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July 17, 2017 Press Release

The Transportation-HUD bill breaks repeated promises from the Administration and the majority to invest in our nation’s infrastructure.  Slashing Capital Investment grants, TIGER grants, HOME Investment Partnerships, and Community Development Block Grants will eliminate jobs and hurt communities around the country.  We should be investing more - not less - in job creation and

July 13, 2017 Press Release

Thank you, Chairman Rogers and our full committee chairman, Mr. Frelingyhusen.  I appreciate your efforts to include many of my and my colleagues’ priorities in the bill. 

 

July 13, 2017 Press Release

Appropriations Democrats today introduced an amendment to the 2018 Commerce Justice Science Appropriations bill to prohibit use of funds to “obstruct, hinder, frustrate, impede, or prevent any investigative work” conducted by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller. 

July 13, 2017 Press Release

The 2018 Financial Services & General Government Appropriations bill embodies the worst of the policy priorities of the Republican majority.  It would repeal Dodd-Frank consumer financial protections, undermine the Affordable Care Act, restrict women’s access to legal health services, meddle in the District of Columbia’s internal affairs, and diminish federal assistance t

July 13, 2017 Press Release

The 2018 CJS Appropriations bill fails to fund priorities critical to communities, including the COPS hiring program, economic development investments, legal representation for low-income Americans, and climate research, while including divisive riders relating to firearms and U.S. policy toward Cuba.

July 12, 2017 Press Release

Mr. Chairman, I am pleased we are here today and I appreciate your efforts to bring the Labor-HHS bill to markup for the third consecutive year—we are on a roll. I am looking forward to full committee markup next week.

 

July 12, 2017 Press Release

I’d like to acknowledge Chairman Cole, Ranking Member DeLauro, and Chairman Frelinghuysen for their work on this bill.

 

July 12, 2017 Press Release

Thank you, Chairman Calvert, Ranking Member McCollum, and Chairman Frelinghuysen for your work on this bill.

 

July 12, 2017 Press Release

Thank you, Chairman Carter, Ranking Member Roybal-Allard, and Chairman Rogers for holding this markup today.

 

July 12, 2017 Press Release

I would like to thank the Chairman and his staff for their collaboration on a very successful FY 2017 Omnibus. Just two months ago we were able to come together and pass a bipartisan appropriations bill that stripped out dozens of riders and provided vital funding for the important agencies under this subcommittee’s purview.

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