Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Representing the 18th District of TEXAS

Press Releases

Apr 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, after writing and talking with the IRS Commissioner, announces that Houston area tax payers qualify for relief from Penalties on late tax returns due to severe weather and flooding in the Houston area:

Apr 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee and its Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security, released the following statement today after the United States Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States, et al. v. Texas, et al., No.

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Apr 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, and Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Investigations released the following statement regarding the recent shooting of Harris County Deputy Constable Alden Clopton:

Apr 4, 2016 Press Release
April 1, 2016

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee and the Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, issued the following statement on the shooting of Virginia State Trooper Chad Dermyer at a Richmond, Virginia Greyhound station yesterday:

Apr 4, 2016 Press Release
April 1, 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 215,000 jobs in March.  With businesses adding 195,000 jobs last month, March represents the 73rd consecutive month of private sector job growth.

Apr 4, 2016 Press Release
March 30, 2016

Washington, DC – Today, House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations Ranking Member Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) released the following joint statement after the White House announced President Obama granted commutations to 61 individuals:

Mar 29, 2016 Press Release
Jackson Lee: “I commend the dedicated members of the U.S. Capitol Police for their effective and measured response to the incident at the Capitol Visitor Center.”

March 28, 2016

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee and the Judiciary Committee, and the Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations released the following statement today regarding the incident at the Capitol Visitor Center:

Mar 28, 2016 Press Release
Jackson Lee: “The civilized world cannot and will tolerate this heinous act of terrorism in Lahore, Pakistan, which targeted innocent civilians, killing dozens and injuring scores of persons”

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Co-Chair of the Congressional Pakistan Caucus, and Founder and Co-Chair of the Congressional Children’s Caucus released the following statement today regarding the horrific attack in the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore, which killed at least 72 persons and injured more than 340 others:

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Mar 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement after terror attacks in Brussels, Belgium:

Mar 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee joined President Obama on his historic trip to Cuba, the first trip by a sitting President in nearly 90 years. She released this statement:

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