Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Representing the 18th District of TEXAS

Press Releases

Apr 23, 2015 Press Release
Attorney General Lynch represents the best of America’s legal minds and will be a protector of the Constitution, states Rep. Jackson Lee

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior Member of the House Judiciary and Homeland Security Committees and the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations, released the following statement on the confirmation of U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch to become the next United States Attorney General:

Apr 2, 2015 Press Release
Jackson Lee: “It is important that the negotiators not impose an arbitrary deadline; what is important is to reach an agreement that ensures peace and a non-nuclear Iran”

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement today in response to the announcement that the P5+1 negotiators have agreed to extend the Iran nuclear negotiations in Lausanne, Switzerland:

Mar 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of Congress, issued a statement on the Louisiana Army National Guard helicopter crash during a night training exercise at Eglin Air Force Base in the Florida Panhandle. As of Wednesday morning, seven US Marines and four Louisiana Army National Guard soldiers are still missing.

Mar 12, 2015 Press Release
The thugs that shot and wounded two Ferguson area police officers in no way honors the tragic loss of Michael Brown and all of us that are fighting for justice for all people. I condemn these shootings which were cowardly acts at the highest level and I am both outraged and disappointed, says Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement regarding the recent shooting of two Ferguson, Missouri area police officers:

Mar 12, 2015 Press Release
Unfortunately, the long years of service of these two Secret Service agents, one assigned to the Presidential detail, should be investigated and their tenure with the Secret Service should come to an immediate end if the allegations prove true, states Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement regarding the recent Secret Service security breaches at the White House:

Mar 12, 2015 Press Release
“Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee: I applaud the efforts of the U.S. Coast Guard for leading the effort to clean up the expanding chemical leak and to contain its damage”

March 10, 2015

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member and the former Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Committee’s Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee, released the following statement decrying the chemical leak from a tanker  blocking the busy Houston Ship Channel and calls for a full investigation of the tanker:

Mar 12, 2015 Press Release
It is important that there be an extensive review of police practices, says Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

March 10, 2015

 

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee following statement regarding the officer involved shooting of Anthony Robinson, an unarmed African American male, in Madison, Wisconsin:

Mar 12, 2015 Press Release
March 10, 2015

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement regarding the video showing members of Oklahoma University's Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity chanting racial slurs:

Mar 12, 2015 Press Release
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee: I applaud the efforts of the U.S. Coast Guard for leading the effort to clean up the expanding chemical leak and to contain its damage

March 10, 2015

 

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member and the former Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Committee’s Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee, released the following statement decrying the chemical leak from a tanker  blocking the busy Houston Ship Channel and calls for a full investigation of the tanker:

Mar 11, 2015 Press Release

Houston, Texas – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member and the former Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Committee’s Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee, released the following statement decrying the chemical leak from a tanker blocking the busy Houston Ship Channel and calls for a full investigation.

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