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Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee is an influential and forceful voice in Washington
Trade adjustment assistance
On June 12, 2015, the rejected the measure in by a vote of 126 to 302. TAA is a federal program providing American workers displaced by foreign trade agreements with job training and services. Although the measure has generally been supported by in the past, the vote divided the party because it was packaged in a bill featuring the less popular . For this reason, even though the two measures were voted on separately, some considered a vote against TAA to be a de facto vote against TPA. Jackson Lee was one of 144 Democrats to vote against TAA.
Trade promotion authority
On June 12, 2015, the narrowly passed the measure in by a vote of 219 to 211. TPA would give the fast-track authority to negotiate trade agreements sent to without the opportunity for amendment or filibuster. Jackson Lee was one of 157 to vote against the measure. Although the House approved TPA, it was a largely symbolic vote given the measure was part of a package trade bill including , which had been rejected earlier the same day.
Trade promotion authority second vote
After the failed to pass and together on June 12, 2015, it voted to authorize TPA alone as an amendment to on June 18, 2015. The amendment passed by a vote of 218-208, with all voting members of the House maintaining his or her original position on TPA except for (R-Fla.). Jackson Lee was one of 158 to vote against the amendment.
Trade adjustment assistance second vote
The passed on June 25, 2015, by a vote of 286-138. The packaged in this bill after the House had rejected the TAA measure in . Along with , which passed as part of , TAA became law on June 29, 2015. Jackson Lee was one of 175 to vote in favor of HR 1295.

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On November 4, 2008, Sheila Jackson Lee won re-election to the . She defeated John Faulk (R) and Mike Taylor (L) in the general election.



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Congresswoman Jackson Lee was first appointed to the House Judiciary Committee shortly after she was first sworn into Congress in 1995. Jackson Lee has served on the committee throughout her entire congressional career.

Jackson Lee voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. She was 1 of 172 Democrats that voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257 - 167 vote on January 1, 2013.

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Jackson Lee won to the in 2014. She won the Democratic nomination in the primary election on March 4, 2014, with no opposition. She defeated (R), (I) and (G) in the general election on November 4, 2014.

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On April 23, 2015, the passed by a vote of 355-63. The bill proposes creating an information sharing program that will allow federal agencies and private entities to share information about cyber threats and includes liability protections for companies. Sheila Jackson Lee voted with 134 and 220 to approve the bill.

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Jackson Lee won re-election in the for the , representing . She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 29, 2012. She defeated (R) and (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012.

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On May 13, 2015, the passed by a vote of 338-88. The legislation revised by terminating the bulk collection of metadata under Sec. 215 of the act, increasing transparency of the and requiring the use of "a specific selection term as the basis for national security letters that request information from wire or electronic communication service providers, financial institutions, or consumer reporting agencies." Jackson Lee voted with 141 and 196 to approve the legislation. It became law on June 2, 2015.


On November 2, 2010, Sheila Jackson Lee won re-election to the . She defeated John Faulk (R), Mike Taylor (L) and Charles Meyer (Write-in) in the general election.