Latest Appropriations News

May 17, 2022 Statement
"Congress will be a partner in ensuring you have the capabilities you need, and we look forward to a transparent and open dialogue as we examine the budget request."
May 17, 2022 Statement
"My own view is we should work together and focus our limited resources on those who threaten our public safety and national security and to find appropriate solutions that balance immigration enforcement with due process, and balance removals with humanitarian considerations. I believe the Administration’s actions are moving in that direction."
May 17, 2022 Statement
"We have heard from many agencies and their justifications for their fiscal year 2023 budget request. However, it is important to me to also hear directly from Members on their priorities for the FY23 State and Foreign Operations bill."
May 17, 2022 Press Release
"While we know we have more work to do to get to the bottom of serious safety concerns at an Abbott facility and the FDA’s failure to address them with any sense of urgency, this bill is the first step to help restock shelves and end this shortage.”
May 17, 2022 Statement
"This is an extraordinary time for the United States Army, with over 175,000 soldiers deployed around the world, including those in Eastern Europe supporting Ukraine. Soldiers are the Army’s most critical resource, and we care deeply about their welfare and quality of life."
May 17, 2022 Statement
"We need to be doing even better for the communities that need us the most. That is really why we were all elected. As Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Secretary of Labor Francis Perkins, the first woman appointed to a presidential cabinet, said, and I quote, “I came to Washington to work for God, FDR, and the millions of forgotten, plain common workingmen,” I would add women. Working for the forgotten and for our workers should be the reason every single one of us is in Washington."
May 17, 2022 Statement
"NASA’s budget request of almost $26 billion is clearly designed to keep the core missions of the agency on track – scientific discovery, exploration of the solar system, and educating and inspiring our children."
May 13, 2022 Statement
"In this year’s budget request, the Air Force is making large bets on future technologies and capabilities, coupled with a bold plan to divest legacy aircraft systems over the next five years. At the same time, we have a bow wave of nuclear modernization, which is placing pressure on modernizing the conventional force." 
May 12, 2022 Press Release
"“The whistleblower report I submitted for the record details a culture at Abbott of falsifying records, turning a blind eye to safety and product concerns, and retaliating against any employee who brought these issues to light. It is not enough to simply focus on supply chain issues. We must examine many states’ reliance on infant formula produced by Abbott."
May 12, 2022 Statement
"I am proud to be hosting the hearing today, during what is “Older Americans Month.” Which is a time to celebrate the contributions that older Americans have had and continue to have on our country and acknowledge and recognize their unique needs. This month, and the hearing today, should serve to recommit this Committee to the health and prosperity of our seniors and to our moral and fundamental responsibility to support older adults in the tailored ways that they deserve and have earned."