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August 14, 2018 Press Release

San Mateo, CA – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement in response to the disturbing results of the DefCon 26 Voting Village, part of an annual hacking conference held in Las Vegas from August 9-12th. Rep.

August 13, 2018 Press Release

San Mateo, CA – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)’s announcement on Friday that it has approved an additional $1.5 million in federal funds for the NOVA Workforce Board’s dislocated worker program.

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July 30, 2018 Press Release

San Mateo, CA - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) today shared a breakthrough announcement by USPS and the City of Foster City of a location for a new post office next to city hall that is scheduled to open on September 15, 2018. Foster City has been without a post office since January 31, 2018 due to the expiration of the old post office’s lease.

July 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today congratulated the military services on their decision to adopt random jury selection in military trials in order to guard against undue influence. During debate in the House Armed Services Committee over the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Rep.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

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.

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July 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) announced her support today for passage of H.R. 5515, the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019.

July 26, 2018 Press Release
Bipartisan Bill Also Incents States to Pass Similar Laws

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) today introduced a bill to make it a crime for federal law enforcement officers to claim consent if they are found to have had a sexual encounter with anyone in their custody. H.R.

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July 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Jackie Speier (D-CA), Ted Poe (R-TX), Annie Kuster (D-NH), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) today introduced H.R. 6464, the bipartisan Hold Accountable and Lend Transparency (HALT) Campus Sexual Violence Act to strengthen prevention and enforcement efforts to combat campus sexual violence.

July 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) was joined by 18 of her Democratic colleagues today in sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security demanding that DHS provide detailed information on its efforts to reunite families separated by the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy and provide access for parents and other family members to essentia

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