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November 14, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) today issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):

“I congratulate the authorizers on the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act which will establish policies for the Department of Defense.

October 26, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) today issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a final budget resolution:

October 13, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Kay Granger issued the following statement on on the Trump Administration’s Iran strategy:

October 12, 2017 Press Release

After a late night meeting with leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives, and consulting with Governor Abbott, members of the Texas delegation have identified nearly $15 billion of emergency funding for Texas to be included in the emergency disaster funding bill expected to be voted on later today in the House.

September 5, 2017 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The establishment of DACA under President Obama was a clear example of the Executive Branch going around Congress to create a law.  Now is the time for Congress to work together to find consensus on a permanent legislative solution.

 

September 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Harvey caused unprecedented devastation and hundreds of thousands of people are suffering. That is why today we are announcing that the House Appropriations Committee released an assistance package to provide disaster relief and recovery funding urgently needed by the individuals, families and communities who were in Harvey’s path.

August 22, 2017 Press Release
“I wholeheartedly support the President’s decision to follow Defense Secretary James Mattis’ recommendation to increase troop levels in Afghanistan. This modest increase will allow us to provide better support to the Afghan security forces and ensure we continue to have a strong ally in the fight against terrorism. In addition, it is important that Pakistan is working with us to deny terrorists a safe haven.”
August 17, 2017 Press Release
"The recent events in Charlottesville are abhorrent and are not representative of the core values and morals of the United States. As a nation, we can have a civil debate over the differences in our beliefs, but we must condemn white supremacist groups like the KKK and neo-Nazis that promote bigotry, antisemitism, racism, and violence. Freedom and liberty are the foundations of this country, and therefore it is incumbent upon us as Americans to take a stand against such despicable acts of hatred." - Congresswoman Kay Granger, Co-Chair of the bipartisan Anti-Semitism Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives.
August 7, 2017 Press Release
Human trafficking isn’t something we think of as being a major problem in America, but the truth is that no part of the country is immune, including our corner of North Texas. My latest opinion piece in Sunday's Star-Telegram talks about what Congress is doing to end human trafficking with tougher penalties for sex traffickers and increased support for victims, and how local Fort Worth leaders are responding to the challenge and helping protect our most vulnerable.
July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Kay Granger (R-Texas) today applauded the passage of the $658 billion Defense Appropriations bill as a major step toward the rebuilding and modernization of the military. 

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