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May 27, 2011 Press Release

05/27/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) was named a senior whip this week by House Democratic leadership. The whip team meets regularly to develop legislation and amendments that will create jobs and strengthen the middle class. They also work to build strong support within the caucus for this agenda, especially on key votes.

May 4, 2011 Press Release
05/04/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today spoke out against the so-called “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.”

Speier also offered the final amendment or “Motion to Recommit” that would have amended the bill to prohibit any federal agency—namely the IRS—from accessing a woman’s private health records in
May 1, 2011 Press Release

05/01/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, tonight released the following statement in response to the killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.

“Nearly ten years after Osama Bin Laden spearheaded the worst terrorist attack in our

April 15, 2011 Press Release

04/15/11

WASHINGTON, DC-Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA)today released the following statement after voting against the Republican budget.

“The Republicans have dubbed their budget the ‘Path to Prosperity,’ but it is actually a dead end for our seniors.

April 13, 2011 Press Release

04/13/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today was joined by a group of Filipino veterans from California to demand full benefits for their service to our nation.

During World War II, about 250,000 Filipinos volunteered to fight alongside U.S. troops.

April 12, 2011 Press Release

04/12/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today introduced the Integrity in Medicare Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Act of 2011, legislation that will cut wasteful Medicare spending and protect patients from dangerous and unnecessary exposure to radiation.

Current law bars physicians from referring Medic

April 7, 2011 Press Release

04/07/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement regarding the Department of Defense and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, which includes a provision that would bar the District of Columbia (DC) from using local funds to provide abortion services for low-income women.

April 4, 2011 Press Release

04/04/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement in response to U.S.

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