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April 28, 2022 Statement
“This budget request proposes necessary investments to continue innovations that will further push the energy revolution, keep the U.S. as a global leader, and reduce the influence of foreign energy sources."
April 28, 2022 Statement
"The Department’s task is to ensure that a Constitution rooted in the 18th-century enlightenment can safely negotiate 21st-century headwinds.  We hope this Committee can help ensure you are equipped with a 21st-century toolkit to navigate those winds."
April 28, 2022 Statement
"The threats facing our nation’s networks, critical infrastructure, elections, emergency communications, schools, and public gatherings continue to evolve in complexity, sophistication, and scale that pose novel challenges and test our capacity to keep pace with our adversaries."
April 28, 2022 Statement
"There is little more critical to our growth and progress as a nation than support for the educational success of our students. If the last two years have proven anything, it is that as we struggle to overcome moments of so much change, we have a moral responsibility to ensure that our students, and the families and teachers that support them every day, have the resources to succeed and to flourish."
April 28, 2022 Statement
"Congress must work harder to provide an international affairs budget that better addresses today’s global problems from the climate crisis to unprecedented levels of human suffering, while at the same time working to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030."
April 28, 2022 Statement
"USDA is strengthening the food supply chain by investing in infrastructure and support for food processors, and local food systems, to build resiliency in the food supply."
April 28, 2022 Statement
"For fiscal year 2023, I look forward to expanding upon that work with significant and impactful funding that, in tandem with the resources provided in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, will enable us to focus on improving our Nation’s economic prosperity while concurrently addressing the threats of climate change in our interconnected world."
April 27, 2022 Statement
"Women are the fastest growing demographic of veterans seeking care at the VA. We absolutely must make sure that there are care teams in place to meet their needs, that facilities are safe and welcoming spaces, and that veterans feel truly welcome in a healthcare system that values them."
April 27, 2022 Statement
"It is critical for agencies that are project-based – like the Corps and Reclamation – to plan regionally and implement solutions on a watershed and subwatershed basis to make our communities more resilient."
April 27, 2022 Statement
"Women are the fastest growing demographic of veterans seeking care at the VA. We absolutely must make sure that there are care teams in place to meet their needs, that facilities are safe and welcoming spaces, and that veterans feel truly welcome in a healthcare system that values them."

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