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October 6, 2011 Press Release

10/06/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), Ranking Member of Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, today introduced bipartisan legislation to enhance the security of mass transit systems by promoting mass transit-related information sharing between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and state and loc

September 30, 2011 Press Release

09/30/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence of the House Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement today on the news of the killing of Al Qaeda operative Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen:

“The killing of Anwar al-Awlaki is the latest vict

September 27, 2011 Press Release

09/27/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today released the following statement in response to Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) blocking pipeline safety legislation.

September 23, 2011 Press Release

09/23/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) yesterday reintroduced the San Francisco Bay Restoration Act. “San Francisco Bay is an economic engine for the entire world,” Speier said.

September 22, 2011 Press Release

09/22/2011

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today reintroduced bipartisan legislation to improve and advance the treatment of childhood cancer survivors.

“With advances in research and treatment, more and more Americans are beating their cancer,” Speier said. “But for many children, the fight does not end with remission.

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 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 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 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.

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