Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Representing the 18th District of TEXAS

Press Releases

Jun 30, 2015 Press Release
June 26, 2015

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement regarding the US Supreme Court landmark decision supporting marriage equality:

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release
We have achieved an historic reduction in the uninsured – the largest over any period since the early 1970s, stated Congresswoman Jackson Lee

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement after the Supreme Court announced its decision in King v. Burwell:

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Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

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Jun 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee issued this statement today in recognition of the 150th Celebration of Juneteenth, which marks June 19, 1865 when federal officials arrived in Galveston, Texas to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation:

Jun 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement regarding the Hate Crime shooting in Charleston, South Carolina at Emanuel AME Church:

Jun 12, 2015 Press Release
Trade bills must have a dual purpose to open the doors of opportunity for America’s business but as well have direct impact on job creation in the hard hit areas where job loss has been most devastating along with a definitive provision to ensure trade opportunities for small and medium size businesses, stated Congresswoman Jackson Lee

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement regarding her vote today on the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program:

Jun 11, 2015 Press Release

June 10, 2015

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee and Ranking Member on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Homeland Security, Terrorism, and Investigations, released the following statement in support of the Youth Justice Act of 2015:

Jun 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement regarding the endorsement of her Build TRUST Act by Blacks in Government (BIG) at their 2015 National Delegates Assembly in Orlando, Florida:

May 20, 2015 Press Release
May 19, 2015

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee issued the following statement after the death of Officer Richard Martin of the Houston Police Department who was killed in the line of duty:

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