Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Representing the 18th District of TEXAS

Press Releases

Mar 28, 2016 Press Release
Jackson Lee: “The civilized world cannot and will tolerate this heinous act of terrorism in Lahore, Pakistan, which targeted innocent civilians, killing dozens and injuring scores of persons”

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Co-Chair of the Congressional Pakistan Caucus, and Founder and Co-Chair of the Congressional Children’s Caucus released the following statement today regarding the horrific attack in the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore, which killed at least 72 persons and injured more than 340 others:

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Mar 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement after terror attacks in Brussels, Belgium:

Mar 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee joined President Obama on his historic trip to Cuba, the first trip by a sitting President in nearly 90 years. She released this statement:

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Mar 10, 2016 Press Release
March 7, 2016

Washington, DC – Many people do not realize that in the service of this nation there are many people – some of them known and some unknown.  The United States House of Representatives, the nation and the world see most often the Members of Congress in the House and the Senate.  Those are the many voices that people with take note of.  It is important however to realize that there is a magnifice

Feb 17, 2016 Press Release
Jackson Lee: “The more we learn about the conduct of those principally involved in the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, the more likely it appears that that criminal acts may have been committed for which those responsible must be held to account before the bar of justice.”

February 12, 2016 

Feb 12, 2016 Press Release
“I am very proud to have the confidence of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Board and to have this opportunity to build upon the mission and vision of its founders”, stated Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

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Feb 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior member of the House Judiciary and the Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, released the following statement after the House Judiciary Committee passed HR 759 the Corrections and Recidivism Reduction Act of 2016 today:

Feb 10, 2016 Press Release

February 9, 2016

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security and House Judiciary Committees, released the following statement after the President released is final budget today:

Feb 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security and House Judiciary Committees, released the following statement after the President released is final budget today:

Feb 3, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Jackson Lee today Voted Against The Latest Republican Attempt to Dismantle Affordable Health Coverage and Assault Planned Parenthood

February 2, 2016

Washington, DC – Today, on Groundhog Day, House Republicans voted for the 63rd time to repeal or undermine the Affordable Care Act, and for the 12th time to attack women’s health care in the 114th Congress alone. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement:

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