Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Representing the 18th District of TEXAS

Press Releases

Jul 30, 2013 Press Release
CONGRESSWOMAN SHEILA JACKSON LEE APPLAUDS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTING $124,395 FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS IN HOUSTON, TEXAS

Washington, July 11, 2013

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement regarding the grants awarded to community health centers in Houston, Texas:

Jul 18, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Jackson Lee: “Chevron is committed to Houston and will create more than 1,700 jobs for the area.”

Washington, Jul 9, 2013  

Congresswoman Congresswoman Jackson Lee: “Chevron is committed to Houston and will create more than 1,700 jobs for the area.”

Jul 18, 2013 Press Release

Washington, Jul 2 -

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement today on the passing of former Philadelphia Congressman and House Majority Whip William Gray:
 

Jun 26, 2013 Press Release

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member on the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after the introduction of the “Coretta Scott King Mid-decade Redistricting Prohibition Act of 2013:

Jun 24, 2013 Press Release
Supreme Court case has remanded the Fisher case to the lower courts but requires strict scrutiny on affirmative action cases

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Judiciary, released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision in Fisher v. University of Texas-Austin:                                                            

Jun 23, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Jackson Lee, who holds the seat once held by Voting Rights Act Champion Barbara Jordan, optimistic that Supreme Court will uphold constitutionality of Section 5 preclearance provision

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior member of the House Judiciary and Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement today:

Jun 20, 2013 Press Release
This terrible bill not only takes food off the table but the knives, forks and spoons, says Rep. Jackson Lee

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement today regarding her decision to participate in the SNAP Challenge in protest over the more than $20 billion in cuts proposed to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in the 2014 Farm Bill:

Jun 19, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Jackson Lee, along with 38 original cosponsors, introduces a resolution observing the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement in observance of Juneteenth:

Jun 19, 2013 Press Release

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee released the following statement today after the Frederick Douglass Statue dedication ceremony:

Jun 18, 2013 Press Release
While Rep. Jackson Lee is in Washington, DC fighting for her constituents to defeat cuts to the SNAP program, to build on a Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill and Border Security bill that Texas needs, along with passing Universal Background Checks, she welcomes the citizens’ right to petition their government

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a member of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force and a Senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement in response to protesters at her office in the Heights:

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