Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies

1036 Longworth House Office Building
(202) 225-3481
Ranking Member: Rep. John Carter, Texas

Recent Activity

Oct 1, 2020 Article

Mister Speaker, I rise today in opposition to this bill.

Unfortunately, by considering this bill today we are abandoning the spirit of bipartisanship that has allowed us to work across the aisle four times this year to pass critical coronavirus relief legislation.

Oct 1, 2020 Press Release

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.

Sep 22, 2020 Article

Madam Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 8337, a short-term continuing resolution through December 11th.

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted virtually every aspect of American life.

During this unprecedented time, it is more critical than ever that the federal government remain open and functioning.

By passing this short-term CR, we will:

Sep 22, 2020 Press Release

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.

Jul 24, 2020 Press Release

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

Jul 24, 2020 Article

Mister Speaker, I offer this motion today to restore funding levels for a bipartisan priority to counter China. 

The amendment adds $102 million to restore funding for the Countering Chinese Influence Fund to the current fiscal year level of $300 million. 

Jul 23, 2020 Article

Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

I rise today in opposition to H.R. 7608, the first package of fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills to be considered by the House. 

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

This bill supports –

Jul 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the full committee met to consider the fiscal year 2021 subcommittee allocations, known as “302(b)” allocations. The appropriations bills for the subcommittees on State and Foreign Operations; Agriculture, Rural Development, and the Food and Drug Administration; and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs were also considered.

Jul 9, 2020 Article

Madam Chair, thank you for yielding.

As we turn to the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs bill, I want to thank Chairwoman Wasserman-Schultz and Ranking Member Carter for the work they have done this year.

Jul 9, 2020 Article

Madam Chair, thank you for yielding.

I rise in opposition to the subcommittee allocations because they do not give a complete picture of all of the spending in these appropriations bills.

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