Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration

1036 Longworth House Office Building
(202) 225-3481
Acting Ranking Member: Rep. Andy Harris, Maryland

Recent Activity

May 11, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Kay Granger (TX), the Lead Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, announced Rep. Julia Letlow (LA) will fill the vacant Republican seat on the committee for the remainder of the 117th Congress.

May 10, 2022 Article

Madam Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 7691, a bill that would provide additional assistance to Ukraine and other partners in the region.

Ten weeks ago, we witnessed Russia begin its attack on the sovereign nation of Ukraine.

Mar 9, 2022 Article

Mister Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 2471, a bill that will provide funding for the Federal Government through the end of this fiscal year.

While it has taken us far too long to get here, I am glad we were able to produce a bill that includes many funding priorities that I support.

Nov 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX), Lead Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, made an announcement regarding subcommittee leadership.
 

Jul 27, 2021 Article

Thank you, Madam Speaker.

I rise today in strong opposition to H.R. 4502, a package of seven fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills that will be considered by the House this week. 

I wish the circumstances were different and I could support this important piece of legislation that funds critical programs.  

Jul 26, 2021 Article

Thank you, Chairman McGovern and Ranking Member Cole, for allowing me to testify on H.R. 4502, a package of seven fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills.

I wish the circumstances were different and I were here speaking in favor of this important piece of legislation.  

Jul 16, 2021 Article

Madam Chair, thank you for yielding.

The revised spending allocations presented today contain only technical corrections to the initial allocations, which were adopted on a party-line vote two weeks ago. 

Because there are no substantive changes from the initial allocations, I must once again oppose them. 

Jun 30, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, the subcommittees on Defense and Homeland Security met to consider their appropriations bills for fiscal year 2022. The measures were reported out to the full committee with concerns raised by Republicans.
 
Jun 29, 2021 Article

Madam Chair, thank you for yielding.

These spending allocations will increase discretionary spending by hundreds of billions of dollars to an all-time high of $1.5 trillion.

This nearly 9% increase above fiscal year 2021 comes at a time of record-high deficits and debt:

Jun 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the subcommittees on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration met to consider their appropriations bills for fiscal year 2022. The measures were reported out to the full committee with concerns raised by Republicans.
 

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