Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Representing the 18th District of TEXAS

Press Releases

Jan 29, 2016 Press Release
January 28, 2015

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement regarding reports that North Korea is planning another rocket launch:

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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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Jan 19, 2016 Press Release
Jackson Lee: “I am confident the Suprme Court will uphold the Administration’s executive actions on immigration because they are consistent with precedents going back to President Eisenhower by focusing on commonsense priorities in immigration enforcement that strengthen our economy, secure our borders, and ensure that national resources are not squandered.”

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement today in response to the announcement by the U.S. Supreme Court that it will review a challenge to the Obama Administration’s executive actions on immigration:

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Jan 15, 2016 Press Release

For Immediate Release                                                            Contact: Mike McQuerry

January 15, 2016                                                                                    (202) 225-3816

 

Press Statement

CBC Members Seek Justice for Sandra Bland

Jan 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement regarding the recent deadly blasts and shootout in Indonesia capital of Jakarta today:

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Jan 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced that the economy added 292,000 jobs in December.  With businesses adding 275,000 jobs last month, December represents the 70th consecutive month of private sector job growth:

Dec 22, 2015 Press Release
Jackson Lee: JUSTICE DEPARTMENT MUST ACT IMMEDIATELY

HOUSTON, TEXAS – Today, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations, released the following statement after a Texas grand jury returned no indictments in the jailhouse death of Sandra Bland:

Dec 21, 2015 Press Release

HOUSTON, TX – Congresswoman Jackson Lee today will present the Purple Heart to Vietnam Veteran and Constituent Earl J. Barnes. The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the armed forces of the U.S.

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Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations Ranking Member Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) released the following statement after the White House announced President Obama granted commutations to 95 individuals, including 11 from Texas:

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release
This Legislation Makes Critical Investments in Renewable Energy, Education, Health Care, Research and Development, Law Enforcement, and Early Learning, stated Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee a Senior Member of House Judiciary Committee and House Homeland Security Committee, voted to adopt, by a vote of 316 to 113, the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill.  This measure funds the government for FY 2016. The Congresswoman released the following statement:

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