Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Representing the 18th District of TEXAS

Press Releases

Apr 14, 2014 Press Release
Jackson Lee: “America must ensure the security of our borders”

April 11, 2014           

 

Apr 14, 2014 Press Release

April 9, 2014

 

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement today commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide.

Apr 10, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee mourns the fallen heroes who lost their lives and prays for the healing of the wounded and all the families that are suffering.

April 9, 2014        

 

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement regarding today’s memorial at the Fort Hood military base which she attended with the President of the United States and the Texas Congressional Delegation:

Apr 3, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee offers her deepest sympathy to the families of the men and women who lost their lives and to those who were injured at Fort Hood.

April 2, 2014

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement regarding today’s shooting at the Fort Hood military base.

Apr 1, 2014 Press Release
This Republican budget is yet another attack on American seniors, students, workers, and middle class families – all for the sake of protecting loopholes for the wealthy and corporations shipping jobs overseas, says Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement today after Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan released this year’s version of the House Republican budget:

Apr 1, 2014 Press Release
The results are in: With a successful Enrollment Event held Sunday and with the close of the Affordable Care Act's first open enrollment period, thousands of Houstonians and millions of Americans have secured new, quality and affordable health coverage for themselves and their families, says Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee recently held an enrollment event to sign up Houstonians for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act Sunday at the Community of Faith Center – the Yates-Dixon Campus. The event signed up well over 100 people and the last person was signed up at 10pm.

Mar 27, 2014 Press Release
“Yank has done tremendous work throughout the world to bring about peace through food security”

February 19, 2014

Mar 26, 2014 Press Release
Minimum Wage Increase Is A Central Plank of the “When Women Succeed, America Succeeds” Agenda

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee announced the release of a new report that highlights why raising the minimum wage is key for America’s women.  The report was prepared by the National Economic Council, the Council of Economic Advisers, the Domestic Policy Council, and the Department of Labor.

Mar 26, 2014 Press Release
Signs House Democrats’ ‘Demand a Vote’ Petition to Force Vote on Bipartisan Reform Legislation

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Judiciary and Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement regarding signing a discharge petition to demand a vote on H.R. 15, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act:

Mar 14, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, the Founder and Co-Chair of the House Congressional Children’s Caucus and a Senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee, has been named a Champion for Children for the 113th Congress by First Focus Campaign for Children (FFCC).

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