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"We will continue to do our best to provide you with the resources necessary to protect your health; protect the country; and protect the rights and dignity of individuals, whether it be the traveling public, disaster survivors, or migrants fleeing desperate circumstances."
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2022 bill.
"Safe, strong, equitable, and resilient transportation and housing are critical to the success of our families. Every child deserves to wake up in a safe home and travel to school on a sound road. And parents deserve to know that they can get to work through reliable transit without worrying if this is the day they lose their job because the city bus was delayed again."
"This year’s THUD bill represents a renewed commitment to improve safety, upgrade our aging transportation infrastructure, address our nation’s affordable housing and homelessness crisis, bolster our resiliency to a changing climate, and remedy inequities and disparities in our housing and transportation systems. As our nation continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more critical than ever to ensure that vulnerable populations—communities of color, the unhoused, veterans, domestic violence survivors, the elderly, and people with disabilities—remain at the forefront of our efforts."
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2022 bill.
"Far too many communities, large and small, across this nation are suffering from economic distress and the hopelessness that comes with it. This bill reverses these trends by investing in economic development in distressed communities. And it supports small businesses and creating good-paying jobs here in the United States."
"From economic development and support for manufacturers, to weather forecasting, climate research and resilience efforts, to space exploration and scientific research, to fighting crime, protecting civil rights, and improving policing and the criminal justice system---the CJS appropriations bill impacts every American and is a force for good in so many ways."
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2022 bill.
"The Energy and Water Development funding bill before us takes critical action to confront the climate crisis and rebuild our water infrastructure while creating good-paying jobs and fostering a clean, affordable, and secure energy future."
"This investment of over $53 billion dollars will provide strategic resources to communities to address these changing environmental challenges as well as those struggling to recover from decades of underinvestment, while creating good-paying jobs in communities left behind in the transition to a new economy."