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September 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), co-chair of the Bipartisan Congressional Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus, released the following statement today in honor of the annual Muslims for Life blood drive. The event is held each year to recognize the loss of more than 3,000 lives in the September 11th, 2001, terrorist attacks.

August 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Jackie Speier (CA-14), Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and 62 of their Democratic colleagues sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) urging the Secretary to take immediate action to reunite families that remain separated because of the Trump Admini

August 23, 2018 Press Release

San Mateo, CA - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded an additional $18.7 million to Caltrain for construction of its positive train control system (PTC). This brings the total federal contribution to PTC to nearly $90 million out of the $263 million project budget.

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.

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