Dear Friends--I wanted to provide you with a brief update on the current partial government shutdown. Last month, House Republicans acted to keep our government open by passing a bill to continue government funding and provide the full $5.7 billion the Department of Homeland Security deemed essential to secure our border.
WASHINGTON —Representatives Nita M. Lowey (D-NY-17) and Kay Granger (R-TX-12), incoming Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement on the acquittal of 43 NGO workers who had been prosecuted by the Egyptian government:
Recently, the House passed H.R. 6651, bipartisan legislation which extends the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) – the most successful U.S. assistance program since the Marshall Plan. It’s proof that in a divided age, we can still make progress that can change lives.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) announced that the North Central Texas Council of Governments will receive a $20,000,000 federal grant for the Alliance Texas/Haslet Accessibility Improvement Project to construct and extend multiple 4-lane highways. The funding comes through the U.S.
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-TX), Ranking Member-elect for the House Committee on Appropriations, announced today that Anne Marie Chotvacs will serve as the Staff Director for Republicans in the 116th Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12), the Chairwoman of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after being elected by members of the House Republican Conference to serve as Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee:
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: