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Jun 24, 2021 Statements

I want to thank Chairman Quigley for presenting the Financial Services and General Government bill, the first appropriations bill we will consider for fiscal year 2022. 

I also want to recognize my friend, Mr. Womack, in his first markup as ranking member. I thank him for his years of service on the Budget Committee and now his leadership on this subcommittee.   

May 20, 2021 Statements

Madam Speaker, I rise today in opposition to H.R. 3237 – a bill to provide funding for Capitol security and other purposes.

Unfortunately, after several weeks of discussions, my colleagues on the other side of the aisle have chosen the path of partisanship instead of working together, and I want to explain how we ended up in this situation.

Apr 29, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Appropriations Committee Republicans sent a letter to Vice President Kamala Harris, the White House’s lead in stemming the flow of migrants at our southwest border, requesting an update on the results of the 60-day pause and review of border wall construction contracts. The letter, led by the Republican Leader of the Committee, Rep.
Apr 15, 2021 Statements

Thank you, Madam Chair. Admiral Faller, it’s good to see you again.

SOUTHCOM is an extremely important area of operations that frequently does not get the priority it deserves because of conflicts in other areas of the world. It has been, and will continue to be, a priority of mine.

Apr 15, 2021 Statements

Thank you, Chairman Price, for holding this hearing today.

I want to welcome the secretary for his first hearing with our Committee.

Mr. Secretary, I know you come to Washington with the perspective of a former mayor. You have said that there are no Democratic or Republican potholes. And, as a former mayor myself, I completely agree with you on that point.

Apr 14, 2021 Statements

Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding this hearing today so that we can hear Secretary Vilsack’s plans for the Department of Agriculture.

The events of the past year have affected virtually every sector of our economy. This is especially true for our farmers and ranchers. Thanks to the staff at USDA, programs were quickly implemented to help those affected by the pandemic.

Apr 7, 2021 Press Release

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.

Mar 11, 2021 Press Release
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.
Mar 9, 2021 Press Release

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.

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