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Sheila Jackson Lee

Sheila Jackson Lee is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 1995. She is a member of the Democratic Party. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Debate on border crisis continues
2014-07-07
Jackson Lee says she's reached out to FEMA, to Homeland Security, and to church leaders to find a humane way to temporarily house the children. She supports increased funding to speed up the process by which the children are put through the system.
(KTRK-TV)
  1. Sheila Jackson Lee says 'What border crisis?'
  2. Congresswoman Slams Newspaper That Called Obama the N-Word: 'America Is ...
  3. Congresswoman gets first-hand look at border crisis

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Jackson Lee urges faith organizations to give aid to
2014-07-07
Sheila Jackson Lee on Sunday called upon charitable and faith organizations to help the tens of thousands of unaccompanied Central American children who are pouring across the Texas border. The Houston Democrat said a federal emergency should be ...
(Houston Chronicle)
  1. Congresswoman: Help needed for immigrants

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Sheila Jackson Lee Brings Lollipops to Illegals, Says Border Crisis Not ...
2014-07-03
Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) believes the border crisis is not a national security threat, despite gangsters having already been apprehended along the United States-Mexico border. In fact, Jackson Lee waved a bag of lollipops during a Thursday House ...
(Breitbart News)
  1. Texas Dem hands out lollipops to detained immigrant children

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Sheila Jackson Lee Calls for Plan to Protect American Girls from Female ...
2014-06-13
On Thursday, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Houston joined with Congressman Joseph Crowley of New York to ask the federal government to help protect American girls from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). For those familiar with FGM, it may ...
(Burnt Orange Report)
  1. US may develop national plan against FGM
  2. American Legislators Aim to Stop Female Genital Mutilation "Vacations"
  3. Concern About the Genital Mutilation of American Girls Grows

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Houston Honors Legendary Author Maya Angelou
2014-05-29
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee says her passing is truly a loss to those all over the world. The legendary author shed her light on the world as she took the stage for President Bill Clinton's Inauguration in 1993. “Maya took her life and she handed ...
(MyFox Houston)
  1. Maya Angelou, US Author, Poet, Dead at 86

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Postal Service drops plan to relocate Southmore Station
2014-05-17
Sheila Jackson Lee. A five-month campaign ensued of objection letters as well as petitions, some of which were delivered personally by the National Black United Front's Houston-based national chairman Kofi Taharka to Postal Service headquarters in ...
(Houston Chronicle)
  1. Third Ward's Southmore post office won't be moved
  2. Houston Historical Site Will Be Preserved

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House Votes to Hold Lerner in Contempt -- Update
2014-05-08
Democrats say in response that an exhaustive investigation has uncovered no evidence of any Obama administration participation. On Wednesday, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D., Texas) blamed "ineptness, wrongness, misdirection" by the IRS, but insisted that ...
(Wall Street Journal)
  1. Republicans turning up the heat in IRS probe

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US Offers Aid In Search For Nigerian Girls, But Is It Too Late?
2014-05-07
Several members of Congress, including Sheila Jackson Lee, a Democrat from Texas, are urging Nigeria to set up a special military unit just to – in her words – "track down this thug." "We can't continue to say that he's in the bush and we can't find ...
(NPR)
  1. Leader of Boko Haram Deserves 'Special Place in Hell,' Lawmakers Say

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Congresswoman Sheila Jackson host special PEP Rally and Celebration for ...
2014-04-30
On Monday, April 28, 2014, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee hosted a special Pep Rally and celebration for the students of Atherton Elementary School, 2011 Solo Street, Houston, Texas 77020, of the Houston Independent School District. 50 students ...
(Forward Times)

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