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February 22, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco / San Mateo) was named a Defender of Children this month by the First Focus Campaign for Children for her support of policies that advance the well-being of children. This is the second time that the Congresswoman earned the distinction. In recognition of the award, she released the following statement:

February 17, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) was yesterday appointed by House Speaker John Boehner to serve on the House Armed Services Committee.

February 16, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo/San Francisco) and a bipartisan, bicameral group of Congressional colleagues today introduced legislation in both chambers that will close a decades-long loophole in the for-profit college funding formula. The bill, the Military and Veterans Education Protection Act (MVEP), H.R. 4055, will hold

February 16, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today announced her boycott of a hearing held by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of which she is a member.

February 8, 2012 Press Release

SAN MATEO, CA - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D- San Francisco/ San Mateo) today issued the following statement on allegations that some girth welds on natural gas transmission lines may have deficient welds:

“Immediate action is required by the CPUC and PG&E to confirm or to reject the notion that newly tested PG&E pipe

February 7, 2012 Press Release

SAN MATEO, CA - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) issued the following statement today in response to the three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional:

“Today’s ruling that California’s divisive Proposition 8 is unconstitutional needs to be replicated

February 6, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Every U.S. President since 1976 has officially designated the month of February as Black History month to celebrate the achievements and the contributions made to our country by African Americans. The annual recognition of black history in America stems from the work of historian Carter G. Woodson

February 3, 2012 Press Release

SAN MATEO, CA – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo/San Francisco) made the following statement in response to Susan G.

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