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September 25, 2017 Press Release

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.

August 25, 2017 Press Release

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. 

August 23, 2017 Press Release

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.

August 1, 2017 Press Release

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. 

July 14, 2017 Press Release

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.

June 22, 2017 Press Release

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.

June 13, 2017 Press Release

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.

May 9, 2017 Press Release

SAN MATEO, CA – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, issued the following statement in response to President Trump firing FBI Director James Comey.

May 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, on Monday sent a letter signed by 24 bipartisan Members of Congress to Acting Secretary of the Army Robert M. Speer, urging the Army to hold retired Lieutenant General and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn fully accountable for failing to seek permission prior to his acceptance of payments from foreign agents, as required by federal law and Army regulation.

April 26, 2017 Press Release

**Speier reintroduced legislation to establish health care equity for military women and their dependents**

**Unlike civilians, military women and their dependents do not have access to all forms of FDA-approved contraception with no co-pay under military health insurance**

**Speier’s legislation would provide military women with increased access to all methods of contraception, increase family planning resources, and guarantee access to emergency contraception for sexual assault victims**