Press Releases

Press Releases

Reps. Lee, Kennedy, DeGette Lead 125 House Democrats in Denouncing Trump’s Health Care Rights Law Rollback

August 13, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Today, 125 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Congressman Joe Kennedy, and Congresswoman Diana DeGette, sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Azar asking him to withdraw a proposed rule that would ...

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Congresswoman Lee Joins National Labs Caucus Congressional Delegation Trip to California

August 12, 2019

Oakland, CA – Today, Congresswoman Lee joined a congressional delegation joined by Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL), co-chair of the National Labs Caucus in the 116th Congress, on a tour of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California, the first o ...

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee Denounces the Trump Administration’s Public Charge Rule

August 12, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the finalized public charge rule that negatively targets the health and wellbeing of immigrants in the United States by making it nearly impossible for them to receive a green card if DHS considers them ...


Articles & Op-Eds

Articles & Op-Eds

Congresswoman Lee Statement Regarding The Charging Decision In the Stephon Clark Case

March 02, 2019

Oakland, CA -- Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement in response to the decision not to charge officers invovled in the shooting of Stephon Clark:

"I am deeply saddened but not surprised by the decision not to charge the officers involved in the Stepho ...

Articles & Op-Eds

Congresswoman Lee Announces Maria Mendoza-Sanchez as Guest for 2019 State of the Union

February 04, 2019

 

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee announced that Oakland resident Maria Mendoza-Sanchez would be her guest to the 2019 State of the Union. Mendoza-Sanchez is an oncology nurse at Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital who was caught up ...

Articles & Op-Eds

The Nation: No More Blank Checks for War

June 21, 2018

Nearly 17 years into the war in Afghanistan, there is still no end in sight. Our strategy and goals for the region are murky and ill-defined—and yet, while the violence continues unabated, the media and Congress have turned a blind eye to the conflict.


Despite the trillions of ...



 
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