Press Releases

February 13, 2019 Press Release
"A recent USA Today and Boston Globe investigation found disturbing cases of substandard care at VA nursing homes, and unsettling efforts to keep those assessments quiet. I will work closely with our veteran support groups to address these issues."
February 13, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, held a public oversight hearing to explore the successes, challenges, and innovations of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). Committee members heard from weatherization experts at the local, state, and federal levels.

February 12, 2019 Press Release

Congressman David Price (D-NC), Chair of the Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcomittee, delivered the following remarks at the Subcommittee's hearing on "The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Management of Housing Contracts During the Shutdown":

February 7, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, held a public hearing to examine and stress the importance of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) investment in energy innovation.
February 7, 2019 Press Release
This hearing is a great opportunity to identify areas where we can do more to help those who protect us and defend this Nation. It is vital we pay heed to their well-being and guarantee their optimal readiness.
February 7, 2019 Press Release
Energy is essential to sustaining life on earth, to driving our economy and the millions of jobs associated with it, and to assuring our freedom. We begin our work this Congress by looking at how much energy out nation produces and consumes currently, how that has changed over the last five decades, and what prospects look like for the future.
February 6, 2019 Press Release
Decision comes after hearing on The Power of the Purse: A Review of Agency Spending Restrictions During a Shutdown
Accountability matters – that’s why, along with my authorizing counterpart Rep. Raúl Grijalva, we are requesting the Government Accountability Office issue a formal opinion on the use of FLREA fees to pay for national parks operations during the shutdown. If this administration misused these funds and violated appropriations law, the American public deserves to know.
February 6, 2019 Press Release
This is an oversight hearing. This subcommittee is going to review the impact of the administration’s policies on the Affordable Care Act, specifically with regards to affordability, the increasing number of uninsured, and the quality of the benefits available to people.
February 6, 2019 Press Release
As Members of the Appropriations Committee, we are charged with taking the lead in safeguarding that authority for all our colleagues. Ironically, the recent government shutdown has caused us to review the laws governing the use of taxpayer dollars and to reexamine what’s permissible and what’s not.
February 1, 2019 Press Release
Subcommittee Releases Instructions for Submitting Requests to Testify
The Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies will hold public witness hearings on Tuesday, February 26 for non-tribal programs, and March 6 and 7 for tribal programs.

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