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March 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Chair of the House Armed Service Military Personnel Subcommittee, issued the following the statement in response to the Department of Defense’s decision to implement the Trump Administration’s ban on transgender military servicemembers.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) spoke on the House Floor today in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) jurisdictional determination that the Redwood City Salt Ponds do not include “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act (CWA), a complete contradiction of the Region 9 draft declaration issued in 2016. Rep.

March 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) and nine of her colleagues reintroduced H.R. 1574, the Closing the Law Enforcement Loophole Act.

February 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representatives Jackie Speier (CA-14), Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Lois Frankel and 16 of their colleagues sent a letter to President Trump requesting he immediately demand Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta’s resignation due to his severe mishandling of the Epstein case, reinforced by the recent ruling by U.S.

February 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Jackie Speier (CA-14) and 13 of her colleagues sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai calling for the removal of a mobile app from the companies’ app stores that allows Saudi men to track women and migrant workers in their household.

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Jackie Speier, Chair of the Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel; Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform; and Rep.

February 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) last Friday reintroduced H.R. 1132, the San Francisco Bay Restoration Act, a bill to provide much needed federal funding to help revive the Bay Area’s wetlands, improve water quality, and protect coastal communities from the damaging effects of sea level rise.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) – a member of the House Intelligence and Oversight and Government Reform committees – introduced H.R. 1028, the Restoring Integrity, Governance, Honesty, and Transparency (RIGHT) Act, to ensure that government officials are held to the highest standard.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) was joined by Reps. Joseph Kennedy (D-MA), John Katko (R-NY), Susan Davis (D-CA), and Anthony Brown (D-MD) in introducing H.R. 1032, bipartisan legislation protecting the rights of transgender individuals who are qualified and meet standards to join and also serve openly in the armed services.

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