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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.

March 24, 2011 Press Release

03/24/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) issued the following statement today about the situation in Libya:

“I am disappointed President Obama didn’t consult Congress before pursuing military action in Libya.

March 23, 2011 Press Release

03/23/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) issued the following statement today in response to PG&E’s request to the CPUC for more time – possibly until the end of the year - to verify that its natural gas pipelines are operated at safe pressure levels:

“It is unacceptable, even laughable, for a mu

March 17, 2011 Press Release

03/17/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement after voting against legislation that would prohibit federal funding for National Public Radio (NPR).

“At a time when the American people want Congress to create jobs, strengthen the middle class, and reduce the deficit,

March 17, 2011 Press Release

03/17/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement after voting for a War Powers resolution that would direct the President to remove all Armed Forces from Afghanistan no later than December 31, 2011.

“Afghanistan is now the longest war in U.S. history.

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