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Jul 10, 2020 Statements

I want to thank Chairman Ryan and Ranking Member Herrera-Beutler for the work they have done to address critical issues that affect the Congress.

This bill recognizes the important, bipartisan work of the House Select Committee on Modernization and takes steps to make Congress more effective, efficient, and transparent on behalf of the American people.

Jul 10, 2020 Statements

I want to thank Chair McCollum and Ranking Member Joyce for the work they’ve done on many important programs supported by the Interior bill.

This bill funds priorities and concerns of Members on both sides of the aisle and does many good things for the preservation of our natural resources.

Jul 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the full committee met to consider the fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills for the subcommittees on Interior-Environment and the Legislative Branch. Committee Republicans were unable to support these two bills due to several new policy proposals and a total spending level that is hundreds of billions of dollars above the budget agreement.
 

Jul 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the full committee met to consider the fiscal year 2021 subcommittee allocations, known as “302(b)” allocations. The appropriations bills for the subcommittees on State and Foreign Operations; Agriculture, Rural Development, and the Food and Drug Administration; and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs were also considered.

Jul 9, 2020 Statements

Madam Chair, thank you for yielding.

As we turn to the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs bill, I want to thank Chairwoman Wasserman-Schultz and Ranking Member Carter for the work they have done this year.

Jul 9, 2020 Statements

Madam Chair, thank you for yielding.

I want to thank Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman Bishop for his hard work on this bill.

I also want to recognize the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee, Mr. Fortenberry.

Jul 9, 2020 Statements

Madam Chair, thank you for yielding.

During this time of instability around the world, it is important to remember that our investments abroad can make us more secure at home. The fiscal year 2021 bill funds many programs that would do just that.

The bill provides $3.3 billion for Israel, demonstrating our unwavering support for the security of our great ally and partner.

Jul 9, 2020 Statements

Madam Chair, thank you for yielding.

I rise in opposition to the subcommittee allocations because they do not give a complete picture of all of the spending in these appropriations bills.

Jul 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the subcommittees on Commerce, Justice, and Science; Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development; Financial Services and General Government; and Defense met to consider their appropriations bills for fiscal year 2021. The measures were reported out to the full committee with concerns raised by Republicans.

Jul 8, 2020 Statements

Thank you, Chairman Quigley, for presenting the fiscal year 2021 Financial Services bill today.

I also want to recognize Ranking Member Graves since this will be his last subcommittee markup. I commend him for more than a decade of service to our nation and the people of North Georgia.

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