WASHINGTON - Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX), ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee, and Rep.
WASHINGTON – Top Appropriations Committee Republican Kay Granger (R-TX) issued the following statement after the House passed the Democrats' second appropriations package, H.R.
As the Republican Leader of the Appropriations Committee, I oppose H.R. 7617, the second package of fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills to be considered by the House.
My concerns today will sound very familiar. I had many of the same objections when I spoke on the House floor last week about the first package of appropriations bills.
WASHINGTON – Top Appropriations Committee Republican Kay Granger (R-TX) issued the following statement after opposing the Democrats' first appropriations package, H.R.
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.
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 –
WASHINGTON – Today, the full committee met to consider the fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills for Homeland Security and Financial Services. Committee Republicans expressed concern about several controversial policy and spending proposals.
I would like to thank the Subcommittee Chairwoman and the Ranking Member for their leadership on the Homeland Security appropriations bill.
All of our states and communities are experiencing a public health crisis, and the Department of Homeland Security is one of the agencies on the front lines.
Thank you, Chairwoman Lowey.
I want to recognize Chairman Quigley and Ranking Member Graves for their work on putting this Financial Services bill together.
I also want to thank Tom for his service in the House and on this Committee, as well as his work on the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress.
Madam Chair, thank you for yielding.
Before I begin my remarks about the Defense bill, I want to take a moment to recognize the Chairman of the Subcommittee, Mr. Visclosky.