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March 1, 2016 Press Release

Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding this hearing on a set of programs that tap into one of our best attributes as a nation. National service is a core American value. It makes this country exceptional. Service provides an unparalleled richness for those that participate, and gives citizens the greatest potential to change the face of the communities they serve.

 

February 25, 2016 Press Release

I’d like to thank the Chairman and Ranking Member for holding this hearing.  To our distinguished FBI Director Comey, who has served this country through multiple Presidents and parties, I welcome you and thank you for your service.

February 25, 2016 Press Release

Thank you, Chairman Cole and Ranking Member DeLauro, for holding this hearing.  Secretary Burwell, on what may be your last occasion to testify before the House Appropriations Committee, I thank you for your service, first as Director of OMB and now as Secretary of Health and Human Services. 

February 25, 2016 Press Release

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Madam Secretary, welcome back to the Labor-HHS subcommittee. It has been exactly one year to the day since your last appearance here. I want to express my gratitude for the work you and your Department do.

First let me start by thanking Chairman Cole. Together, we were able to make many great investments in the Labor Health and Human Services bill last year.

February 25, 2016 Press Release

Thank you very much, Chairman Frelinghuysen.  I appreciate you holding this hearing and look forward to working with you to craft the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Defense Bill.  

February 24, 2016 Press Release

Secretary Kerry, it’s a pleasure to welcome you before our Subcommittee.  Since you were sworn into office, the world has witnessed unprecedented levels of turmoil, requiring strong U.S. leadership on many fronts.

Chief among them is the Middle East. 

February 24, 2016 Press Release

Thank you, Chairman Diaz-Balart and Ranking Member Pricefor holding this hearing. I would like to welcome Secretary Foxx before the Subcommittee today, and thank you for your service to the country.  

Last fall, Republicans and Democrats joined together to pass abipartisan budget agreement that set the discretionary spending level for Fiscal Year 2017.  

February 24, 2016 Press Release

Thank you, Chairman Diaz-Balart and Ranking Member Pricefor holding this hearing. I would like to welcome Secretary Foxx before the Subcommittee today, and thank you for your service to the country.  

Last fall, Republicans and Democrats joined together to pass abipartisan budget agreement that set the discretionary spending level for Fiscal Year 2017.  

February 24, 2016 Press Release

Thank you Chairman Crenshaw. I would like to join you in welcoming Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, to this hearing.

February 11, 2016 Press Release

Thank you Mr. Chairman.  This is our first subcommittee hearing of the year, and I look forward to working with you once again.  We have a number of important hearings planned, including with some folks who our friends on the Budget Committee don’t feel like meeting with, so I look forward to moving forward with our process.

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