Sheila Jackson Lee ~ U.S. House, District 18

Sheila Jackson Lee began her political career as a municipal judge in Houston, serving from 1987 to 1990. She then served as a Houston city council member from 1990 to 1994.
She currently serves on the Homeland Security, Budget, and Judiciary Committees.

On healthcare . . .

"Jackson Lee believes all Americans should be able to afford to see a doctor. She stood up AGAINST Trump and the Republican health care plan that would have kicked thousands of Texans off health insurance. Shiela is a sponsor of the Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions and Making Health Care More Affordable Act of 2019. And she is a strong supporter of the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act pending in Congress."

On the environment . . .

"Congresswoman Jackson Lee has consistently called for the development of pragmatic, environmentally conscious, and economically efficient strategies for addressing and resolving our national energy crisis. We have many more miles to go before we achieve energy independence. Congresswoman Jackson Lee is willing, able, and eager to continue working with Houston’s and our nation’s energy industry to ensure that we are moving expeditiously on the path to crafting an environmentally sound and economically viable energy policy."

Plans for Economy

"Sheila Jackson Lee’s top priority is the creation of good-paying jobs that provide everyone the opportunity to sustain their family. As Congresswoman, she has worked to expand vocational and job skill training so that our young people and the unemployed can get trained, and she has created multiple opportunities to connect them to good-paying jobs."

Education Policy

Jackson Lee has led the way on bringing education funding to Texas and has introduced over 400 education bills She is "committed to cutting student loan interest rates and to enabling Americans to graduate college without debt." She "will never stop working for good schools for our children no matter where they live and fighting to keep our neighborhood schools open."

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