Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Representing the 18th District of TEXAS

Press Releases

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.

Mar 9, 2015 Press Release
Jackson Lee: “What was and remains so moving, heroic, and awe-inspiring is that the foot soldiers of Selma faced their heavily armed adversaries fortified only by their love for their country and for each other and their audacious faith in a righteous cause.”

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior member of the U.S.

Mar 2, 2015 Press Release
Jackson Lee: “The fight was worth it because by standing in united opposition to the political games played by House Republicans, Democrats prevented a shutdown of the Homeland Security Department and extracted a commitment to hold a vote on a clean bill fully funding DHS when the House reconvenes next week.”

February 27, 2015                                                                                   

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