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

August 17, 2021

WASHINGTON - Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX), Lead Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement on Afghanistan.

“The fall of Afghanistan into the hands of the Taliban just weeks before the 20th anniversary of September 11th is a tragedy that will have many impacts, both short and long term.

July 21, 2021
Subcommittee Ranking Member Tom Cole (R-OK) and Pro-Life Caucus Co-Chair Dr.
July 15, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today, the full committee met to consider the fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills for the subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Commerce, Justice, and Science. Committee Republicans were unable to support the bills due to the total spending level and controversial policy provisions that are in the bills.

April 7, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today, Appropriations Committee Republicans sent a letter to Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) urging the Majority to keep all existing pro-life protections in the fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills. The letter, led by the Republican Leader of the Committee, Rep.

March 11, 2021
ICYMI: Today, House Appropriations Lead Republican Kay Granger (R-TX) and Republican Leadership, including GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), and Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY), held a press conference on the ongoing border crisis that the Biden Administration refuses to acknowledge. Homeland Security Lead Republican John Katko (R-NY), Rep.
March 9, 2021

WASHINGTON – Today, Appropriations Committee Republicans sent a letter to Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) requesting that the Committee hold hearings on the ongoing security and humanitarian crisis at our southern border as soon as possible. The letter, led by the Republican Leader of the Committee, Rep.

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.
  

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