Jackson Lee: “This agreement protects our seniors and children, prevents defaulting on the national debt, and avoids a damaging government shutdown like the last one in 2013 that cost the economy $24 billion and thousands of jobs.”
October 28, 2015
Announcement follows the Obama Administration’s commitment of 300 U.S. troops in Africa to track fighters from Boko Haram.
October 26, 2015
Announcement comes two days after private meeting between Congressional Pakistan Caucus Co-Chair Jackson Lee and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on issues related to girls’ education, religious freedom and the economic empowerment in Pakistan.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement today regarding the White House announcement of $70 million grant program for girls education programs in Pakistan and First Lady Michelle Obama’s ‘Let Girls Learn’ initiative:
Jackson Lee: This $12 million grant will provide much needed flood relief to Houston area residents.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, announces a grant of over $12 million in federal funds to improve an existing storm water detention basin and provide for the construction of a new storm water detention basin. The project when completed will lower flood water surface elevations and reduce structure flooding.
“Today, with this legislation, we unify to reject a system that is often more effective at creating criminals and collateral damage than actual justice. We have come together for change,” stated Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee
Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, held a press conference with Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Ranking Member John Conyers, and other members of the House Judiciary Committee to unveil the “Sentencing Reform Act of 2015.” This bipartisan sentencing
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations released the following statement after the introduction of the Fair Chance Act:
September 8, 2015
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior member of the House Homeland Security and Judiciary Committees and founder and Chair of the Congressional Children’s Caucus, released the following statement today announcing that the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program has awarded $40,000 in scholarships to Texas Southern University to help its’ students diminish
September 2, 2015
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a member of the Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus and a recent recipient of the Friend of the National Parks Award from the nonpartisan National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), released the following statement today announcing that the Council on Environmental Quality has launched the Every Kid in a Park Pass:
September 1, 2015
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior member of the House Homeland Security and Judiciary Committees, released the following statement today announcing that the Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a $13.8 million grant to the City of Houston to extend runways at George Bush Intercontinental Airport:
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement in reference to today’s hearing regarding Planned Parenthood: