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September 21, 2011 Press Release

09/21/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today reintroduced bipartisan legislation to award Dr. Ernie Bodai, creator of the Breast Cancer Research Stamp, with the Congressional Gold Medal.

Dr. Bodai, a breast cancer surgeon, successfully launched a campaign in the mid 1990’s to create the stamp.

September 19, 2011 Press Release

09/19/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) issued the following statement about President Obama’s remarks on Monday, September 19, 2011 on economic growth and deficit reduction:

"In his speech today, the President made it crystal clear that Medicare is not going to be cut on his watch.

September 19, 2011 Press Release

09/19/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) issued the following statement on tomorrow’s filling of the crater created by the September 9, 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that killed 8 people and destroyed 38 homes.

“We can fill the physical hole, but the emotional hole

September 8, 2011 Press Release

09/08/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) tonight released the following statement in response to President Obama’s address on jobs.

“The President is right. The American people need jobs and they need them now. His address was fiery, firm, and laid out a sensible bipartisan plan to put people back to work.

September 8, 2011 Press Release

09/08/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today introduced new pipeline safety legislation on the eve of the one year anniversary of the deadly gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.

September 7, 2011 Press Release

09/07/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today sent the following letter to Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood:

 

August 30, 2011 Press Release

08/30/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement after the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its final report on the deadly gas explosion in San Bruno::

August 15, 2011 Press Release

08/15/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) issued the following statement on the passing of former State Assemblyman Richard Floyd:

“Dick Floyd had a big heart along with a Purple Heart, a bravado that made him a champion of worker rights and veterans during his years in the California State Assembly

August 4, 2011 Press Release

08/04/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today wrote a letter to Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) asking him to immediately call the House back into session to pass an extension of the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) authorization.

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