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April 4, 2011 Press Release

04/04/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement in response to U.S.

March 24, 2011 Press Release

03/24/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) issued the following statement today about the situation in Libya:

“I am disappointed President Obama didn’t consult Congress before pursuing military action in Libya.

March 23, 2011 Press Release

03/23/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) issued the following statement today in response to PG&E’s request to the CPUC for more time – possibly until the end of the year - to verify that its natural gas pipelines are operated at safe pressure levels:

“It is unacceptable, even laughable, for a mu

March 17, 2011 Press Release

03/17/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement after voting for a War Powers resolution that would direct the President to remove all Armed Forces from Afghanistan no later than December 31, 2011.

“Afghanistan is now the longest war in U.S. history.

March 17, 2011 Press Release

03/17/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement after voting against legislation that would prohibit federal funding for National Public Radio (NPR).

“At a time when the American people want Congress to create jobs, strengthen the middle class, and reduce the deficit,

March 10, 2011 Press Release

03/10/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA)today reintroduced the Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act, legislation which would authorize the Department of the Interior to study the role that African American soldiers played in establishing the National Park System, including Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks.

March 3, 2011 Press Release

03/03/11

On the final day of National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) hearings investigating the deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno,Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) announced that PG&E would adopt the major safety components of her pipeline legislation, a commitment given by company president Chris Johns during a meeting

February 24, 2011 Press Release

02/24/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today announced that the Small Business Administration is offering a program that will help small businesses facing maturity of commercial loans or balloon payments refinance their mortgage debt.

“This is a lifeline to businesses at a time when our economy is

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.

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