Statements

July 18, 2022 Statement
“The jurisdiction of the agriculture bill is far-reaching and touches the lives of every citizen. Every year, we strive to make key investments to strength our farming and rural communities and to support our vulnerable populations. This year is no different, and I am proud of this bill.”
July 18, 2022 Statement
“The 2023 Energy and Water bill takes a significant step forward to secure American energy independence, rebuild critical infrastructure, foster scientific innovation, and sustain life on Earth. The bill invests resources in and addresses challenges faced by each of the regions we have the honor of representing.”
June 30, 2022 Statement
"I am so proud of these investments. As I have said before, with these allocations in total that track to the deeming resolution the House passed earlier this month, we secure transformative federal investments that help fight inflation, lower the cost of living, create jobs, and support working families."
June 30, 2022 Statement
"The goals of the programs funded in the Transportation-Housing and Urban Development bill that we consider today are critical: they ensure every American has access to reliable and efficient transportation and a safe and affordable place to call home."
June 30, 2022 Statement
"I am very pleased with how this bill will improve the lives of countless individuals across the country. We are taking action to expand safe and affordable housing and build equitable transportation networks throughout the nation."
June 30, 2022 Statement
"I am proud of the bill, which builds on the investments we made in  2022. We know that Americans are looking for a lifeline – that pay is not keeping up with inflation, hardworking Americans live paycheck to paycheck, women are having trouble reentering the workforce because they struggle to find good childcare, and good employment and education opportunities for people, they often feel unattainable for so many. And this bill gives them the lifeline they are looking for."
June 29, 2022 Statement
"This bill is so central to everything we hold dear. We ensure a safe and healthy planet. We commit to strengthening the Native communities whose treatment stands as a stain on our history. We preserve our culture and environment. And in the process, we support American workers and the middle class by creating a better, greener, and more revitalized economy."
June 29, 2022 Statement
"I am proud that this bill makes America and the world safer, healthier, and more habitable. With investments in development, diplomacy, and humanitarian efforts, we ensure we are better equipped to handle the crises of the future."
June 29, 2022 Statement
"The resources provided through this bill to diplomatic, development, and humanitarian efforts enables the United States to be on the front lines every single day working to save lives, promote stability, and increase engagement with people around our interconnected world."
June 28, 2022 Statement
"This is a good bill which works to keep our communities safe while working to help Americans all over the country gain greater opportunity."

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