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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) was joined by Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-05), public health experts, and Scrubs Addressing the Firearm Epidemic (SAFE) members in calling for firearms injury and mortality prevention research to address the root causes of America’s gun violence epidemic and provide evidence-based solutions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In celebration of Women’s Health Week (May 12-18), Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus, and Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-WY), along with 56 of their colleagues, introduced the Breast Cancer Research Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2019, which would extend the authority of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) by eight years to continue issuing a fundraising stamp for breast cancer research. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) have introduced companion legislation in the U.S. Senate.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Jackie Speier (CA-14) and Dina Titus (NV-01) introduced legislation today to close a loophole in Medicare that is harmful to some patients and wastes billions of dollars in taxpayer funds. H.R. 2143, 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.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) re-introduced H.R. 2091, the Access to Contraception for Servicemembers and Dependents Act, to overhaul current Department of Defense (DoD) policy on contraceptive coverage and family planning counseling.
Washington, DC – Five lawmakers today introduced a bipartisan bill giving a full range of medical services to families with children who have life-limiting illnesses and who qualify for Medicaid, which currently has gaps in such coverage.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Co-Chairs of the Childhood Cancer Caucus, Reps. Jackie Speier (D-CA), Michael McCaul (R-TX), Mike Kelly (R-PA), and G. K. Butterfield (D-NC), applaud the passage of the Senate companion to their bill – S. 292, the Childhood Cancer STAR Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) released the following statement regarding her vote against the continuing resolution on Monday, the fourth short-term CR proposed since last October.
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 — 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