Press Releases

March 26, 2019 Press Release
"The President’s budget request harms America’s energy future, our competitiveness, our consumers, and our economy. Mr. Secretary, just when I think I can no longer be surprised by this Administration, this budget request hits a new low."
March 26, 2019 Press Release
"In short, NSF helps our economy grow, sustains our economic competitiveness, and enables us to remain the world leader in innovation. We will continue to work in a bipartisan manner to ensure that it is well funded."
March 25, 2019 Press Release
“As Americans, we should not pick and choose who to help in times of need. We stand ready to support a disaster package that addresses the needs of all disaster victims. Anything short of that will not pass the House.”
March 25, 2019 Press Release
"Congressman José Serrano is a distinguished leader and a dear friend. When he retires at the end of his term, he will be missed both in the New York delegation and on the Appropriations Committee."
March 13, 2019 Press Release
"It is the obligation of this subcommittee to ensure that the middle class, working families and low-income families are not harmed by reckless cuts. We will reject these cuts to health programs, medical research, public health, home heating assistance, and so many others; instead, we are going to invest in health, education, and protections for the middle class."
March 13, 2019 Press Release
"As you know, election security has been a major focus of this subcommittee, and for the second year in a row, we have supported significant increases to your budget to address these vulnerabilities to ensure that our election system is secure and reliable."
March 13, 2019 Press Release
"The fiscal year 2020 budget request is $207 million, a $15 million increase over the fiscal year 2019 enacted level. However, given the wide range of new initiatives and significant challenges facing VA and our veterans, I am concerned if this funding is adequate for the effective oversight to successfully combat waste, fraud, and abuse within the Department and ensure that taxpayer’s dollars are being well spent."
March 13, 2019 Press Release
"This Administration’s aversion to the scientific reality of climate change should not impede sensible efforts to encourage resiliency and strengthen our local communities."
March 13, 2019 Press Release
"First and foremost, is whether the interests of the American taxpayer are being put first – where they belong – or whether the personal financial interests of President Trump are taking precedence when GSA is making real estate and procurement decisions."
March 13, 2019 Press Release
"Gun crimes happen all over our nation, and not a day goes by without a firearms-related death. This violence has a serious impact on our neighborhoods, not only the serious physical and emotional impact on families, but also the psychological impact on the broader community at large. Two weeks ago, the House took a step forward in addressing this epidemic. I look forward to working with the agencies here today to determine what steps we can take next."

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