Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Representing the 18th District of TEXAS

Press Releases

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:

May 13, 2015 Press Release
May 11, 2015

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a member of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force and the Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, released the following statement in response to the murder of Hattiesburg Police Officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate:                          

May 11, 2015 Press Release
May 4, 2015

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a member of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force and the Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, released the following statement in response to the murder of NYPD Officer Brian Moore:

May 11, 2015 Press Release
May 4, 2015

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee and the Ranking Member of the Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, released the following statement regarding the events in Garland, Texas:

May 11, 2015 Press Release
Jackson Lee: “I commend Baltimore officials for acting to hold the persons responsible for Freddie Gray’s death accountable; but it is urgent for Congress to enact national standards to reform the criminal justice system”

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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:

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