Statement : Financial Services and General Government

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 16, 2022 Statement
"The federal investments in the Financial Services and General Government bill are varied and their impact is vast, including some of the programs most important to working and middle-class families."
June 16, 2022 Statement
"The agencies and programs under the jurisdiction of the Financial Services and General Government subcommittee are uniquely varied. Each one plays an important role in the functioning of our government, whether in terms of core services or in relation to government responsiveness, transparency, and efficiency."
May 18, 2022 Statement
"Our time today provides us with an opportunity to focus on how we can work together to fulfill the IRS’s mission to provide American taxpayers with top quality service and enforcing tax laws with integrity and fairness for all."
May 18, 2022 Statement
"We look forward to discussing how the FTC will use these funds effectively to support its consumer protection and competition work – including important initiatives that I have long supported like increasing consumer rights to repair the things that they own."
May 17, 2022 Statement
"We look forward to a robust discussion about how these funding increases will be used to benefit the public, including combating the inflation that is hitting so many Americans right in their checkbooks."
May 12, 2022 Statement
"From my years in the courtroom, I truly believe a well-functioning Federal court system is a key pillar of our democracy and is fundamental to ensuring that the Constitutional rights of all Americans are protected."
July 27, 2021 Statement
"The bill recommends $29 billion. This is an increase of $4.8 billion above the comparable fiscal year 2021 level."
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."