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March 8, 2012 Press Release

SAN MATEO, CA - Congresswoman Jackie Speier and David Palmatier of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will launch a training for airport personnel to stem the tide of human trafficking on commercial airlines. A press briefing and the training will take place in the San Francisco International Airport’s Louis A.

March 7, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) this week was named by Newsweek Magazine and the Daily Beast to their list of 150 Fearless Women of the world. Under the heading of, “150 Women Who Shake the World,” Newsweek’s March 12, 2012 edition honors heroes and the growing network of powerful women who support their efforts.

March 7, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- On the 51st anniversary of the Peace Corps, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) released the following statement applauding the work of the 200,000 Americans who have served in 139 countries since the inception of the Peace Corps in 1961:

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:

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:

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

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