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"The United States has to play a leadership role in ending the virus’ uncontrolled spread in the world’s less developed countries. We need to enhance equitable access to vaccines across the world, making tests, therapeutics, personal protective equipment (PPE) more widely available. We need to begin the work now to prevent future pandemics, by aligning around common global targets, tracking progress, and supporting one another in fulfilling our commitments."
"Recovery from the pandemic must mean more than just recovery from the COVID-19 disease. We need to think through how we can help countries build their resilience for the long-term and preserve our development and health gains."
October 26, 2021 Statement
"Over the past few years, several studies and reports have expressed significant concern about the ability of our workforce to meet the current and future workforce gaps in skilled trades, engineering, and emerging technologies throughout the defense sector...This challenge has been a particular interest of mine as Chair, and the Committee’s report for Fiscal Year 2022 includes several reporting requirements from the Department on this issue."
"I understand that VA is eager to continue moving forward with additional ‘go-lives’ next year but the problems identified at Mann-Grandstaff must also be addressed and accounted for in future rollouts. VA has a responsibility to demonstrate improved progress at Mann-Grandstaff. This progress will help build confidence in the new system among VA staff and Veterans."
October 18, 2021 Press Release
“Befitting his background as an expert in public policy, Representative Price has been a hardworking, thoughtful, and principled legislator. He is a master of his brief, and my colleagues and I have consistently drawn on his unparalleled knowledge and wise counsel."
September 30, 2021 Press Release
“By extending government funding through December 3, this bill provides tens of billions of dollars to support working families who live paycheck to paycheck."
"The funding in this bill will grow opportunity and lift up hard-working American families. It will support our early childhood education programs, our schools, and our high-quality job training. It will continue to help the hungry put food on the table and keep food safety inspectors on the job. It will safeguard our consumers from product safety hazards and protect our environment from polluters. And it will ensure the most vulnerable remain healthy and housed with access to the life-saving resources and support services that they need."
September 23, 2021 Press Release
“This bill demonstrates that Congress’ commitment to our friend and ally Israel is bipartisan and ironclad. It fulfills our moral imperative to protect the lives of innocent civilians and helps build the foundations for peace.”
September 23, 2021 Statement
"This bill demonstrates that Congress’ commitment to our friend and ally Israel is bipartisan and ironclad. It fulfills our moral imperative to protect the lives of innocent civilians and helps build the foundations for peace."