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February 26, 2014 Press Release

The Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related programs will come to order.  

Today we will hear from the panel before us about a topic that is a high priority for this subcommittee – democracy promotion. 

February 20, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) announced today that the Fort Worth Fire Department is the recipient of a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) federal grant.

The Fort Worth Fire Department will receive $3,389,040.00. The grant can be used to increase or maintain the number of trained “front line” firefighters available in local communities.

January 31, 2014 Press Release

This week, Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) was appointed as the Vice Chairwoman of the Defense appropriations subcommittee. Her selection makes her the first woman ever appointed to this prestigious position.

January 28, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) released the following statement after President Obama delivered the State of the Union address.

“The State of the Union address is an opportunity for the President to set the tone for the year ahead. This address sets the tone for how he is going to interact with Congress and what we can accomplish together as a nation.

January 12, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) issued the following statement on the Implementation of the First Step Agreement on the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Nuclear Program.

"I continue to have very serious reservations about both the implementation and the underlying plans and their failure to completely dismantle Iran's nuclear program and capabilities.

December 13, 2013 Press Release

Last night, the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) recognized Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Representatives Kay Granger (R-TX) and Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) for their long-standing commitment to America’s global leadership through strong U.S. development and diplomacy programs.

December 5, 2013 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) introduced bipartisan legislation, The Monuments Men Recognition Act of 2013, H.R. 3658, to honor the famed “Monuments Men” of World War II with the Congressional Gold Medal. The Monuments Men and women helped locate famous works of art confiscated by the Nazis, and return them to their rightful owners.

November 13, 2013 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) released the following statement after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the initial Affordable Care Act enrollment numbers. Since October 1st, 2013, CMS announced that 106,185 Americans have enrolled.

October 24, 2013 Press Release

Representatives Kay Granger (R-TX) and Karen Bass (D-CA) today introduced the Children in Families First (CHIFF) Act.  Millions of children around the world are growing up in orphanages, on the streets, or in refugee camps while thousands of American families spend years navigating the bureaucratic adoption process in the U.S.  CHIFF would simplify this process for families who want to adopt in

October 23, 2013 Press Release

Congresswoman Kay Granger received the Kay Bailey Hutchison Leadership Award from the Texas Federation of Republican Women (TFRW) on October 18.  In recognition of her political leadership, the Congresswoman received the award at TFRW’s 29th biennial state convention last weekend.