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April 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY) were joined by 27 of their colleagues today to introduce a bipartisan congressional resolution recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

January 31, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Chairwoman of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee, released the following statement in response to the Department of Defense’s new report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at our Military Service Academies.

January 23, 2019 Press Release

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

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.

June 16, 2017 Press Release

*Panelists included Mariska Hargitay, Emmy Award winning actress, Law and Order: SVU & Founder, Joyful Heart Foundation**

**The Roundtable can be watched here**

June 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) on Tuesday released the following statement in response to the recent release of the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative’s nationwide study of nonconsensual pornography, the first of its kind to look at both victimization and perpetration of these online attacks.

June 13, 2017 Press Release

**Panelist to include Mariska Hargitay, Emmy Award winning actress, Law and Order: SVU & Founder, Joyful Heart Foundation**

Washington, DC – Representatives Jackie Speier (D-CA), Annie Kuster (D-NH), Patrick Meehan (R-PA), and David Joyce (R-OH), as co-chairs of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence will hold the first task force roundtable to address problems with rape kit backlogs and lack of access to sexual assault nurse examiners this Friday at 9 a.m.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the co-chairs of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence applauded the passage of H.R. 2052, the PRIVATE Act. Task Force co-chairs, Representatives Jackie Speier (D-CA), Annie Kuster (D-NH), Patrick Meehan (R-PA), and David Joyce (R-OH), were proud to support the legislation which amends the Uniform Code of Military Justice to prohibit non-consensual sharing of intimate images. The PRIVATE Act, introduced by Reps. Speier and McSally and cosponsored by Reps.

May 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, issued the following statement today in response to the release of the Department of Defense’s Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military.

April 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo Counties) joined Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY) to introduce a bipartisan Congressional Resolution, H.Res. 269, recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. They were joined by 52 cosponsors on the resolution.