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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.
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) on Monday announced she is co-sponsoring legislation to halt President Trump’s Executive Order, which effectively bans Muslims from entering the United States from seven Muslim-majority nations: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. The Statute of Liberty Values Act is being introduced by Reps. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) and John Conyers (MI-13).
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 – 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.
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, earlier this week requested a hearing into the issue of military hazing based on recent reports of incidents at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot. Rep. Speier’s request follows her amendment to the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act, which would help identify and combat hazing in all of the military branches.
Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), the Ranking Member on the House Armed Service Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations, on Monday released the following statement regarding the California National Guard forcing thousands of military service members to repay enlistment bonuses issued after signing up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan.