Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Representing the 18th District of TEXAS

Press Releases

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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Feb 3, 2016 Press Release
My amendment recognizes that helping families achieve economic empowerment requires interagency collaboration, stated Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

February 2, 2016

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior member of the House Homeland Security and House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after her amendment to HR 3700, the Housing Opportunity through Modernization Act was accepted by the full House of Representatives:

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Jan 29, 2016 Press Release
January 27, 2016

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement regarding the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz:

Jan 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement today to mark the sixth anniversary of enactment of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act:

Jan 29, 2016 Press Release
Jackson Lee: “This $12.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to the Harris County Health Department will save lives and bring desperately needed relief to persons living with HIV/AIDS.”

January 28, 2016

Houston, TX – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement today announcing a $12.5 million grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services to the Harris County Health Department to provide emergency assistance to current HIV Relief Projects underway.

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