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May 6, 2021 Statement
"The budget is an opportunity to invest in our nation and our common future. I welcome the Department’s leadership in advancing equity by creating an inclusive economy and expanding opportunity."
May 6, 2021 Statement
"This presidential transition year, the Secret Service has a heavy protective workload that began with the completed Presidential Inauguration."
May 5, 2021 Statement
"These agencies may be smaller than the Military Construction accounts or the Department of Veterans Affairs, compared to those larger budgets, but their missions are no less important. You’ve all heard me say that our subcommittee is the only one with jurisdiction that covers the entirety of a servicemember’s career, from the day they arrive at a military facility to the day they are buried."
May 5, 2021 Statement
"Now, more than ever, we need to ensure that the health and welfare of our soldiers and their families is truly the number one priority."
May 5, 2021 Statement
"The investments are crucial. We are finally moving toward a budget and a role for government that works to level the playing field so that anyone, no matter who they are, or where they are from can achieve the American Dream."
May 5, 2021 Statement
"Members of the public likely interact with TSA and its employees more than any other component of the Department of Homeland Security – or any other federal department or agency. This interaction has become much more challenging during the pandemic. While air travelers may not always express their gratitude during the passenger screening process, what TSA and its employees do to protect our Nation is greatly appreciated."
May 4, 2021 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, overseas operations, and of course, the latest support for Capitol security, for which each member of this Committee is eternally grateful for your tireless efforts."
May 4, 2021 Statement
"The Department is, like our country, at a crossroads. As a nation, we must work to restore faith not only in our political system but in the ties that bind us together as a society. These ties have been tested, certainly, but not broken, and we must ensure that remains true."
May 3, 2021 Statement

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Chair of the Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, delivered the following remarks at the Subcommittee's Member Day hearing:

Thank you to all of our colleagues who will come before us today.  We appreciate the time you have taken to be here today. 

April 30, 2021 Press Release
“From her first day in Congress, Representative Bustos has been a powerful voice for the people of her district and for working families across America. Cheri has never forgotten her roots in the Heartland, and her passionate advocacy has put the needs of family farmers and rural communities front and center as we shape federal policy."

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