Press Releases

Aug 22, 2017

Chairwoman Granger Statement on Afghanistan Strategy  

“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.”

Aug 17, 2017

Congresswoman Granger's Statement on Charlottesville

"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.

Aug 7, 2017

Editorial: Human trafficking happens everywhere. Yes, even here

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.

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