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October 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC — U.S. Representatives Jackie Speier (CA-14), Charlie Dent (PA-15), Susan Davis (CA-53), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), Adam Smith (WA-09), and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) today announced the introduction of H.R. 4041, a bipartisan bill to protect transgender members of the U.S.

October 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) was joined today by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Women’s Working Group Chair Lois Frankel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce Bobby Scott, and other Democratic Members of Congress to unveil her new bill to codify Title IX protections for sexual assault survivors.

October 12, 2017 Press Release
Bill will codify Title IX protections, condemns Education Secretary DeVos' Decision to Rescind Protections for Sexual Violence Survivors

Washington, DC – Following the egregious decision by the Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to rescind the Department’s 2011guidance which clarified schools’ responsibilities under Title IX to protect students against sexual violence, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) and the leadership of the Democratic Women’s Working Group are introducing the Title IX Protection Act.

October 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) and 22 original co-sponsors today introduced the bipartisan USPS Shipping Equity Act. This bill would end the Prohibition-era ban that prevents the US Postal Service (USPS) from shipping alcoholic beverages to consumers. 

September 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Representatives Speier and Beyer today sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price urging him to minimize the damage from shutdowns of Healthcare.gov during open enrollment period.

September 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Thirty members of California’s Congressional Delegation, led by Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), have issued a letter urging Governor Brown to sign Senate Bill 169, a bill authored by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) that would codify federal Title IX civil rights protections in state law.

September 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) today introduced H.R. 3865, the Filipino Veterans Fairness Act of 2017.

September 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressional Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus Co-Chairs Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Pete King (R-NY) released the following joint statement in response to the inhuman conditions forced upon Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

September 20, 2017 Press Release

San Mateo, CA - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) will host “A Pathway to Citizenship” with representatives from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the San Mateo City Hall Chambers. The event is for permanent residents interested in becoming U.S.

September 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), Congresswoman Annie Kuster (D-NH), and Congressman Patrick Meehan led a bipartisan letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos outlining principles they believe should be included in the Department’s final guidance for campus sexual violence disciplinary proceedings.

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