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Jackie Speier

(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

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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

An endangered western lowland gorilla was born at the San Francisco Zoo on July 17, 2013. The baby girl was born to mother Nneka and father Oscar Jonesy, a 31-year-old. (San Francisco Zoo)

Naming Contest Underway For Baby Gorilla At San Francisco Zoo

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier helped kick off a naming contest Friday for a baby gorilla during a visit to the San Francisco Zoo.

08/23/2013

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Gay Conversion Therapy Group Shuts Itself Down; Lawmakers Relieved

One of the largest groups engaged in what is called gay-conversion therapy has shut down and apologized and a local lawmaker is relieved.

06/21/2013

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

Congresswoman Speier Acknowledges She Is Target Of Online Threats

San Francisco and Peninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier said she’s known about a Secret Service and Capitol Police investigation into lewd online postings threatening her and President Obama.

05/28/2013

Residents pay tribute to the victims of an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 15, 2012.  (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Redwood City Conference Seeks Way To Prevent More School Shootings

A first-of-its-kind conference in Redwood City on Monday sought to address school shootings and looks for solutions in how to prevent them.

04/29/2013

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