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February 10, 2011 Press Release

02/10/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) who asked San Mateo County students to write Valentine’s Day cards to Veterans, has received over 3,000 cards from about 50 schools with writers ranging in age from two to 20 years old. The effort also involved Superintendent Anne E.

February 9, 2011 Press Release

02/09/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo), a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, today released the following statement regarding tomorrow’s scheduled hearing entitled “Regulatory Impediments to Job Creation.”

“Tomorrow’s hearing can either be a witch hunt or a measured exam

February 2, 2011 Press Release

02/02/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) issued the following statement today in response to a CPUC directive ordering PG&E to lower the operating pressure on certain gas transmission pipelines:

"Today's PUC order emphasizes the need to change the law to require that natural gas operators report

February 1, 2011 Press Release

02/01/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) issued the following statement today reacting to a PG&E interim report on the location of testing documents for natural gas transmission pipelines to the CPUC:

“PG&E’s interim report tells us the utility is undertaking a massive effort to find testing

January 28, 2011 Press Release

01/28/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today released the following statement in response to a plan by House Republicans to privatize Medicare:

“House Republicans want to turn Medicare into Medican’t.

January 26, 2011 Press Release

01/26/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today introduced H. RES.

January 25, 2011 Press Release

01/25/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) today signed on as an original cosponsor to the Health Insurance Rate Authority Act of 2011—legislation that would give the Secretary of Health and Human Services the authority to offer remedies to consumers that face unfair health insurance rate hikes.

The le

January 21, 2011 Press Release

01/21/11

Congresswoman Jackie (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) and other members of Congress sent a letter (attached) today to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and Acting Comptroller of the Currency John Walsh urging them to hold JPMorgan Chase accountable for overcharging thousands of military families on their mortgages and even wrongfully foreclosing

January 21, 2011 Press Release

01/21/11

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) issued the following statement on the 77-page metallurgical fact report on the San Bruno pipeline released today by the National Transportation Safety Board.

“Today’s NTSB findings indicate there were faulty welds on the ruptured pipeline installed in 1956.

January 19, 2011 Press Release

01/19/11

Congresswoman Jackie (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) issued the following statement today opposing the attempt by Republicans in the House of Representative to reverse benefits that constituents of the 12th District are currently receiving:

“The attempt to repeal health care reform would hurt the people who need health

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