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June 30, 2021 Statement
"By providing an overall discretionary increase of $11.4 billion above 2021, this bill supports our veterans, rebuilds infrastructure that serves military families, and protects our national security with important global investments."
June 30, 2021 Statement
"I am proud that the bill before us reflects this work and makes needed investments in the programs that improve our military readiness and quality of life and provides the benefits and medical care our veterans have earned during their service to our nation."
June 30, 2021 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2022 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies bill by voice vote.
June 30, 2021 Statement
"It is an increase of more than $2.8 billion – more than 10 percent. And I applaud that. This increase is critical as we work to tackle hunger, lift up rural communities, rebuild public health and safety infrastructure, confront the climate crisis, and foster greater equity."
June 30, 2021 Statement
"The work done by the agencies and staff funded in this bill touches the lives of every citizen. That work was on full display over the past year. From USDA’s domestic nutrition programs adapting to feed millions of children as they learned from home, to issuing moratoriums on foreclosures to address the housing crisis brought on by COVID-19. A large number of USDA veterinary medical officers and other qualified personnel were deployed around the country to help vaccinate people. And of course, we all know of FDA’s tireless work to review COVID-19 vaccine applications and tests."
June 30, 2021 Statement
"This subcommittee has the important duty of funding the Department of Homeland Security, which has a diverse set of missions that together help keep the United States safe and resilient. The bill before us confronts the threats that we face, while upholding our values."
June 30, 2021 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2022 funding bill.
June 30, 2021 Statement
"Throughout the bill, we invest in high priority capabilities and activities across the broad spectrum of homeland security missions."
June 30, 2021 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2022 funding bill.
June 30, 2021 Statement
"In my opinion, we have landed on a responsible number that maintains a strong security posture today - while making important investments that will make us even stronger in the years to come."

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