Today, Rep. Barbara Lee joined a press conference and released the following statement on HR 2278, the "Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act."
View my positions on various issues that are important to our District and my work in Congress.
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We all have a stake in making sure that everyone, especially people in vulnerable communities, has access to employment opportunities that pay a decent living wage.
It is time that our policy and funding priorities take a new direction for our children. That means investing in education. When we do that, we invest in our future.
I am a strong defender of the environment and the public interest.
My belief that access to affordable, quality health care is a fundamental human right has been the cornerstone of my efforts to shape health care reform legislation.
I believe that the strength of the United States is embodied in the rich diversity of its people, many of whom share a common ancestry with the people of the Caribbean.
At over 2.3 million people, the United States has the highest prison population in the world, the vast majority of which are non-violent offenders.
My willingness to stand on principle has earned me the recognition as a leader in promoting global peace and security by reducing real threats and addressing the conditions that produce conflict.
AIDS is the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time. It is literally killing millions of people and crippling economies.
I am dedicated to ensuring that everyone has access to safe and affordable housing.
I am working with my colleagues to create an immigration policy that is fair, preserves family unity, protects our communities, and recognizes the contribution that immigrants have made and continue to make to our society.
I am a founding member of the new Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus co-chaired by Chairwoman Tammy Baldwin and Chairmen Barney Frank, Jared Polis, and David Cicilline. I am proud to stand with 96 bi-partisan members to continue the work of ensuring that every American is treated equally under the law no matter their race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
It is unacceptable that in the richest nation in the world, there are nearly 47 million people living in poverty.
I am committed to safeguarding programs important to our seniors such as Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.
My stance on issues important to women.