Commerce, Justice, Science

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April 9, 2019 Press Release
"The request provides a significant increase for immigration judges and a modest increase for most Federal law enforcement. However, it either eliminates or significantly cuts respected grant programs at the Department of Justice that make a real difference in our constituents’ daily lives."
April 9, 2019 Press Release
"As we discuss your department today, we are faced with a budget request that fails to address many of these concerns and raises new problems."
April 4, 2019 Press Release
"It is extremely important that you have the resources necessary to vigorously enforce the law in all these diverse areas, without prioritizing one at the expense of others."
April 3, 2019 Press Release
"From eliminating Economic Development Administration grants, which provide funding and technical assistance to economically distressed communities, to seriously underfunding the Census, this request is completely out of touch with the needs of our constituents."
April 3, 2019 Press Release
"I strongly believe in transparency and accountability. And that starts at the top of every government agency- including the Commerce Department. The Secretary has a lot of questions that he should answer directly."
March 27, 2019 Press Release
"The President’s budget request for fiscal year 2020 includes $21 billion for NASA, which is a nearly $500 million decrease from the 2019 enacted level. While NASA provides funding for a number of science and exploration activities, the budget proposal reduces funding for a number of important areas."
March 27, 2019 Press Release
"The investments we make today will prepare us for the challenges we face tomorrow. As our February hearing on NOAA climate research made very clear, we are starting to experience those challenges now. Therefore, I do not believe this budget, as presented to us today, allows NOAA to live up to its core mission, as the Administration would have us believe."
March 26, 2019 Press Release
"In short, NSF helps our economy grow, sustains our economic competitiveness, and enables us to remain the world leader in innovation. We will continue to work in a bipartisan manner to ensure that it is well funded."
March 13, 2019 Press Release
"Gun crimes happen all over our nation, and not a day goes by without a firearms-related death. This violence has a serious impact on our neighborhoods, not only the serious physical and emotional impact on families, but also the psychological impact on the broader community at large. Two weeks ago, the House took a step forward in addressing this epidemic. I look forward to working with the agencies here today to determine what steps we can take next."
March 12, 2019 Press Release
"Last month, in what can only be described as a Freudian slip, the President praised the 'abolition of civil rights.' Unfortunately, that statement hits far too close to the truth."