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February 27, 2019 Press Release
"Congress needs your agency’s neutral expertise these days more than ever – with the complexity of Federal programs and tax policy threatening to overwhelm Congress’s capacity to perform adequate oversight."
February 27, 2019 Press Release
"Many of the vulnerabilities that existed in 2016, continue to persist across the country. Our election infrastructure remains outdated, low-tech, and nowhere near where it needs to be to prevent future intrusions."
February 27, 2019 Press Release
"This is not about administrative agencies going above and beyond to ensure the law is upheld. It is about senior officials in this administration turning suffering children and overwhelmed case workers into pawns in the administration’s immigration deterrence policies."
February 26, 2019 Press Release
“Given the vast majority—more than 87 percent—of hard narcotics enter through official U.S. ports of entry, I urge the Administration to reconsider its proposed plan and instead direct TFF Strategic Support funds where they will effectively support law enforcement efforts to shut down illicit drug trafficking.”
February 26, 2019 Press Release
"With CBO, Congress has its own independent source of cost estimates for legislation, assessments of the President’s budget proposals, and projections of the future path of spending, revenues and deficits. We need to protect and strengthen that capacity."
February 26, 2019 Press Release
"Mr. Secretary, you are currently leading an Agency that is facing some fairly significant changes that will fundamentally affect how veterans will receive care on a daily basis for years to come."
February 26, 2019 Press Release
"I have to note that your budget requests a sizeable increase -- +$98 million or 13.3 percent. We know that the increase is driven by several large project commitments, and we have to hope that we will get a generous enough 302(b) allocation to address them."
February 26, 2019 Press Release
"I have a strong suspicion that the current Administration will propose yet again to slash the CDFI Fund’s budget for the coming fiscal year. And once again, it will be up to Congress to weigh the funding options for this bipartisan program that plays such an important role in generating economic growth and opportunity in some of our nation’s most distressed communities."
February 26, 2019 Press Release
"The federal government must have the tools and resources it needs to study these changes, so we can prepare and respond accordingly. The CJS subcommittee leads the way in this effort."
February 26, 2019 Press Release
"While we have continued to hold annual public witness hearings for American Indian’s and Alaska Natives, this is the first public witness hearing dedicated to non-tribal programs held by this subcommittee since March of 2015."

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