Jackie Speier

JULY 22: Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., is interviewed by Roll Call in her Cannon Building office, July 22, 2014. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Congresswoman Speier Urging All States To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

Congresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced legislation calling on states to ban conversion therapy for children. California is one of only two states that bans the practice.

04/14/2015

Buffer zone outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in San Francisco. (CBS)

Rep. Jackie Speier Fires Back After House Republicans Pass Anti-Abortion Bill

House Republicans passed an anti-abortion bill Thursday night, but not the one they planned.

01/22/2015

Pills made by Vaxart, a South San Francisco biotech company. (CBS)

Small Bay Area Company Working On Ebola Vaccine Pill

A small biotech company in South San Francisco is currently working on an oral Ebola vaccine that could provide the key to stemming the outbreak in West Africa.

11/05/2014

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) (CBS)

Peninsula Rep. Jackie Speier Denounces 49ers, NFL Over Recent Domestic Violence Controversies On House Floor

Peninsula Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo/San Francisco) denounced the San Francisco 49ers on the House floor Wednesday for allowing Ray McDonald to play following his arrest for alleged domestic violence.

09/17/2014

(CBS SF)

Calif. Congresswoman Jackie Speier Blasts Science Magazine For ‘Lurid, Sexualized’ Cover Of Transgender Women

Science Magazine is at the helm of a social and political firestorm this month following a cover image used for the July 11 issue which depicts two transgender sex workers with their heads cropped out.

07/28/2014

Effects Of 1 Meter Of Sea Level Rise On San Francisco (Image Created From Map By Alex Tingle, FireTree.net)

San Mateo County Planners Grapple With Expected 3-Foot Sea Level Rise

The threat of rising seas in San Mateo County was the focus of a planning conference in Foster City Friday morning hosted by federal, state and county government leaders.

06/27/2014

This September 25, 2013 photo illustration taken in Washington, DC, shows a woman smoking an 'Blu' e-cigarette (electronical cigarette). The National Association of Attorneys General on September 24, issued a letter urging the US Food and Drug Administration to clamp down on the fast-growing e-cigarette market, saying manufacturers are enticing teenagers to smoke with cartoon characters, television ads and bubble-gum flavors. AFP PHOTO / Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. Speier Proposes SMOKE Act; Would Help Keep E-Cigs Out Of Kids Hands

Congresswoman Jackie Speier announced new proposed legislation regulating electronic cigarettes Friday, which aims to curb their marketing towards children.

06/20/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feds Probe How UC Berkeley, Other Colleges Handle Reports Of Sexual Assaults

UC Berkeley is among more than 50 colleges being investigated for how they handle reports of sexual assaults on their campuses.

04/23/2014

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair (L) leaves the Fort Bragg Courthouse with his attorney Ellen Brotman, after sexual assault charges against Sinclair were dropped after he plead to lesser charges March 17, 2014 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Sinclair, a former deputy commander with the 82nd Airborne Division, has admitted to an extramarital affair with a junior officer. 'Unlawful command influence' caused a delay in the trial last week. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Army General Charged With Sexual Assault Avoids Prison; Rep. Speier Calls Punishment ‘Laughable’

An Army general who carried on a three-year affair with a captain and had two other inappropriate relationships with subordinates was reprimanded and docked $20,000 in pay Thursday, avoiding prison in one of the military’s most closely watched courts-martial.

03/20/2014

(CBS)

Millions Of Californians Could Qualify For Tax Subsidy Under Affordable Care Act

A new report finds that nearly two million people in California could qualify for tax subsidies under the new Affordable Care Act. The study comes as the federal insurance website faces a new round of criticism on the Capitol Hill.

11/05/2013

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