Congressional Member Profiles

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee

Democrat, Texas, 18th District


Votes for Children


Bills Introduced


Bills Cosponsored


Actions Against the Interests of Children

Rep. Jackson Lee represents a district with a child poverty rate of 32.9 percent. 15.9 percent of children in this district are in extreme poverty, 26.7 percent are food insecure, and 13.2 percent lack health insurance. During the 116th Congress, Rep. Jackson Lee has taken 9 votes that would help the children in her district. She has introduced 4 bills and cosponsored 83 bills to help children. Rep. Jackson Lee has taken 0 actions in support of legislation we believe to be against the interests of children.

CDF has endorsed several bills during this Congress. So far, Rep. Jackson Lee has taken the following action on bills endorsed by CDF during this Congress:

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.6 the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019.

  • voted for and co-sponsored H.R.8 the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1011 the Protecting Sensitive Locations Act.

  • co-sponsored H.R.1296 the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3366 the No Shame at School Act of 2019.

  • co-sponsored H.R.3451 the Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections for Separated Children Act of 2019.

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