Statement : Financial Services and General Government

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."
July 16, 2021 Statement
"The strength of the bills that we have considered and the quality, the tenor, of the debate was outstanding, it reminds us all and it should remind us all that this is the best committee in the House of Representatives and, in fact, our work is at the center of the government and it doesn’t go forward without us."
June 29, 2021 Statement
“For far too long, the American economy has catered to the very rich and corporate interests – and left the middle class, small businesses, and the vulnerable behind. That is why I am so proud that this bill takes important steps to get our nation back on track, creating good-paying jobs, growing opportunity, and protecting the middle class and the vulnerable, indeed, leveling the playing field in the face of big corporations too prone to predatory practices."
June 29, 2021 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."
June 29, 2021 Statement
“After decades of disinvestment and the devastation of the coronavirus pandemic, the American economy is seriously out of balance, favoring the wealthy and well connected and leaving working families behind. But we can reverse these trends. With our funding bills this year, we will invest in the American people: creating good-paying jobs, growing opportunity, and providing a lifeline to the middle class, working families, small businesses, and the vulnerable."
June 24, 2021 Statement
"These investments will make a real difference in the lives and livelihoods of the middle class and in the life of our democracy. I look forward to continuing to work with all of you as we move to full committee consideration and I urge your support for this important legislation."
June 24, 2021 Statement
"I am also very pleased with the many ways in which this bill stands to improve the lives of the American public, whether by improving their tax filing experience, protecting their financial investments, promoting small business creation, and combating drug trafficking and the climate crisis I could go on and on."
June 9, 2021 Statement
"Like the Appropriations Committee, the work of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) touches every aspect of our daily lives. By distributing funding to the programs and services that need it most, OMB encourages jobs, businesses, communities, opportunities, and our nation to grow."
June 9, 2021 Statement
"This year, the new leadership team is placing a priority on supporting and expanding the OMB career staff. The agency is asking for $121.9 million in fiscal year ‘22, a 14.3% increase over fiscal year ‘21, to help rebuild the agency’s expertise and morale."

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