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Ranking Member Garret Graves Statement from Hearing on Air Rage
September 23, 2021
Opening remarks of Subcommittee on Aviation Ranking Member Garret Graves (R-LA) from today’s hearing entitled, “Disruption in the Skies: The Surge in ... More
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T&I Republican Leaders Outline Opposition to Budget Reconciliation Tax and Spending Spree in Submission to Committee on the Budget
September 20, 2021
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Republican leaders detailed their opposition to the Committee Majority’s partisan budget reconciliation recommendations passed by the Majority in a markup last week. This is the second time this year that the T&I Majority rammed through a budget reconciliation measure, this time for the Committee’s $60 billion portion of the Speaker’s latest $3.5 trillion tax and spending spree. The Committee Republicans’ minority views, signed by full committ... More
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Graves Statement from Markup of the Majority’s Partisan Budget Reconciliation Package and Spending Spree
September 15, 2021
Opening remarks, as prepared, of Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) from today’s markup of the Committee Majority’s contribution to the Speaker’s $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation spending spree: Thank you, Chair DeFazio. Today’s markup could be the most partisan one we’ve had so far this Congress, in what has been an uncharacteristically partisan 9 months for this Committee. This divisive markup comes against the backdrop of the hasty evacuation of... More
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$60 Billion for the Speaker’s Partisan Budget Reconciliation Spending Spree Passes Committee
September 14, 2021
The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Majority today passed its nearly $60 billion contribution to Speaker Pelosi’s $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation tax and spending spree during today’s Committee markup. “The Majority’s partisan action today ensures the House will continue being completely sidelined on infrastructure. Much of what was included in today’s partisan package will wind up on the cutting room floor because it flouts the President’s agreement not to double dip or revis... More
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Graves & Rouzer Ask Biden Administration to Extend Its Brief Public Comment Period & Meetings on Waters of the United States
August 26, 2021
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) and Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Ranking Member David Rouzer (R-NC) today requested that the Biden Administration provide the public and the numerous impacted stakeholders a reasonable amount of time to provide input into the Administration’s plans to rewrite the federal rule defining “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act. The Graves and Rouzer letter to the heads of the Environ... More