More than 11 million Americans suffer from severe mental illness. Those who suffer are most likely to become incarcerated and homeless, creating further challenges for them, their families and society down the road.
House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, along with Senate Appropriations Chairman Thad Cochran and other senior members of the House and Senate committees, today sent a joint letter to President Obama urging White House action on Zika funding.
Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I want to begin by noting your continued support for the State-Foreign Operations bill. Our allocation of $52 billion has allowed us to produce a good bill that addresses many bipartisan priorities.
I also want to thank my friend, Mrs. Lowey, for her dedication to this Subcommittee.
Congresswoman Kay Granger issued the following statement on the shooting of police officers in Dallas yesterday.
Chairwoman Kay Granger presented the following opening statement at the Subcommittee markup of the Fiscal Year 2017 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill. The bill was reported without opposition to the full Appropriations Committee:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kay Granger issued the following statement on Senate Democrats’ voting against the House measure to provide $1.1 billion to stop the spread of the Zika virus and improve mosquito control measures to protect Americans.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kay Granger Friday joined Governor Greg Abbott (R-TX), and 23 members of the Texas delegation, in sending a letter to President Obama regarding the Syrian Refugee crisis.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kay Granger issued the following statement on House passage of the House-Senate Conference Report providing $1.1 billion in funding for the response to the Zika virus.
Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) today released the following statement after CIA Director John Brennan’s prepared remarks to the Senate Intelligence Committee this week regarding the threat from ISIS.
The Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Appropriations bill was approved by the House Thursday, providing important support for our troops and the nation’s defense, Congresswoman Kay Granger said. As the vice chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, Granger played a lead role in putting together the annual defense spending bill.