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Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier on Thursday issued the following statement regarding her vote against the Republican Continuing Resolution and disaster assistance bills.
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today voted against final passage of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018.
Washington, DC — U.S. Representatives Jackie Speier (CA-14), Charlie Dent (PA-15), Susan Davis (CA-53), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), Adam Smith (WA-09), and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) today announced the introduction of H.R. 4041, a bipartisan bill to protect transgender members of the U.S. military by preventing the Department of Defense (DoD) from removing currently serving members of the Armed Forces based solely on their gender identity. Transgender troops have been openly serving in the military since June 2016. This legislation is the House companion bill to S.
Washington, DC – Congressional Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus Co-Chairs Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Pete King (R-NY) released the following joint statement in response to the inhuman conditions forced upon Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
San Mateo, CA – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel and Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, on Friday sent a letter to Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer, requesting information in response to an August 21, 2017 Federal News Radio report on massive waste at Norfolk Naval Shipyard.
San Mateo, CA –Congresswomen Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, issued the following statement on Wednesday in response to allegations that five male drill instructors at Fort Benning are under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct involving six female infantry trainees.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel and Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, on Tuesday led a letter to Acting Department of Defense Inspector General Glenn Fine, requesting he review the decision by the Department of Defense to start withholding unclassified, summary results of routine nuclear safety and security inspections. These inspection results had previously been available to the public.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) on Friday released a statement regarding the introduction of her bill to block any federal funds from being used to establish or support a cybersecurity unit with Russia. Rep. Speier introduced H.R. 3259, the Preventing Usurpation Through International Networks (PUTIN) Act, in response to President Trump’s stated goal of creating a cybersecurity unit following his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the very adversary directing cyberattacks against our democracy and others around the world.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA), and 21 other original co-sponsors introduced the Fostering Unity Against Russian Aggression Act of 2017.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) released the following statement in response to reports that voting systems in at least 39 states were infiltrated by Russia during the 2016 election.