Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies

1036 Longworth House Office Building
(202) 225-3481
Ranking Member: Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, Florida

Recent Activity

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.

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 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the full committee met to consider the fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills for the subcommittees on Energy and Water Development and Transportation and Housing and Urban Development. The committee also considered technical changes to the subcommittee allocations, known as 302(b)s.

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. 

Jul 16, 2021 Article

Thank you, Madam Chair, for yielding.

First, I want to thank Chairman Price and Ranking Member Diaz-Balart for their work on this Transportation, Housing and Urban Development bill. 

This bill supports key transportation infrastructure and safety programs, including highways, rail, and ports.

Jul 12, 2021 Article

I want to thank Chairman Price for presenting the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development bill today. 

I would also like to thank my friend, Mario Diaz-Balart, the ranking member of this subcommittee.

This bill supports key transportation infrastructure and safety programs, including highways, rail, and ports.

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:

Apr 15, 2021 Article

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.

Feb 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Appropriations Committee Republicans sent a letter to the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting details on unobligated and unspent funds provided to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter, led by the Republican Leader of the Committee, Rep.

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