Washington, DC - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) will testify Tuesday before the full Committee on House Administration at their hearing, “Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Congressional Workplace.” Rep. Speier, who has worked since 2014 to address the issue of sexual harassment in Congress, will testify in the first panel, scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m.
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.
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.
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
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.