Statement : Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies

July 19, 2022 Statement
“This bill will strengthen the foundational components that underpin every aspect of our nation, and it represents a strategic investment in America’s future.”
July 19, 2022 Statement
"When taken together, this package meets the moment at a time when so many want to see critical changes in our priorities. It reaches every corner of our nation to give hard working Americans, the middle class, and the vulnerable a better shot."
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 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 21, 2022 Statement
"This bill strengthens our economy and supports the workers too often left behind. We will create tens of thousands of good-paying jobs in communities across the country as we deploy clean energy technologies and support economic and community development and job training opportunities."
June 21, 2022 Statement
"This legislation meets the needs of the current moment and propels American energy independence and our nation’s security forward. Our bill continues the intensive focus on diversifying energy sources and managing precious water resources to sustain life on Earth."
May 25, 2022 Statement
"We look forward to hearing from our attendees about your priorities, including federal programs of importance to your Districts."
May 11, 2022 Statement
"America simply cannot afford to get this wrong. I venture to say that every Member of this subcommittee is committed to working with you to achieve a balanced, prioritized NNSA workload that meets America’s national security needs."
April 28, 2022 Statement
“This budget request proposes necessary investments to continue innovations that will further push the energy revolution, keep the U.S. as a global leader, and reduce the influence of foreign energy sources."