Cities across the country have announced defiantly that they will remain “sanctuary cities” for their undocumented residents, despite President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promise to cut all federal funding to cities that do so. &nb
In the past week Oakland residents have been receiving an anonymous voter survey attacking Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan and falsely claiming that one of her opponents for the at-large city council seat—Peggy Moore— has the endorsements [...]
By Congresswoman Barbara Lee Since taking the oath of office, President Obama has achieved a lot, at home and abroad. He brought our economy back from the brink of a great depression, reduced [...]
Responding to Speaker Paul Ryan’s “Better Way” agenda on poverty, Congresswoman Barbara Lee released a statement saying, “Right now there are more than 46 million Americans living in poverty, including 16 million children, (and) Congress [...]
In the battle for the open 9th district seat in the State Senate, Democrats Sandré Swanson and Nancy Skinner will face a rematch in November. Skinner won 47 percent of the vote while Swanson received [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee and former Assemblymember Sandré Swanson are encouraging you to register before the California deadline on Monday, May 23. Those who want to vote in Alameda County should call (510) 267-8683.
On Sunday, Congresswoman Barbara Lee and I sat down at a Post Salon to discuss overcoming barriers for the formerly incarcerated to vote and find jobs.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee addressed the Post Salon on Sunday with Troy Williams to discuss the need to remove barriers to employment and government services for the formerly incarcerated.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee will discuss overcoming barriers for the formerly incarcerated to vote and find jobs at next week’s Post Salon. Troy Williams, former San Quentin inmate, will respond.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee recently released this statement marking Equal Pay Day. This day symbolizes the day when the average woman’s paycheck finally catches up to men’s paychecks from the previous year: &