Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Representing the 18th District of TEXAS

Press Releases

Mar 26, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement regarding the death of Judge A. D. Azios, the first Hispanic judge elected in Harris County:

Feb 26, 2013 Press Release

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement regarding the United States Supreme Court review of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act in Shelby v. Holder. Members of Congress, civil rights leaders and organizations, and hundreds of supporters of protecting the right to vote for all Americans will gather on the steps of the Supreme Court as the arguments are heard.

Feb 26, 2013 Press Release

September is Gospel Music Heritage Month as proclaimed by H. Con. Res. 370 which was introduced by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee.

Feb 26, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Jackson Lee Calls Upon House Leadership to Instead Bring Up and Pass Bipartisan Senate-Passed Bill and Send to the President

Today, Rep. Jackson Lee stated that she opposes the House GOP Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization substitute, introduced by the GOP Leadership on February 22 and which is scheduled to be considered by the House on Wednesday and Thursday. The GOP Leadership introduced the substitute as an alternative to S.

Feb 25, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Jackson Lee Highlights New Report Showing that Middle Class Texans Will Pay the Price Without It

Today, a new report was released by the Obama Administration on the harm that automatic spending cuts scheduled to occur on Friday would cause here in Texas.  Rep.

Feb 16, 2013 Press Release
Iraq must maintain its commitment to uphold the legal and humanitarian obligations as they relate to the people of Camp Liberty, says Rep. Jackson Lee

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement regarding the mortar attack at Camp Liberty in Iraq this past weekend:

Feb 5, 2013 Press Release

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement regarding the 20th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act:

“On February 5, 1993, President Bill Clinton signed the landmark Family and Medical Leave Act into law – only the third bill he signed upon becoming President, two weeks after his inauguration. 

Jan 23, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement in response to the shooting at Lone Star College campus

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement in response to the shooting at Lone Star College campus:

Jan 10, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Provides Informational Press Release Regarding the Independent Foreclosure Review Settlement and Residents of Harris County

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Provides Informational Press Release Regarding the Independent Foreclosure Review Settlement and Residents of Harris County

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