Lead Republicans Kay Granger (TX) and Virginia Foxx (NC) on Appropriations and Education & Labor Committees respectfully, both former educators, penned an op-ed for The Washington Times on the need to reopen schools, warning of the lasting negative effects on our nation’s children if we don’t change course:
WASHINGTON – Today, Appropriations Committee Republicans sent a letter to the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting details on unobligated and unspent funds provided to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter, led by the Republican Leader of the Committee, Rep.
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Kay Granger (TX), Republican Leader of the House Appropriations Committee, announced Republican subcommittee assignments for the 117th Congress.
“We have assembled a strong team that is committed to reviewing the federal budget, conducting oversight of taxpayer dollars, and upholding conservative principles.
WASHINGTON – Today, Appropriations Committee Republican Leader Kay Granger (R-TX) and Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) led a briefing on the security surrounding the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6, 2021.
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Kay Granger (TX), Republican Leader of the House Appropriations Committee, announced the Republican Steering Committee’s recommendations for subcommittee ranking members and new Republican committee members for the 117th Congress. The recommendations will need to be ratified by the Republican Conference.
Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 8900 – a continuing resolution that will fund the government through December 18th.
Members of the Appropriations Committee have been negotiating night and day for weeks to reach agreement on full-year appropriations bills.
Appropriations Committee Republicans pushed back on the Democrats’ radical abortion views during a Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee hearing yesterday. Instead of finalizing full-year appropriations bills, the majority party is focused on debating a longstanding, bipartisan policy that polls have shown the majority of Americans support.
Madam Chair, at a time when millions of Americans are facing untold hardship as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and Congress still needs to pass full year appropriations bills to avoid a possible government shutdown, it is disappointing that our Committee is debating a longstanding, bipartisan policy that polls have shown the majority of Americans support.