Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) statement in observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is recognized every year from September 15 to October 15:
"Every year, Americans honor Hispanic Heritage Month to commemorate the immeasurable contributions of the of the diverse Hispanic community. Growing up in El Paso, Texas, I learned from and gained a deep respect for the Latino community and their heritage. I now have the privilege of serving a vibrant and dynamic community of Latinos who live in… Continue Reading
Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) released the following statement recognizing the 20th anniversary of the tragic events that took place on September 11, 2001:
"20 years ago, the world witnessed a horrific attack on our nation. Today, we remember and honor the thousands lost on that day and those we've since lost to 9/11-related illnesses. As a nation, we continue to offer our deepest condolences and sympathies to their families and loved ones. We will never forget them.
"We take … Continue Reading
Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) today announced herappointment to serve as Congressional Representative of the United States to the Seventy-Sixth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. This is the fifth time Congresswoman Lee has been appointed to this position. Congresswoman Lee will continue to represent the 13th Congressional District of California while she assumes the duties of a Representative to the United Nations.
"I am deeply honored by the opportunity to represent … Continue Reading