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.
The summer is almost over and it has been a busy August. I attended a number of meetings and community events in the past few weeks, and have met with many of you who requested meetings with me.
One of the biggest problems in politics today is that we sometimes jump to conclusions without hearing out the other person.
I was recently asked about political violence in this country. I responded that there has been political violence on both sides … because this is a fact.
BY KAY GRANGER
Originally published in the Star-Telegram on Aug. 4, 2017
Before heading home for the August work period, the House voted to fund national security priorities, including money for Department of Defense equipment, personnel, and infrastructure, nuclear defense, care for our veterans, and security in and around the U.S. Capitol.
Congress has until Sept. 30 to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program, which provides affordable protection for many family homes in North Texas. Reform efforts in the House would rein in spending and protect the long-term viability of the program.