Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies

1036 Longworth House Office Building
(202) 225-3481
Ranking Member: Rep. Mike Simpson, Idaho

Recent Activity

Jul 26, 2021 Article

Thank you, Chairman McGovern and Ranking Member Cole, for allowing me to testify on H.R. 4502, a package of seven fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills.

I wish the circumstances were different and I were here speaking in favor of this important piece of legislation.  

Jul 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the full committee met to consider the fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills for the subcommittees on Energy and Water Development and Transportation and Housing and Urban Development. The committee also considered technical changes to the subcommittee allocations, known as 302(b)s.

Jul 16, 2021 Article

Madam Chair, thank you for yielding.

The revised spending allocations presented today contain only technical corrections to the initial allocations, which were adopted on a party-line vote two weeks ago. 

Because there are no substantive changes from the initial allocations, I must once again oppose them. 

Jul 16, 2021 Article

Thank you, Madam Chair, for yielding.

First, I want to recognize Chairwoman Kaptur and Ranking Member Simpson for their work on putting this Energy and Water Development bill together. 

As a result of their work, this bill addresses the priorities of Members on both sides of the aisle and does many good things for the American people.

Jul 12, 2021 Article

Madam Chair, I thank you for bringing forward the Fiscal Year 2022 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies appropriations bill today. 

I also want to thank the ranking member, Mr. Simpson, for his leadership on this subcommittee.

Jun 29, 2021 Article

Madam Chair, thank you for yielding.

These spending allocations will increase discretionary spending by hundreds of billions of dollars to an all-time high of $1.5 trillion.

This nearly 9% increase above fiscal year 2021 comes at a time of record-high deficits and debt:

May 3, 2021 Hearing