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February 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) on Thursday sent a letter to House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes calling for Ret. Gen. Michael Flynn to be brought before the Committee for questioning. The letter has been signed by seven of the Congresswoman’s Democratic colleagues on the Intelligence Committee.

February 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member on the House Armed Service’s Military Personnel Subcommittee, on Tuesday released the following statement regarding the resignation of Ret. Gen. Michael Flynn as National Security Advisor.

February 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) on Tuesday issued the following statement in response to her appointment as Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

January 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) on Tuesday nominated former Acting Attorney General Sally Q. Yates for the prestigious Profiles in Courage Award. The award was established by President John F. Kennedy to recognize the courage of government officials who have risked their careers by standing up for the public good, even in the face of powerful interest groups and political pressure.

January 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) on Monday announced she is co-sponsoring legislation to halt President Trump’s Executive Order, which effectively bans Muslims from entering the United States from seven Muslim-majority nations: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. The Statute of Liberty Values Act is being introduced by Reps. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) and John Conyers (MI-13).

 

December 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence today issued a statement in support of a bipartisan congressional investigation into the Intelligence Community’s findings that Russian hackers used cyberattacks to interfere in the American political process.

December 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) and Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) on Thursday sent a letter to the leaders of the House Armed Services Committee and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee calling on both committees to investigate troubling claims related to wasteful spending in the U.S. Department of Defense.

December 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswomen Jackie Speier (CA-14) on Friday issued the following statement after her provision to stop military trainers and recruiters from preying on trainees and recruits by criminalizing inappropriate sexual contact was passed by the House of Representatives in the 2017 NDAA Conference Report.

November 22, 2016 Press Release
San Mateo, CA - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo counties) will hold a networking event for technology and biotechnology companies interested in working with the Defense Department (DoD) and the Intelligence Community on Monday, November 28, 2016 from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. at the Oracle Conference Center in Redwood City.
November 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) on Tuesday issued the following statement in light of recent reports of the latest breakdown of the Littoral Combat Ship USS Montgomery (LCS-8). The newly built ship was on its way to its homeport of San Diego when it was damaged following a collision with a lock wall in the Panama Canal.