Washington, DC –Today, 33 House Democrats strongly urged Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to reconsider the Administration’s decision to eliminate the use of fetal tissue that can help further important life-saving scientific research. In a letter led by Reps.
WASHINGTON. D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) today introduced a resolution demanding that President Trump condemn the murder of US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi, hold culpable individuals accountable for that crime, and condemn violence against journalists worldwide.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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