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June 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, on the anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) reintroduced the Driver Fatigue Prevention Act to address driver fatigue-related intercity bus crashes and lessen the frequency of these deadly collisions that claim nearly 40,000 lives per year.

June 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Jackie Speier (D-CA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Annie Kuster (D-NH), and Alma S. Adams (D-NC) reintroduced the Hold Accountable and Lend Transparency (HALT) on Campus Sexual Violence Act, a bipartisan bill with 32 cosponsors.

June 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), one of the co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian issues, released the following statement after the House voted to pass her amendment to designate $40 million to Armenian democracy assistance from the Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia Fund. Rep Speier’s bill passed the House by a vote of 268 to 152.

June 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Thursday, June 20th, Reps. Jackie Speier (D-CA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Annie Kuster (D-NH), and Alma Adams (D-NC) will hold a press conference to reintroduce the Hold Accountable and Lend Transparency (HALT) Campus Sexual Violence Act ahead of the 47th Anniversary of Title IX on June 23.

June 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) reintroduced legislation to hold the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) accountable for lapses in pipeline safety oversight. The PHMSA Accountability Act would restore the rights of private citizens to seek an injunction against PHMSA to force it to perform pipeline safety duties.

June 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Chair of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee (MILPERS), released the following statement after her amendment was incorporated into the FY20 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

June 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) was joined by Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-05), public health experts, and Scrubs Addressing the Firearm Epidemic (SAFE) members in calling for firearms injury and mortality prevention research to address the root causes of America’s gun violence epidemic and provide evidence-based

June 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) will be joined by public health experts and hundreds of Scrubs Addressing the Firearm Epidemic (SAFE) members to call for federal gun violence research.

May 29, 2019 Press Release

San Mateo, CA - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) released the following statement in response to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s public statement this morning:

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