State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs

1036 Longworth House Office Building
(202) 225-3481
Ranking Member: Rep. Hal Rogers, Kentucky

Recent Activity

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.

During this time of instability around the world, it is important to remember that our investments abroad can make us more secure at home. The fiscal year 2021 bill funds many programs that would do just that.

The bill provides $3.3 billion for Israel, demonstrating our unwavering support for the security of our great ally and partner.

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.

Jul 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the subcommittees on State and Foreign Operations; Agriculture, Rural Development, and the Food and Drug Administration; and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs met to consider their appropriations bills for fiscal year 2021. The measures were reported out to the full committee with concerns raised by Republicans.

Jul 6, 2020 Article

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.

Apr 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Top House Republican Appropriator Kay Granger (R-TX) issued the following statement today on President Trump’s announcement that he is suspending funds to the World Health Organization (WHO) for 60 days while the Administration conducts a review of their role in the coronavirus outbreak and allegations that they protected China and allowed them to downplay the severity

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