Press Releases

Press Releases

HIV Caucus Co-Chairs Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Eliminate Discriminatory HIV/AIDS Laws

March 27, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Today, HIV Caucus Co-Chairs U.S. Representatives Barbara Lee and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen reintroduced the REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act 2017, which would modernize laws and policies to eliminate discrimination against those living with HIV/AIDS. This bill expresses the ...

Issues: HIV/AIDS

Press Releases

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Statement on Raiders Move to Las Vegas

March 27, 2017

Washington, D.C.At the conclusion of the NFL owners' vote to move the Raiders to Las Vegas, Congresswoman Barbara Lee issued the following statement:

"I am deeply troubled by the outcome of today's vote. Oakland is more than capable of sustaining an NFL team. From t ...

Press Releases

Congresswoman Barbara Lee: The Power of The People Won This Battle

March 24, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement after President Trump and House Republicans failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

“House Republicans’ failure to pass their cold-hearted, destructive repeal of the Affordable Ca ...

Issues: Health Care

Articles & Op-Eds

Articles & Op-Eds

Rep. Barbara Lee: How to Move Toward an AIDS-Free Generation

February 20, 2017

To the Editor:


Articles & Op-Eds

Rep. Barbara Lee: The Hyde Amendment Is 'Blatant Discrimination Against Poor Women'

January 31, 2017

In my time as an elected representative in California and here in Congress, I am proud to have fought side-by-side with constituents, advocates, and my colleagues to end racial and gender discrimination, stand up for our human rights, and work to build a future in which all our families can thriv ...

Issues: Women,Health Care

Articles & Op-Eds

Rep. Barbara Lee: We Must Keep Fighting For Reforms to End Gun Violence

January 30, 2017

One year ago today, I held a gun violence town hall in West Oakland, featuring young activists from the East Bay. At that town hall, I had the honor of meeting 19-year-old Roderick “Travon” Godfrey, an Oakland native, painfully impacted by the violence in his community. 

Issues: Civil Rights

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