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June 24, 2014 Press Release

On Tuesday, Speaker John Boehner announced the formation of a Member-level working group to address the national security and humanitarian crisis occurring at the southern border. The Speaker has asked Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) to lead this effort.

June 24, 2014 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12), Chairwoman of the House State and Foreign Operations Appropriations subcommittee, offered an amendment during the full committee markup of the FY 2015 State and Foreign Operations bill to provide a significant boost in the resources available to the United States to help stop the flow of unaccompanied alien children (UAC) crossing the southern border of

June 24, 2014 Press Release

I thank the Chairman for yielding and for his leadership on so many issues in the State and Foreign Operations bill. I also want to thank Mrs. Lowey for her dedication to the subcommittee. We work closely together to try to find solutions our Members can support.

We have many amendments to consider today, so I will just give a few brief highlights of this year’s bill.  

June 17, 2014 Press Release

I would like to welcome all of the Subcommittee Members to the markup of the fiscal year 2015 bill and report for the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs.  

June 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, the House Committee on Appropriations voted to approve the FY 15 Defense Appropriations Bill, clearing the way for the full House of Representatives to vote on the defense measure in the coming weeks.

June 10, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday evening, President Barack Obama signed Congresswoman Kay Granger’s (TX-12) Monuments Men Recognition Act into law officially awarding the Monuments Men of World War II with the Congressional Gold Medal; Congress’ highest recognition for distinguished achievements and contributions.

June 2, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12), Chairman of the House State and Foreign Operations Appropriations subcommittee, released the following statement regarding the announcement that President Mahmoud Abbas swore in a new Palestinian government on Monday.

May 29, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) issued the following statement after the release of the interim Inspector General Report regarding the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System.

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May 22, 2014 Press Release

A bipartisan amendment, led by Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Kay Granger (R-TX), that strengthens the ban on Defense Department (DOD) contracts with Rosoboronexport, was included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by Congress today. DeLauro and Granger have led congressional opposition to DOD’s relationship with Rosoboronexport, the Russian state arms dealer.

May 19, 2014 Press Release

Today, the House of Representatives voted to approve Congresswoman Kay Granger’s (TX-12) Monuments Men Recognition Act, H.R. 3658. The bipartisan legislation will award the World War II unit known as the Monuments Men with the Congressional Gold Medal, Congress’ highest recognition for distinguished achievements and contributions.

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