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March 1, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo), today issued the following statement to denounce H.R. 1837, the San Joaquin River Reliability Act, which passed the House of Representatives last night:

March 1, 2012 Press Release

SAN MATEO, CA - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo), today issued the following statement on PG&E’s filing with the CPUC that the estimated cost to upgrade its natural gas pipeline system will be close to $5 billion and its assertion that customers should pick up 84 percent of the total costs:

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

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