix-It" Event
May 22, 2012 San Francisco Chronicle - In S.F., Wounded Veterans Demand Action from VA
May 22, 2012 San Francisco Chronicle - In S.F., Wounded Veterans Demand Action from VA
May 21, 2012 The Bay Citizen - Angry Veterans Demand End to Disability Claims Backlog
May 21, 2012 KCBS News - Veterans Complain of Huge Backlog at Oakland VA Office
May 21, 2012 SF Examiner - Frustrated U.S. Vets Ask for Services
May 18, 2012 San Francisco Chronicle - Veterans Wait too Long on Disability Claims
May 17, 2012 Congresswomen Speier And Lee To Address Claims Backlog At Local Meeting With Veterans
May 17, 2012 San Francisco Chronicle
April 19, 2012 Congresswoman Speier Asks VA Secretary To Speed Up Claims Process At Oakland VA
April 14, 2012 New York Times - Paperwork Buries Veterans' Disability Claims
April 6, 2012 Statement: Congresswoman Jackie Speier On 70th Bataan Anniversary
Feb. 16, 2012 Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Military and Veterans Education Benefits
Feb. 16, 2012 Quigley Legislation Protects Service Members and Veterans Targeted by Deceptive For-Profit Colleges
Feb. 16, 2012 Representatives Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill To Reform For-Profit College Industry Treatment Of Military And Veteran Education Benefits
June 30, 2011 San Mateo Daily Journal - Honoring the Ultimate Sacrifice
April 13, 2011 Speier Demands Full Benefits for Filipino Veterans
Jan. 5, 2011 Congresswoman Speier Introduces Measure to Help Troops FightSuicides and Aftereffects of Traumatic Brain Injuries
Nov. 11, 2010 Op-Ed - A New Kind of Veteran Demands Our Support
Aug. 15, 2010 Op-Ed - Overlooked cost of the war: veterans' benefits
May 28, 2010 Memorial Day
Oct. 21, 2009 Filipino Veterans Reunification Act
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Keeping our Promise to America's Veterans
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Veterans and Troops
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