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March 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee, on Thursday introduced legislation to close a massive gap in the Uniform Code of Military Justice by prohibiting military service members from sharing intimate images without the consent of the individual(s) depicted. Rep. Speier introduced the Servicemembers Intimate Privacy Protection Act (SIPPA) following a briefing by Marine Corps and Navy leadership on the Marines United scandal and subsequent investigation.

March 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member on the House Armed Service’s Military Personnel Subcommittee, will introduce legislation today that would close a massive gap in the Uniform Code of Military Justice by prohibiting military service members from sharing intimate images without the consent of the individual(s) depicted. Rep. Speier will introduce the Servicemembers Intimate Privacy Protection Act (SIPPA) following a briefing by Marine Corps leadership on the Marines United scandal and subsequent investigation.

March 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member on the House Armed Service’s Military Personnel Subcommittee, will introduce legislation tomorrow that would close a massive gap in the Uniform Code of Military Justice by prohibiting military service members from sharing intimate images without the consent of the individual(s) depicted. Rep. Speier will introduce the Servicemembers Intimate Privacy Protection Act (SIPPA) following a briefing by Marine Corps leadership on the Marines United scandal and subsequent investigation.

March 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member of the Military Personnel Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee, sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis today, requesting additional details and disciplinary action in the case of retired Army Major General John Custer. As reported by USA Today on March 9th , the Army Inspector General definitively concluded in 2010 that General Custer was involved in an extramarital affair.

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 21, 2017 Press Release

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.

January 19, 2017 Press Release

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.

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.