Press Releases

June 21, 2022 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released its reports accompanying the fiscal year 2023 Defense and Legislative Branch appropriations bills and its fiscal year 2023 302(b) subcommittee allocations.
June 20, 2022 Press Release
Legislation lowers costs for working families, creates good-paying jobs, invests in clean energy, and rebuilds water infrastructure
"The 2023 Energy and Water funding bill meets so many of our most pressing energy, water infrastructure, and climate challenges while helping to lower energy costs."
June 20, 2022 Press Release
Legislation creates jobs, confronts climate change, supports infrastructure on tribal lands, and ensures access to safe drinking water
"All around the world, climate change is fueling conflicts over scarce resources, forcing families from their homes, and increasing human suffering. With this bill, House Democrats are confronting this crisis while creating good-paying American jobs.”
June 16, 2022 Press Release
Legislation grows opportunity, helps small business owners and middle class families get ahead
“By increasing resources for Internal Revenue Service, we are helping the agency provide better customer service and crack down on big corporations and the wealthy who are not paying their fair share in taxes.”
June 16, 2022 Press Release
Legislation provides funding to invest in smart, effective border security, meet humanitarian needs of migrants, and support programs proven to keep Americans safe
"From dramatic investments in our nation’s cyber infrastructure to prevent increasingly pervasive cyber-attacks to ensuring our Coast Guard has the tools it needs to protect our country from Russian aggression in the Arctic, this bill is key to bolstering our national security.”
June 15, 2022 Press Release
Legislation tackles hunger, lifts up farmers and rural communities, rebuilds public health and safety infrastructure, and confronts the climate crisis
"By building off the success of the 2022 spending bill, this bill has the power to ensure every consumer and our farmers, ranchers, and rural communities have the support they need and access to the safe, accessible, and resilient food supply they deserve.”
June 15, 2022 Press Release
Legislation protects our national security, upholds our commitments to servicemembers, veterans, and their families, and rebuilds our infrastructure. For the first time ever, spending bill separates VA Medical Care into its own funding category to better meet the needs of our veterans.
"With increased support for the Veterans Benefits Administration to address disability compensation claims and funding to address longstanding construction issues in VA and military facilities and housing, we are continuing our important work to improve the quality of life for our veterans, military, and their families.”
June 15, 2022 Press Release
Legislation supports the Capitol Police, protects the U.S. Capitol, and strengthens the capacity of the Congress to serve our communities
"A strong and well-functioning Legislative Branch is essential to our democracy.”
June 15, 2022 Press Release
Legislation grows opportunity, helps small business owners and middle class families get ahead
“I am also particularly proud of strong funding increases to help underserved entrepreneurs and small businesses access capital and contracting opportunities. With these resources and funding to protect the integrity of our elections, we are safeguarding our democracy, growing our economy, and investing in the programs that matter most to working families.”
June 15, 2022 Press Release
Legislation helps Ukraine defend its democracy, protects national security, and confronts the climate crisis
“With democracy under attack in Ukraine, it is critical that our Department of Defense and intelligence agencies have the resources requested by the Secretary of Defense to support our allies, protect our national security, maintain a strong industrial base to support good paying jobs, and counter rising threats."

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