Statements

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."
June 28, 2022 Statement
“The Commerce, Justice, Science appropriations we put forward for fiscal year 2023 will help build a safer, more just, bolder, more prosperous, and more competitive America."
June 28, 2022 Statement
“By harnessing the power of clean energy sources such as hydrogen, solar, nuclear, wind, hydropower, and biomass – as well as strengthening energy conservation through efficient building materials and conservation strategies – we will lower costs, create good-paying jobs, and sustain life on Earth."
June 28, 2022 Statement
“I am so proud of the bill before us. The bill strengthens our commitment to advancing our energy security and our national security and to rebuilding our crumbling water infrastructure. As we know well, this bill reaches every corner of our nation, and its impact will be profound."
June 27, 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."
June 24, 2022 Statement
“The bill includes $13.6 billion for the IRS, an increase of $1 billion above fiscal year 2022 and continues restoring the IRS from draconian cuts this agency has suffered for over almost a decade. This investment will support more effective and efficient enforcement activities that address taxpayers in all tax brackets. This funding will also support better customer service by reducing wait times and increasing assistance to people trying to pay their taxes."
June 24, 2022 Statement
"I’m proud of this bill. The investments within it strengthen our commitment to making government work for American’s working-class families."
June 24, 2022 Statement
"I reject the false dichotomy that we must leave our values at the door as we look to protect our nation and strengthen our security. DHS plays a critical role in keeping our nation safe and we must support and strengthen these efforts while respecting the dignity of those who reach our borders and ensuring they receive due process under the law."
June 24, 2022 Statement
“The Homeland jurisdiction includes some of the most controversial issues this Committee faces. That makes it even more important for the Subcommittee to work collegially. As a founding member of the Subcommittee, I believe we have done that relatively well over the years, and I very much appreciate the contributions of the Ranking Member and all the members of the subcommittee to maintaining that approach."

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