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May 7, 2021 Statement
"The Air Force today stands at a pivotal point in its history. General Brown has characterized the Air Force’s situation as “accelerate change or lose”. In other words, the Air Force must modernize, and do so quickly. This will require trade-offs and hard decisions."
May 6, 2021 Statement
"The administration is also sending a strong signal that support for trade enforcement and addressing unfair trade practices will continue. I fully believe that these important initiatives, coupled with further investments in the American Jobs Plan to spur economic growth and create jobs, will play a crucial role in rebuilding and revitalizing the American economy.”
May 6, 2021 Statement
“The initial topline request illustrates a serious commitment to reinvesting in the improvement of the overall quality of life for the American people and restoring America’s competitiveness and position as a leader in the global economy.”
May 6, 2021 Statement
"There are too many rural communities experiencing struggling economies, deteriorating and limited access to health care, and inadequate infrastructure. These obstacles hinder growth and, unfortunately, are not broadly understood across the country."
May 6, 2021 Statement
“For our economic, national, and environmental security, we need to shift away from fossil fuels and diversify with investments in the next generation of clean and renewable energy technologies. With President Biden’s funding request for the Department of Energy we are taking steps to provide a better, safer, and cleaner future for all Americans."
May 6, 2021 Statement
"The budget is an opportunity to invest in our nation and our common future. I welcome the Department’s leadership in advancing equity by creating an inclusive economy and expanding opportunity."
May 6, 2021 Statement
"This presidential transition year, the Secret Service has a heavy protective workload that began with the completed Presidential Inauguration."
May 5, 2021 Statement
"These agencies may be smaller than the Military Construction accounts or the Department of Veterans Affairs, compared to those larger budgets, but their missions are no less important. You’ve all heard me say that our subcommittee is the only one with jurisdiction that covers the entirety of a servicemember’s career, from the day they arrive at a military facility to the day they are buried."
May 5, 2021 Statement
"Now, more than ever, we need to ensure that the health and welfare of our soldiers and their families is truly the number one priority."
May 5, 2021 Statement
"The investments are crucial. We are finally moving toward a budget and a role for government that works to level the playing field so that anyone, no matter who they are, or where they are from can achieve the American Dream."

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