Statements

July 27, 2021 Statement
“I believe we should all be enormously proud of this bill. This legislation will do a substantial amount of good for the American people.”
July 27, 2021 Statement
“This bill sustains life on earth by providing critical funding for water infrastructure, clean energy, and a credible nuclear deterrent, all while supporting the creation of good-paying jobs in every region of our country.”
July 27, 2021 Statement
"After decades of disinvestment and the devastation of the pandemic, the time is now to reinvest in the American people. The time is now to create jobs, grow opportunity, and support our nation’s most vulnerable. The time is now to meet the moral test of government."
July 27, 2021 Statement
“This bill makes a substantial investment in expanding recruitment and retention of staff, prioritizing funding to expand diversity and inclusion Campus wide, and funding needed investment to support the day-to-day operations of the House.”
July 27, 2021 Statement
“I’m very proud that the bill and report before you today provide much-needed investments in the health and safety of our global community and in improving the lives and livelihoods of millions of people around the world.”
July 26, 2021 Statement
"The bill addresses three key priorities. First, it provides nearly $400 million in investments to ensure equitable participation in USDA programs. Second, the bill provides nearly $350 million to address the impacts of climate change. And third, it fully funds federal pay costs and it rebuilds the leadership offices at USDA that were decimated over the past several years."
July 26, 2021 Statement
“This year’s T-HUD bill makes forward-looking investments in our housing and transportation infrastructure, while boosting safety and protecting vulnerable populations. It will benefit communities across America and lays the foundation for economic growth and recovery."
July 26, 2021 Statement
“This bill invests in the programs that improve our military readiness and honor the Veterans who have given so much through their service to our nation.”
July 26, 2021 Statement
“I’m proud this bill makes long-overdue investments to care for our planet, fight the climate emergency, and meet our trust obligations to tribal nations. The bill prioritizes the protection and preservation of our landscapes and biodiversity.”
July 26, 2021 Statement
"Notably, the bill includes $330 million for Community Development Financial Institutions, which is $60 million above the fiscal year 2021 level to provide critical resources to underserved communities."

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