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November 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representatives Jackie Speier (D-CA), Ryan Costello (R-PA), Robert Brady (D-PA), and Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) today introduced H. Res 604, the Congressional Education About Sexual harassment Eradication Resolution, or CEASE Resolution.

October 26, 2017 Press Release
Legislation Would Apply FLSA’s Overtime Provisions – Which for Decades Have Covered the Majority of American Workers – To Intercity Bus Drivers

Washington, DC — As cities across the country have seen a sharp increase in the number of tragic bus accidents, and driver related issues are a major contributor to these accidents, U.S. Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) today introduced the Driver Fatigue Prevention Act to address the problems associated with driver fatigue.

October 24, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence roudtable to include testimony from Candice Jackson

Washington, DC – Representatives Jackie Speier, Patrick Meehan, Annie Kuster, and David Joyce, co-chairs of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, will host a Task Force Roundtable on Promoting Healthy Relationships in K-12 Education and Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence on College Campuses. This hearing-style roundtable will take place at 11:00am

October 19, 2017 Press Release

San Mateo, CA - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) released the following statement in response to the announcement by the National Park Service that is has permanently ended the planning and rulemaking process to establish new regulations related to the Dog Management Plan at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area:

October 17, 2017 Press Release

San Mateo, CA - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) will honor eleven first-generation immigrants with an Immigrant Recognition Award on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 5 p.m. at the San Mateo Public Library. Each awardee will be presented with a Congressional Certificate enumerating their contributions to the American way of life.

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.

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