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July 20, 2011 Press Release


Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) introduced legislation that would discontinue the $1 dollar Presidential coin program. More than a billion of these coins—or half of the total in existence— are currently sitting unused in the vaults of the Federal Reserve Bank (Fed).

July 18, 2011 Press Release


Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today released the following statement in response to President Obama’s nomination of Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

“Richard Cordray is a sound choice.

June 30, 2011 Press Release


Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement recognizing the 45th anniversary of Medicare, which was first implemented on July 1, 1966.

“For 45 years, Medicare has provided America’s seniors with guaranteed access to health insurance.

June 23, 2011 Press Release


Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today introduced H.R. 2310, the Equal Access to COBRA Act of 2011, legislation which would ensure LGBT couples and families have the same access to Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) benefits as their heterosexual counterparts.

June 22, 2011 Press Release


Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, tonight released the following statement in response to President Obama’s plan to bring 10,000 troops home from Afghanistan by the end of the year.

June 9, 2011 Press Release


Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) issued the following statement today in response to a report to the California Public Utilities Commission by an Independent Review Panel on the September

June 6, 2011 Press Release
The Daily Journal
By Congresswoman Jackie Speier

June 2, 2011 Press Release


Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today held a press conference to call on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Administration to require TSA uniforms be manufactured in the United States.   

May 27, 2011 Press Release


Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) called for a crackdown on Wall Street speculators during a Congressional Populist Caucus press conference on rising gas prices