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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee, joined Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-1), co-chairs of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, along with Joe Crowley (NY-14), Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, Nita Lowey (NY-17), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee and State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, Congressman Eliot Engel (NY-16), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Congresswoman Bar
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo Counties) and Dina Titus (D-NV), introduced legislation today to close a loophole in Medicare that wastes taxpayer dollars and in some cases harms patients. H.R. 2066, The Promoting Integrity in Medicare Act (PIMA), would prevent physicians in certain specialties from referring patients to ancillary medical services in which they have an ownership interest and are offered in their offices. Closing this loophole would save an estimated $3.3 billion according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) on Wednesday issued the following statement in light of the California Attorney General’s felony filing against anti-abortion activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, who doctored secret video recordings of Planned Parenthood associates to fabricate evidence to be used against one of the country’s leading medical providers of affordable, high-quality health care for women, men, and young people.
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) today hosted a breakfast reception at the U.S. Capitol mobilizing hundreds of women, many of whom are from California’s 14th Congressional District, in the fight to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in 2017 and to make women’s rights a priority in the 115th Congress.
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) will host a breakfast reception on Saturday, January 21, 2017 to discuss why 2017 is the year that the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) will finally be ratified, making the rights of women part of the U.S. Constitution once and for all. Joining her will be several leaders in the women’s rights movement, including Academy Award-Winning Actor Patricia Arquette and more than 300 women, many of them constituents from California's 14th Congressional District and beyond.
San Francisco – Congresswomen Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, and Barbara Lee will join health care providers and Bay Area residents for a press conference on the harmful impact of Republicans’ plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Make America Sick Again. The ACA has served as a pillar of economic and health security for millions of Americans across the country since its enactment, ensuring that health care is a right, not a privilege.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) yesterday joined her co-chairs on the bipartisan Childhood Cancer Caucus in applauding the House of Representative’s passage of the H.R. 3381, the Childhood Cancer STAR Act. The STAR Act addresses four major concerns facing the pediatric cancer community today: Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research.
All of the survivorship provisions in the STAR Act, many of which Rep. Speier has been fighting for since 2011, have been among her top priorities during her time in Congress.