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March 10, 2011 Press Release

03/10/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA)today reintroduced the Buffalo Soldiers in the National Parks Study Act, legislation which would authorize the Department of the Interior to study the role that African American soldiers played in establishing the National Park System, including Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks.

March 3, 2011 Press Release

03/03/11

On the final day of National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) hearings investigating the deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno,Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) announced that PG&E would adopt the major safety components of her pipeline legislation, a commitment given by company president Chris Johns during a meeting

February 24, 2011 Press Release

02/24/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today announced that the Small Business Administration is offering a program that will help small businesses facing maturity of commercial loans or balloon payments refinance their mortgage debt.

“This is a lifeline to businesses at a time when our economy is

February 23, 2011 Press Release

02/23/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement after President Obama ordered the Justice Department to stop defending the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

“The Declaration of Independence got it right—we are all created equal.

February 18, 2011 Press Release

02/18/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement after the House passed the Pence amendment to the Continuing Resolution that would prohibit any funds from being used for Planned Parenthood.

“Last night, I spoke on the House floor about a painful time in my life when th

February 15, 2011 Press Release

02/15/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today added a section to her website helping constituents of the12th District find free tax assistance programs in their city.

Earn It! Keep It! Save It!

February 14, 2011 Press Release

02/14/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement after voting against extending three provisions of the USA Patriot Act which are set to expire in two weeks.

“Security and liberty are not mutually exclusive. The truth is you can’t have one without the other.

February 11, 2011 Press Release

02/11/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), a longtime consumer advocate, today held a press conference to introduce a package of privacy bills aimed at protecting the personal information of all Americans. The Do Not Track Me Online Act of 2011 (H.R.

February 10, 2011 Press Release

02/10/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) who asked San Mateo County students to write Valentine’s Day cards to Veterans, has received over 3,000 cards from about 50 schools with writers ranging in age from two to 20 years old. The effort also involved Superintendent Anne E.

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