It has been a tense week on Capitol Hill. The shocking shooting early Wednesday morning of five people at a park within a few miles of the Capitol was an ugly reminder of how overheated our nation’s political environment has become.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Kay Granger (R-Texas), chairwoman of the House Defense Appropriations panel, today said President Trump's budget request for the Pentagon falls short of what's needed to ensure military readiness and said mandatory spending caps imposed by the Budget Control Act of 2011 must be removed.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, chairwoman of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, delivered the following opening statement at this morning’s hearing on the Department of Defense’s fiscal year 2018 budget request:
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, today issued the following statement on the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La, a congressional staffer, and two Capitol Police officers this morning at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia:
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-Texas) welcomed House passage of legislation to assist religious minorities in Iraq and Syria that have been victims of genocide by Islamic State forces.
Every day, millions of children all over the world are living without families. The United Nations Children’s Fund estimates that 13 million children across the globe have lost both parents, and as many as 8 million children are living in institutional care.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-TX) today released the following statement on the White House budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Kay Granger (Texas) and Brenda Lawrence (Mich.) along with Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.) yesterday introduced the Vulnerable Children and Families Act. The measure would help more children living without families or in institutional care find permanent homes by enhancing U.S.
Last year more than 100 police officers were killed in the line of duty. Those were men and women who put themselves in harm’s way to protect the rest of us. We see them dressed in their official uniforms as figures of authority, but we must remember that they are also mothers and fathers, sons and daughters, brothers and sisters.
The number one concern of people in the 12th District is the future of the American health care system. This is a primary concern of mine, and why I wanted to give you more information on what is happening now in Washington.