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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, was joined by Congressmen Mark Takano (CA-41) and James McGovern (MA-2) yesterday in writing a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis requesting information related to General John Kelly’s handling of complaints against personnel under his command.
Washington, DC –Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) released the following statement today in response to the White House’s reckless release of House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes’s memo despite serious objections and concerns raised by the FBI and Department of Justice.
Washington, DC – Today, the Minority of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence responded to the release of HPSCI Chairman Nunes’ memo:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee; and Congressman Seth Moulton (MA-6), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations; today were joined by a bipartisan group of Members in a letter sent to Defense Secretary James Mattis requesting information on the Defense Department’s plans to review and mitigate recent disclosures of data by the firm Strava from “smart” devices used by military personnel overseas.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) released the following statement regarding her vote against the continuing resolution on Monday, the fourth short-term CR proposed since last October.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier on Thursday issued the following statement regarding her vote against the Republican Continuing Resolution and disaster assistance bills.
Washington, DC - Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today voted against final passage of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018.
Washington, DC — U.S. Representatives Jackie Speier (CA-14), Charlie Dent (PA-15), Susan Davis (CA-53), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), Adam Smith (WA-09), and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) today announced the introduction of H.R. 4041, a bipartisan bill to protect transgender members of the U.S. military by preventing the Department of Defense (DoD) from removing currently serving members of the Armed Forces based solely on their gender identity. Transgender troops have been openly serving in the military since June 2016. This legislation is the House companion bill to S.
Washington, DC – Congressional Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus Co-Chairs Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Pete King (R-NY) released the following joint statement in response to the inhuman conditions forced upon Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
San Mateo, CA – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14), Ranking Member on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel and Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, on Friday sent a letter to Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer, requesting information in response to an August 21, 2017 Federal News Radio report on massive waste at Norfolk Naval Shipyard.