Press Releases

February 29, 2024

Congresswoman Lee Calls on Biden-Harris Administration to Increase Focus on Combatting Hate Crimes and Bigotry

 Today, Representative Barbara Lee (CA-12) sent a letter to President Biden urging his administration to elevate combatting hate crimes and bigotry as a major focus and prioritize funding aimed at ensuring the safety and protection of civil rights for all Americans as Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 budget priorities are being developed. With a rise in hate crimes across the country, including in the East Bay, Congresswoman Lee was moved to hear from leaders in the community on how to best combat the iss…  Continue Reading

February 28, 2024

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Joins Secretary Granholm for Cuberg Battery Factory Ribbon-Cutting in CA-12

San Leandro, CA - Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-12) joined United States Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm Monday in San Leandro, California to unveil the Cuberg Battery Factory, a pilot lithium-metal anode battery manufacturing facility that has received support from the DOE Small Business Innovation Research grant. In 2016, Cuberg founder Richard Wang participated in the Cyclotron Road accelerator program through Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, including in-kind support. In 2018 an…  Continue Reading

February 19, 2024

During Black History Month, Reps. Lee, Jackson Lee, Bush, Bowman Call on President Biden to Act on Racial Equity & Reparative Justice Legislation

 Today, Representative Barbara Lee (CA-12) led a letter with Reps. Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), Cori Bush (MO-1), and Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) calling on the Biden Administration to help advance critical racial equity and reparative justice legislation introduced in the 118th Congress through executive actions that would ensure these bills receive the attention needed to pass swiftly. With more than 150 organizations and individuals signed-on to the corresponding organizational letter, the members …  Continue Reading

In The News

January 20, 2024

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Condemns Comments by Israeli PM Netanyahu

December 27, 2023

An End of Year Message from Congresswoman Lee

August 30, 2023

Rep. Barbara Lee Live Stream