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May 25, 2022 Statement
"In the wealthiest nation in the world, babies should not be at risk of going hungry. Parents should not have to play a guessing game and wonder if they are feeding their babies something that is safe. But unfortunately, that is where corporate greed, consolidation of formula production into just four major companies, and a lack of proper oversight have led us."
May 25, 2022 Statement
"I hope you will use this hearing as an opportunity to provide us with a candid assessment of whether your budget request is sufficient to carry out your protection responsibilities."
May 25, 2022 Statement
"Both Abbott and FDA share in the blame for the situation we are in right now. I can only imagine the worry and stress families are under, and I am glad this committee will give a voice to those stories today."
May 25, 2022 Statement
"This Committee remains focused on ensuring that the reforms do not prescribe a less than optimal military health system for our service members and their families."
May 25, 2022 Statement
"We look forward to hearing from our attendees about your priorities, including federal programs of importance to your Districts."
May 25, 2022 Statement
"The Members of this Subcommittee and Members of Congress overall greatly appreciate and support the work you, your colleagues at FEMA and emergency managers across the country do to help our communities and constituents before, during, and after disasters."
May 25, 2022 Statement
"We are gathered today for this hearing to find ways to support our educators. But how can we begin to speak of support for our teachers if they are not physically safe at school? It is alarming and it’s outrageous that so many children in America’s schools and their parents and teachers worry that a senseless act of gun violence could take their lives. The American people and our nation’s children are waiting on us to take immediate action to save innocent kids and to save their teachers."
May 25, 2022 Statement
"The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development subcommittee funds programs that affect every district in the country.  From building and repairing our nation’s affordable housing to improving our airports, roads and bridges, the programs in this bill improve safety, provide stable housing for our most vulnerable, and create jobs that further America’s infrastructure and economy. "
May 24, 2022 Statement
"Our National Guard forces are called upon to support a variety of missions, including humanitarian missions, acts of civil unrest, support to the Southwest border, and overseas operations – to include partnering with and training Ukrainian forces. Each member of this Committee is so appreciative of your tireless efforts."
May 24, 2022 Statement
"This is a unique opportunity to gather input. We are focused on the Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill. But it's a wonderful opportunity to hear from our colleagues on their district's priorities for the fiscal year."

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