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May 28, 2021 Press Release
“With his fiscal year 2022 budget, President Biden is setting the United States on the course for broad and inclusive prosperity."
May 28, 2021 Statement
"These small businesses were hit the hardest in March 2020 when many businesses, including restaurants, live entertainment venues, and gyms, were forced to close or dramatically scale back operations. In response, Congress created several new programs and provided more than $1 trillion in economic relief to small businesses that were impacted by the pandemic."
May 27, 2021 Statement
"President Biden’s fiscal year 2022 discretionary request of $715 billion represents an $11 billion increase for the Department of Defense (DoD). Many of the funds in the request are essential to protecting our national security today and modernizing the DoD for tomorrow."
May 27, 2021 Statement
"Unlike other committees, the job of Appropriators is to see the full picture. As much attention as the top line for defense receives, we cannot consider the defense number in a vacuum. Investments in diplomacy, development, and our economy are vital to our security interests."
May 27, 2021 Statement
"The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored just how imperative it is to care for our neighbors abroad. It has brought into stark relief the principle that when one of us suffers, we all suffer. When one of us gets sick, we all get sick. But when development efforts are well funded, the rest of the world is healthier and safer for all of us."
May 27, 2021 Statement
"The Department of the Treasury plays a vital role in stabilizing and supporting the U.S. economy. That did not go unnoticed as this subcommittee, and Congress, put together much-needed relief packages to support individuals, families, businesses, industry, states, territories, tribes, counties, and others affected by the COVID-19 pandemic."
May 27, 2021 Statement
"One of the many painful lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic is that we can no longer afford to underprioritize USAID’s mission of saving lives, reducing poverty, strengthening democratic governance, and helping people emerge from humanitarian crises. These objectives are just as important to our security as our alliances around the world and our military operations."
May 26, 2021 Statement
"It is not enough just to make sure markets work. They need to work for everyone. I look forward to working with the SEC and the Administration to help address this growing disconnect between main street and Wall Street."
May 26, 2021 Statement
"The impacts of environmental contamination in our communities - whether it be from hazardous chemicals or military munitions - are not partisan issues. This is about the lives, the health and the safety of our servicemembers, their families, and our constituents who live in and around military installations."
May 26, 2021 Statement
"Mr. Secretary, the Department has a varied and challenging mission set that is not always fully appreciated. I want you to know this Subcommittee does appreciate what you and the 240,000 men and women who work for you do every day to help keep our nation safe."

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