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April 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) celebrated the House passage of the bipartisan Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization of 2019 (VAWA), which included her bill H.R. 1574, the Closing the Law Enforcement Consent Loophole Act. H.R.

April 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY) reintroduced H.R. 2048, the Pink Tax Repeal Act, a bipartisan bill with 50 cosponsors. The act will end gender-based discrimination in the pricing of goods and services by allowing the Federal Trade Commission to enforce violations.

April 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Wednesday, April 3rd Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) will hold a press conference to reintroduce the Pink Tax Repeal Act, legislation to end gender-based discrimination in the pricing of consumer goods and services.

March 27, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), joined by her colleague Mike Gallagher (R-WI), introduced the Billion Dollar Boondoggle Act, new bipartisan legislation to provide public oversight of large-scale government projects.

March 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- Representative Jackie Speier (CA-14) and the other Co-Chairs of the bipartisan House Whistleblower Protection Caucus – Reps. Elijah Cummings (MD-7), Mark Meadows (NC-11), and Kathleen Rice (NY-4) – were joined by Reps. Dina Titus (NV- 01) and Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC) on Thursday to introduce a resolution declaring July 30, 2019 as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.

March 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) along with Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Jared Huffman (D-CA), and Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) reintroduced the Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act.

March 13, 2019 Press Release

San Mateo, CA - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) will host a town hall titled “A Conversation about America: Sorting Facts from Fiction” on Saturday, March 16th at 10:30 a.m. in the Chetcuti Room in Millbrae.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Chair of the House Armed Service Military Personnel Subcommittee, issued the following the statement in response to the Department of Defense’s decision to implement the Trump Administration’s ban on transgender military servicemembers.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) spoke on the House Floor today in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) jurisdictional determination that the Redwood City Salt Ponds do not include “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act (CWA), a complete contradiction of the Region 9 draft declaration issued in 2016. Rep.

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