Chairwoman Delauro, thank you for presenting the fiscal year 2021 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education bill today.
I also want to thank the Vice Ranking Member of the full committee, Mr. Cole. I appreciate his leadership on the Committee and on this subcommittee to try to find common ground on difficult issues.
Madam Chair, thank you for bringing forward the fiscal year 2021 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies appropriations bill today.
I also want to thank the Ranking Member, Mr. Simpson, for his leadership on this subcommittee.
I would like to thank Chairman Ryan for presenting this bill today that provides funds for the operations of the Legislative Branch for fiscal year 2021.
I appreciate the work you and the Ranking Member have done to address critical issues that affect the Congress.
I would like to thank the Chairwoman for presenting the fiscal year 2021 Homeland Security appropriations bill. I would also like to recognize Ranking Member Fleischmann for his leadership on the subcommittee.
I want to thank Chair Mccollum for presenting the fiscal year 2021 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies appropriations bill today.
I also want to thank the Ranking Member, Mr. Joyce, for his leadership on this subcommittee.
I appreciate the work you’ve done on many important programs supported by the Interior bill.
Madam Chair, thank you for presenting the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs bill today.
I appreciate the work that you and Ranking Member Carter have done this year.
You have addressed many critical issues that affect military installations and our nation’s veterans. You have reached across the aisle to fund many projects important to our Members.
I want to thank Chairman Bishop for presenting the fiscal year 2021 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies appropriations bill.
I also want to recognize the work of the Ranking Member of the subcommittee, Mr. Fortenberry.
Madam Chair, thank you for yielding.
Before I begin my remarks about the State-Foreign Operations bill, I want to take a moment to recognize you, Mrs. Lowey, as you begin your last appropriations season.
Nita and I took turns as chair and ranking member of this subcommittee, and we accomplished many things, even though we had policy disagreements.