WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12), the Chairwoman of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after the Republican Steering Committee voted to elect her as the next GOP leader on the House Appropriations Committee:
Thanks to Republican control, this was a “get it done” Congress. Since last January, we’ve passed historic tax reform, provided massive regulatory relief for businesses, and boosted our military with the biggest increase in funding in more than 15 years.
But our record of success is much lengthier than that. Here are some of the highlights:
FORT WORTH, TX – Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12), the Chairwoman of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement on the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael:
Every few years, Congress has to pass legislation to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the government agency responsible for everything from overseeing the safety of the national airspace to providing grants for critical infrastructure needs at airports.
Human trafficking has become a major problem in America, with adults and young people forced into prostitution and unpaid labor in our own backyard at an alarming rate.
Nearly 3,000 Texans died of an opioid overdose in 2016. The opioid crisis is wreaking havoc on families and communities all across America. Hundreds of thousands of American lives have been cut short by prescription drug abuse. That is why I’ve made combating this crisis a top priority.
FORT WORTH, TX – “Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers once again strongly affirmed its commitment to the Trinity River Vision flood control project and acknowledged that it is authorized for federal funding in this coming year's 2019 Energy and Water Development Act.