Speier Introduces Proposal Tackling Sexual Harassment On Capitol HillA bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that aims to overhaul the way sexual harassment is treated on Capitol Hill.
House Lawmakers Describe Sexual Harassment In Congress At HearingHouse lawmakers are meeting Tuesday to review the chamber's sexual harassment policies in the wake of sweeping allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment that have rocked powerful institutions and industries across the country.
Speier: 'Time To Throw Back The Curtain' On Congressional Sexual HarassmentCongresswoman Jackie Speier took to social media Friday, revealing that she had been sexually assaulted as a young staffer and saying that Congress has "been a breeding ground" for sexual harassment.
Bay Area Representative Calls For End Of ‘Pink Tax’U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier Monday called for an end to pricing schemes that cause women to pay more than men for similar products.
Gun-Control Advocates Hold Sit-In At Fox Theatre In Redwood CityAdvocates of stricter gun-control laws held a sit-in on Monday, right across from a Fourth of July festival in Redwood City.
Congresswoman Jackie Speier Leads Effort To Recognize Stanford Sexual Assault Victim's PlightCongresswoman Jackie Speier is leading the charge on Capitol Hill to support the Stanford sex assault victim.
$138 Million In Aid Sought For Struggling Bay Area CrabbersFederal relief may soon be coming to Bay Area crab fishermen dealing with a long-delayed season after crabs tested positive for domoic acid.
Small Bay Area Company Working On Ebola Vaccine PillA 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.
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.
Congresswoman Speier Calls For Greater Oversight Of NSA, Whistleblower Protections San Francisco and Peninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier is pushing for greater oversight of the National Security Agency as well as whistleblower protections for NSA contractors like Edward Snowden.
Naming Contest Underway For Baby Gorilla At San Francisco ZooU.S. Rep. Jackie Speier helped kick off a naming contest Friday for a baby gorilla during a visit to the San Francisco Zoo.
Gay Conversion Therapy Group Shuts Itself Down; Lawmakers RelievedOne of the largest groups engaged in what is called gay-conversion therapy has shut down and apologized and a local lawmaker is relieved.