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May 13, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT-03) and House Appropriations Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee Chair Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA-02), today sent a letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock, M.D., requesting transparency related to the budget for food programs at the FDA.
May 13, 2021 Statement
"The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development subcommittee funds programs that affect every city, county, and state in the country. From building and repairing our nation’s affordable housing to fixing roads and bridges, the programs in this bill protect vulnerable populations and create jobs that further America’s infrastructure."
May 13, 2021 Statement
"But it is absolutely crucial that we train police to deal with mental health emergencies. Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) programs create connections between law enforcement, mental health providers, hospital emergency services and individuals with mental illness and their families."
May 13, 2021 Statement
"My own view is that we should not simply accept approaches that divide us, but instead work together to find appropriate solutions that balance immigration enforcement with due process, and balance removals with humanitarian considerations."
May 13, 2021 Statement
"Military Construction is not simply the building of military bases and installations. It is providing quality childcare. It is ensuring security for our servicemembers and their families. It is deterring our adversaries. It is expanding and modernizing our shipyards. It is giving those who serve our country good homes to live in. The very least we should be able to do for our men and women in uniform is to provide them with the peace of mind that comes from knowing their families are safe and taken care of while they are on a deployment."
May 12, 2021 Statement
"The problems we face: Ensuring enough food for a growing population; Addressing the existential threat of global climate change; and, Transforming our food system from being reliant on exploitive and extractive practices to being regenerative and restorative – these all have a common denominator: scientific breakthroughs hold the solution."
May 12, 2021 Statement
"The science-based solutions, groundbreaking research, and useful data you provide are invaluable for farmers to accelerate productivity and sustainability of crops, for ranchers to efficiently manage livestock, and for consumers to make informed choices about these products that are so essential to our daily lives."
May 12, 2021 Statement
"We all know that safety is neither an option nor a commodity. It’s not just “nice to have”: it must be required of every product, process, and person in the national airspace system as a matter of practice. Safety cannot be for sale; or reserved for the highest bidder."
May 7, 2021 Statement
"The Air Force today stands at a pivotal point in its history. General Brown has characterized the Air Force’s situation as “accelerate change or lose”. In other words, the Air Force must modernize, and do so quickly. This will require trade-offs and hard decisions."
May 6, 2021 Statement
"The administration is also sending a strong signal that support for trade enforcement and addressing unfair trade practices will continue. I fully believe that these important initiatives, coupled with further investments in the American Jobs Plan to spur economic growth and create jobs, will play a crucial role in rebuilding and revitalizing the American economy.”

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