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June 08, 2024

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Celebrates Release of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Commemorative Quarter

 - Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-12) released the following statement celebrating the United States Mint beginning shipments of the American Women Quarter honoring Dr. Mary Edwards Walker. Dr. Mary Edwards Walker was the first female United States Army surgeon, and the only woman to be awarded the Medal of Honor.  “As the Congressional sponsor of the bill establishing the American Women Quarters program years ago, I am proud to see yet another brilliant yet underrecognized woman in American his…  Continue Reading

June 06, 2024

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Statement on 80th Anniversary of D-Day

 - Representative Barbara Lee (CA-12) released the following statement on the 80th anniversary of D-Day. “80 years ago, one of the largest invasions in historical warfare—and the start to the end of World War II—took place. Today, we look back to the over 2,400 American lives lost on the beaches of Normandy, remember their stories, and honor their immense bravery. “My father, Lt. Col. Garvin A. Tutt, was a Buffalo soldier in the 92nd infantry, a racially segregated and Black-only division that…  Continue Reading

June 05, 2024

Ranking Member Lee Condemns GOP State and Foreign Operations Bill Text, Extreme Cuts to Diplomacy and Development

 - Representative Barbara Lee, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, and Representative Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Appropriations Committee, reacted to the drastic budget cuts House Appropriations Committee Republicans released in the draft fiscal year 2025 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs funding bill, which was considered in subcommittee Tuesday. The Congresswoman’s opening remarks can be viewed HERE.  House Republicans are proposing a 12 …  Continue Reading

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June 04, 2024

Ranking Member Lee Opening Remarks at SFOPS FY25 Markup

April 08, 2024

Rep. Barbara Lee Talks Florida Abortion Rulings, Shirley Chisholm with Jonathan Capehart

March 22, 2024

Congresswoman Lee Discusses Government Funding Vote on Morning Joe