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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."
March 9, 2021 Statement
"The highest priority of the FDA is to ensure the safety and efficacy of medical products. The countless Americans who depend on lifesaving drugs each day shouldn’t have to worry about whether that drug was produced in a dangerous facility."
March 9, 2021 Statement
"Ancient societal norms don’t reflect modern families or modern society, and there is no reason why there should be this kind of limitation on a veteran’s ability to start a family after dedicating so much of their life to military service."
March 5, 2021 Statement
"Draconian caps on discretionary spending meant that we had to make tough choices on where to put limited VA dollars. But we cannot overlook the real, serious infrastructure needs that exist as well. It’s not just the right thing to do, it’s the smart thing to do. Investing in infrastructure has broader benefits on the economy and on the local community, as it supports construction jobs, material manufacturers, and revitalizes neighborhoods."
March 4, 2021 Press Release

In a new letter, House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03), Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee Chair Matt Cartwright (D-PA-08), and Democratic Members of the House Appropriations Committee today urged President Biden to nominate Shalanda Young as Director of the Office of the Management and Budget.

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