WASHINGTON—Today in Washington, top officials testified to their strong commitment for the Fort Worth Central City Flood Control Project. R.D. James, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Civil Works, stated "I very strongly support the project.” James further added "It is a good project.”
Washington D.C.--- Yesterday, Rep. Granger participated in the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) roundtable on bi-partisanship with Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) and released the following statement.
WASHINGTON – Today, the top Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Kay Granger, issued the following statement on the conclusion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report.
Dear Friends—There is a fight brewing in the House of Representatives, and it is not between Republicans and Democrats.
Just last week, House Democrats were at odds with one another over calling out blatant anti-Semitism in their ranks. It exposed the blaring hypocrisy they have over how such an important issue is treated.
The last time two women led a House committee, the year was 1977 and the panel was the Select Committee on the House Beauty Shop.
Forty-two years later, another female duo is in control.
This time it's one of the most powerful committees in Congress -- the House Appropriations Committee -- which is at the center of congressional power and spending.
When it became clear that Representative Nita M. Lowey, Democrat of New York, would lead the House Appropriations Committee, she received a cherrywood gavel, her name and new title engraved in silver.
It was a gift from Representative Kay Granger, Republican of Texas, a longtime committee colleague.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12), top Republican on the House Appropriations Committee and member of the Homeland Security Conference Committee, issued the following statement following the State of the Union Address:
Dear Friends—Following President Trump’s announcement to reopen the government until February 15, a committee of appointed Republican and Democratic lawmakers from both the House and Senate — known as a conference committee — immediately formed to find a solution to secure our border and keep our government open.
Dear Friends— This past Saturday, President Trump appealed directly to the American people with a bipartisan plan that would end the month-long government shutdown. While not perfect, this plan provides immediate assistance to our southern border, legal certainty for hundreds of thousands of DACA and Temporary Protected Status recipients, and more importantly, allows federal workers to return