Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Press Releases

February 5, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today, Appropriations Committee Republicans sent a letter to the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting details on unobligated and unspent funds provided to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter, led by the Republican Leader of the Committee, Rep.

January 28, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Kay Granger (TX), Republican Leader of the House Appropriations Committee, announced Republican subcommittee assignments for the 117th Congress.

“We have assembled a strong team that is committed to reviewing the federal budget, conducting oversight of taxpayer dollars, and upholding conservative principles.

January 14, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Kay Granger (TX), Republican Leader of the House Appropriations Committee, announced the Republican Steering Committee’s recommendations for subcommittee ranking members and new Republican committee members for the 117th Congress. The recommendations will need to be ratified by the Republican Conference.
 

December 9, 2020

Appropriations Committee Republicans pushed back on the Democrats’ radical abortion views during a Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee hearing yesterday. Instead of finalizing full-year appropriations bills, the majority party is focused on debating a longstanding, bipartisan policy that polls have shown the majority of Americans support.
  

December 3, 2020

WASHINGTON - Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX) issued the following statement after being reelected by Members of the House Republican Steering Committee to serve as Lead Republican of the House Appropriations Committee.
 

October 30, 2020

WASHINGTON – This week, House Republicans unveiled the “Commitment to Defeat the Virus and Keep America Healthy Act” (H.R. 14), a targeted measure which would not only allow us to continue addressing the healthcare needs of those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, but also use the lessons learned from this pandemic to ensure we are better prepared for future outbreaks.

October 1, 2020

WASHINGTON - Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX), Lead Republican for the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after the House passed yet another partisan coronavirus relief bill forced by Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats.

September 22, 2020

WASHINGTON – Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX), Lead Republican for the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 8337, a short-term continuing resolution (CR) to continue federal funding through December 11, 2020.

July 31, 2020

WASHINGTON – Top Appropriations Committee Republican Kay Granger (R-TX) issued the following statement after the House passed the Democrats' second appropriations package, H.R.

July 13, 2020

WASHINGTON – Today, the full committee met to consider the fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills for the subcommittees on Energy and Water Development and Labor-Health and Human Services-Education. Committee Republicans were unable to support these two bills due to several new policy proposals and a total spending level that is billions of dollars above the budget agreement.

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