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March 11, 2021 Statement
"Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans are now relying on the Postal Service for everything from medications, food, bills, and even livestock. But even as this pandemic was putting an enormous strain on the USPS, you implemented a number of new rules that led to severe and unnecessary mail delays."
March 11, 2021 Statement
"It has been awhile (nearly 20 years) since the United States Postal Service has testified before this Committee. However, this hearing could not come at a more important time. Given the vital role of the USPS during the pandemic and the recent funds that FSGG provided in the stimulus packages last year. By delivering food, medicine, personal protective equipment, and other essential equipment during the pandemic, the Postal Service has literally saved lives by helping Americans maintain social distance, limiting the spread of COVID-19, and allowing people to vote safely."
March 11, 2021 Statement
"I would like to acknowledge the staff of GPO for the extraordinary work over the past year. We know that COVID has dramatically affected GPO’s workload. Through the pandemic, and a very active congressional schedule, you and your team has continued to serve this body and ensure the Members of Congress have the documents to continue our work."
March 11, 2021 Statement
"While we understand that your workload is increasing, I am afraid that the subcommittee allocation may not be increasing at a reciprocal rate. Additionally, I understand that the fiscal year 2022 budget request does not include requirements to address the necessary physical security and landscape architecture changes that are as a result of the attack on the Capitol."
March 11, 2021 Statement
"Without proper treatment, trauma, and complex trauma like the kind we are seeing in so many kids and adults during this pandemic can last and compound for years, even generations. Our kids, our essential workers, our most vulnerable are suffering. We owe it not only to them, but to the health and resilience of our economy, our workforce, and our society to ensure these people get the mental, as well as physical health care that they need."
March 10, 2021 Statement
"Our regions face challenges that look nothing like one another, but we all have common enemies—a changing climate and a rapidly deteriorating infrastructure. We must act boldly and reinvigorate investment in our infrastructure. Doing so we will spur economic recovery, create jobs, and protect the environment and public health."
March 10, 2021 Statement
Through the pandemic, a violent mob of insurrectionists, and just life on Capitol Hill, you continue to serve this body and ensure the Members of Congress can continue to work. Your work is invaluable to getting the taxpayer the most from their tax dollars and we hold you and your staffs in the highest regard.
March 10, 2021 Statement
This subcommittee has great admiration for GAO’s work in ferreting out misconduct and finding ways to save billions of dollars with timely, public, fact-based, non-partisan recommendations to improve Federal agency operations and save taxpayers billions of dollars.
March 10, 2021 Statement
"It is clear that we need to be investing much more in preventing, mitigating, and responding to cyber intrusions and attacks."
March 9, 2021 Statement
"Today we are taking a closer look at how FDA’s inspections have been impacted by this pandemic, and critically how we can ensure the FDA has the resources it needs to restart and improve its foreign drug inspections program."

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