Jackie Speier

Type: Person
Name: Jackie Speier
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Social Security disability insurance needs fixing

The Social Security Disability Insurance program is in big trouble. In 2016, the program's trust fund is expected to run out of money. When that happens, there will be "large across-the-board cuts for all beneficiaries," warn James Lankford, the Republican ... [Published Recordnet.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

OP-ED: Treat climate change like a security threat

Jackie SpeierWhat if someone told you war isn’t real and it’s just a conspiracy for the armed forces and defense contractors to get rich.Swap out the word war for climate change in the first sentence and you have the essence of my congressional colleagues’ ... [Published San Mateo Daily Journal - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Debunking The First Amendment Myths Surrounding Revenge Porn Laws

Disclosing someone’s nude image in violation of trust and confidence (often known as nonconsensual pornography or revenge porn) is a destructive invasion of privacy that can cause irreversible harm to a person’s physical and emotional well-being, professional ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

3 Ways Congress Is Getting Serious About Sexual Assault on College Campuses

It’s that time of year! College bound teens are eagerly awaiting acceptance letters (more like emails these days) in hopes of getting into their top choices.When I was in high school I remember we would all drive home during our lunch period to check ... [Published Care2 - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Congresswoman aims to crack down on campuses' sex assault 'epidemic'

AdvertisementA California congresswoman has announced plans to introduce federal legislation to toughen laws against what she called an epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses.In an appearance at UC Berkeley last week, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Hillsborough) ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Should Revenge Porn Be a Crime?

“ ” produced by AmandaWinkler. About 6 minutes.Original release date was April 14, 2014 and original writeup isbelow.Romantic breakups are never fun — but add revenge porn tothe mix and things can get downright cruel. Revenge porn is definedas the dissemination ... [Published REASON Online - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Revenge porn may soon become a misdemeanor within our state

D ENVER – Using intimate photos or videos of significant others to humiliate them would be a crime under a bill being considered by lawmakers in Colorado, which is joining a growing number of states tackling the issue referred to as revenge porn.One of ... [Published Durango Herald - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

US still has some growing up to do

I spent the past couple of weeks at Beth Israel Hospital, flat on my back and getting all kinds of tests that led to the discovery of what is known as an ablation. I finished my hospital run with a stent inserted in my wrist. It was intended to correct ... [Published Robesonian - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Can ‘revenge porn’ send you to jail? It depends where you live.

ing a nude photo of an ex without their permission could get you third-degree felony charges in Utah — even if your former partner had posed for the picture when you were together. The Beehive State is among a handful of states to criminalize “revenge ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Government can’t say no

The Social Security Disability Insurance program is in big trouble. In 2016, the program’s trust fund is expected to run out of money. When that happens, there will be “large across-the-board cuts for all beneficiaries,” warn James Lankford, the Republican ... [Published The Pampa News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Disability claims need more scrutiny

The Social Security Disability Insurance program is in big trouble. In 2016, the program's trust fund is expected to run out of money. When that happens, there will be "large across-the-board cuts for all beneficiaries," warn James Lankford, the Republican ... [Published Herald & Review - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

Cal sexual-assault victims share stories

BERKELEY, Calif. —University of California Berkeley students who say they were sexual assault victims delivered a message to University leaders Tuesday.Bay Area Congresswomen Barbara Lee and Jackie Speier were also there, saying they'll take the matter ... [Published KTVU - Apr 16 2014]

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"The prevalence of sexual assault on campuses is an epidemic," Speier said in an interview. "it's going to take money, resources, enforcement and a dramatic change in the culture" to fix

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Social Security disability insurance needs fixing [Published Recordnet.com - 14 hours ago]
Port of Redwood City to Dedicate New Wharf [Published Maritime Professional - 15 hours ago]
OP-ED: Treat climate change like a security threat [Published San Mateo Daily Journal - 17 hours ago]
County Farm Bureau salutes farmers [Published Half Moon Bay Review - Apr 22 2014]
Bipartisan Senate Group Demands More Transparen... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 21 2014]
Debunking The First Amendment Myths Surrounding... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 21 2014]
3 Ways Congress Is Getting Serious About Sexual... [Published Care2 - Apr 20 2014]
Congresswoman aims to crack down on campuses' s... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 20 2014]
Should Revenge Porn Be a Crime? [Published REASON Online - Apr 19 2014]
Should Revenge Porn Be a Crime? [Published Hit & Run - Apr 19 2014]
Revenge porn may soon become a misdemeanor with... [Published Durango Herald - Apr 19 2014]
US still has some growing up to do [Published Robesonian - Apr 18 2014]
Why Is Revenge Porn Legal? [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 18 2014]
Senators Who Tackled Military Sexual Assault No... [Published Think Progress - Apr 18 2014]
Can ‘revenge porn’ send you to jail? It depends... [Published Washington Post - Apr 17 2014]
It's simple: criminalize revenge porn, or let m... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
Campus Sexual Assault - KTVU [Published Rep. Jackie Speier - YouTube Channel - Apr 16 2014]
Anti-Human Trafficking Training at Oakland Inte... [Published Rep. Jackie Speier - YouTube Channel - Apr 16 2014]
Senators Turn Attention To College Sexual Assau... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 16 2014]
FAA invites comment from residents under flight... [Published Almanac Online - Apr 16 2014]
Lawmakers urge college rankings to include sex ... [Published Education News - Apr 16 2014]
Government can’t say no [Published The Pampa News - Apr 16 2014]
Disability claims need more scrutiny [Published Herald & Review - Apr 16 2014]
Cal sexual-assault victims share stories [Published KTVU - Apr 16 2014]
Congresswoman urges better protections against ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 16 2014]
Congresswomen lend support to UCB sexual assaul... [Published KGO San Francisco - Apr 16 2014]
Students, Lawmakers Take Stand Against Sexual V... [Published NBC Bay Area - Apr 16 2014]
Officials say airports are new front in fightin... [Published KTVU - Apr 16 2014]
Congresswomen meet with Dirks, student sexual a... [Published Daily Californian - Apr 16 2014]
Oakland airport workers learns how to identify ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Apr 15 2014]
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Should Revenge Porn Be a Crime? [Published Hit & Run - Apr 19 2014]
“Should Revenge Porn Be a Crime?” produced by Amanda Winkler. About 6 minutes. Original release date was April 14, 2014 and original writeup is below. Romantic breakups are never fun — but add revenge porn to the mix and things can get downright ...
Why Is Revenge Porn Legal? [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 18 2014]
Wisconsin recently became the third state to criminalize revenge porn. Why is it still legal in the other 47? Writing in The Guardian, Mary Anne Franks and Danielle Citron declare, “ It’s simple: criminalize revenge porn, or let men punish women ...
Senators Who Tackled Military Sexual Assault No... [Published Think Progress - Apr 18 2014]
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) CREDIT: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File The lawmakers who spent the past year pushing for military sexual assault reform are now setting their sights on college campuses. Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Kirstin Gillibrand ...
Campus Sexual Assault - KTVU [Published Rep. Jackie Speier - YouTube Channel - Apr 16 2014]
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Anti-Human Trafficking Training at Oakland Inte... [Published Rep. Jackie Speier - YouTube Channel - Apr 16 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKGvurpf2uU&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Anti-Human Trafficking Training at Oakland International From: Jackie Speier Views:0<img style="border: ...
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