Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on the House Republican majority’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget resolution:
“Good morning, Director Saldaña, and welcome to this morning’s hearing.
Secretary Lew, I join Chairwoman Granger in welcoming you here today, and I thank you for your service to our country.
“Director Clancy, welcome to this morning’s hearing.
“I know the past few years have been challenging for the Secret Service, but I am very hopeful that you have now turned a corner on putting the agency back on the right track.
Thank you Mr. Chairman. I would like to join you in welcoming Chairman Wheeler and Commissioner Pai back before the subcommittee. This is the 3rd year we have had this dynamic duo before our subcommittee, and I’m sure we will continue to have a stimulating discussion on the many issues facing the Federal Communications Commission.
Thank you, Mr. Chairman. And thank you for holding this important hearing this morning on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s 2017 budget request.
Thank you Mr. Chairman. I would like to join you in welcoming the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Julian Castro.
Thank you Mr. Chairman and welcome Mr. Secretary.
I would like to thank Chairman Dent and Ranking Member Bishop for holding this important hearing, and welcome Secretary McDonald and all of our distinguished guests this afternoon.