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February 23, 2011 Press Release

02/23/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement after President Obama ordered the Justice Department to stop defending the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

“The Declaration of Independence got it right—we are all created equal.

February 18, 2011 Press Release

02/18/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement after the House passed the Pence amendment to the Continuing Resolution that would prohibit any funds from being used for Planned Parenthood.

“Last night, I spoke on the House floor about a painful time in my life when th

February 15, 2011 Press Release

02/15/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today added a section to her website helping constituents of the12th District find free tax assistance programs in their city.

Earn It! Keep It! Save It!

February 14, 2011 Press Release

02/14/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement after voting against extending three provisions of the USA Patriot Act which are set to expire in two weeks.

“Security and liberty are not mutually exclusive. The truth is you can’t have one without the other.

February 11, 2011 Press Release

02/11/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), a longtime consumer advocate, today held a press conference to introduce a package of privacy bills aimed at protecting the personal information of all Americans. The Do Not Track Me Online Act of 2011 (H.R.

February 10, 2011 Press Release

02/10/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) who asked San Mateo County students to write Valentine’s Day cards to Veterans, has received over 3,000 cards from about 50 schools with writers ranging in age from two to 20 years old. The effort also involved Superintendent Anne E.

February 9, 2011 Press Release

02/09/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo), a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, today released the following statement regarding tomorrow’s scheduled hearing entitled “Regulatory Impediments to Job Creation.”

“Tomorrow’s hearing can either be a witch hunt or a measured exam

February 2, 2011 Press Release

02/02/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) issued the following statement today in response to a CPUC directive ordering PG&E to lower the operating pressure on certain gas transmission pipelines:

"Today's PUC order emphasizes the need to change the law to require that natural gas operators report

February 1, 2011 Press Release

02/01/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) issued the following statement today reacting to a PG&E interim report on the location of testing documents for natural gas transmission pipelines to the CPUC:

“PG&E’s interim report tells us the utility is undertaking a massive effort to find testing

January 28, 2011 Press Release

01/28/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement in response to a plan by House Republicans to privatize Medicare:

“House Republicans want to turn Medicare into Medican’t.

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