House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations Ranking Member Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) released the following joint statement after the White House announced President Obama granted commutations to 61 individuals: “I am encouraged by President Obama’s commutation of sentences of 61 individuals today, including five from Texas. All of these men and […]


(HOUSTON) – The loss of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 may lead to changes on how American airliners get to their international destinations. Houston Congresswoman Sheila…


(HOUSTON) — Some children who came to the U.S. border from Central America may be staying here in Houston. Federal officials are touring Houston Independent School…

Via Congressional Black Caucus recommends Sheila Jackson Lee for Homeland Security Secretary.   Read more


  The Latest Music, Celebrities and Interviews:  U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee has been presented as a potential nominee for Secretary of Homeland Security after Sec. Janet Napolitano‘s resignation to lead the University of California system. The Congressional Black Caucus sent a letter to President Barack Obama last week encouraging him to consider Jackson Lee, who […]

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee talks about issues concerning our community and the importance of voting on Election Day.  If  you should encounter problems or any type of voter intimidation or harassment at your polling  site please call and report this information immediately to the Department of Justice at 202-307-2767 or toll free at 1-800-253-3931.

Our sister station,, had a chance to talk with Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee following day 1 of the Democratic National Convention. Check the audio out below.    

U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee announced Friday that she is free of breast cancer after being diagnosed last year.  The Houston Chronicle has the complete story.  Read More:

Houston Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee demanded that Gov. Rick Perry denounce the approval of a Texas Confederate license plate during a recent Republican presidential debate. Hilary Shelton of the NAACP’s Washington Bureau joined Lee at a press conference held before the debate. “The rebel flag epitomized slavery,” Jackson Lee said. “It epitomized oppression. It epitomized […]