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June 29, 2021 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2022 Financial Services and General Government funding bill on a 33 to 24 vote.
June 29, 2021 Statement
“For far too long, the American economy has catered to the very rich and corporate interests – and left the middle class, small businesses, and the vulnerable behind. That is why I am so proud that this bill takes important steps to get our nation back on track, creating good-paying jobs, growing opportunity, and protecting the middle class and the vulnerable, indeed, leveling the playing field in the face of big corporations too prone to predatory practices."
June 29, 2021 Statement
“The agencies and programs under the jurisdiction of the Financial Services and General Government subcommittee are uniquely varied. Each one plays an important role in the functioning of our government, whether in terms of core services or in relation to government responsiveness, transparency, and efficiency."
June 29, 2021 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released its reports accompanying the fiscal year 2022 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies appropriations bills.
June 29, 2021 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2022 Legislative Branch funding bill on a 33 to 25 vote.
June 29, 2021 Statement
“This bill honors their sacrifices, and gives these heroes the funding, resources and training they need to ensure what happened on January 6 never happens again. This bill provides $603.9 million, an increase of $88.4 million, for our Capitol Police. It builds the force to a total of 2,112 sworn officers and 450 civilian members. And following the tragic death by suicide of Officer Howie Liebengood, it boosts support for wellness programs."
June 29, 2021 Statement
“I’ve included $603 million for the Capitol Police which is a $89.7 million increase above the FY 2021 bill. This provides with vital resources for training, recruitment, retention, and readiness efforts. This funding will provide for a total of 2,112 sworn officers."
June 29, 2021 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today approved allocations, known as 302(b)s, for its 12 subcommittees for fiscal year 2022 on a vote of 33 to 25.
June 29, 2021 Statement
“After decades of disinvestment and the devastation of the coronavirus pandemic, the American economy is seriously out of balance, favoring the wealthy and well connected and leaving working families behind. But we can reverse these trends. With our funding bills this year, we will invest in the American people: creating good-paying jobs, growing opportunity, and providing a lifeline to the middle class, working families, small businesses, and the vulnerable."
June 29, 2021 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2022 Homeland Security funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation funds agencies, offices, and programs in the Department of Homeland Security, including U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the U.S. Secret Service, the Transportation Security Administration, the Coast Guard and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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