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October 3, 2018 Press Release

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.

September 26, 2018 Press Release
Legislation marks the first time in many years that the Pentagon will be funded on time, includes largest pay raise in nine years for our troops

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12), the Chairwoman of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement after the House’s passage of the final bipartisan agreement reached on H.R. 6157, which includes funding for the Department of Defense.”

September 26, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12), the Chairwoman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee joined this morning’s House Republican Leadership press conference to highlight how our military is stronger and Better Off Now. Thanks to Republican policies, we are rebuilding our military and ensuring that our troops have the resources they need to be effective.

August 26, 2018 Press Release
FORT WORTH, TX – Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) issued the following statement on the passing of Sen. John McCain: “John McCain was one of the toughest men I knew. With his passing, we have lost a true hero and a patriot. I had the privilege to serve with Senator McCain on the International Republican Institute (IRI) board of directors and witnessed firsthand his dedication to freedom at home and abroad. I was particularly grateful to his commitment to advance the cause of women’s rights. I send my heartfelt sympathies and prayers to Cindy and the entire McCain family at this difficult time.”
August 23, 2018 Press Release
Granger meets with Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark Esper to Tour Trinity River Vision Project
FORT WORTH, TX – Secretary of the Army, Dr. Mark T. Esper, toured the Fort Worth Trinity River Vision Project on Thursday afternoon. Accompanied by Congresswoman Kay Granger, Secretary Esper visited the offices of the Trinity River Vision Authority where he was able to tour the Education Center and receive a briefing on the history of the devastating flooding Fort Worth has experienced and progress of the project. Afterwards, he got a first-hand look at all the construction underway on this critical flood protection project. "It was extremely important to have Secretary Esper visit Fort Worth to tour the Trinity River Vision Project," said Rep. Granger. "I have advocated and supported this critical flood control project for years and would encourage any Washington D.C. leadership to come see the exciting progress happening in Fort Worth."
July 27, 2018 Press Release
$180 Million in Infrastructure Grants Will Fund Two Major Taxiway Complexes at DFW

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Today, Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) took part in a federal aviation grant announcement at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, along with U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, U.S. Senator John Cornyn, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, and others.

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July 6, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) took part in a Congressional diplomatic delegation that met with Russian government officials this week in Russia. Congresswoman Granger issued the following statement after the meetings:

“I was honored to take part in the Congressional delegation led by Senator Richard Shelby and joined by U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman. 

June 29, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12), the Chairwoman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted 359-49 yesterday in support of her bill, Department of Defense Appropriations Act (H.R. 6157):

June 27, 2018 Press Release

Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12), the Chairwoman of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of her bill, H.R. 6157 – Department of Defense Appropriations Act: 

Mr. Chairman, I yield myself such time as I may consume.

June 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) released the following statement regarding family separations at the United States/Mexico border:

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