Statement : Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies
Ranking Member Kaptur Statement at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Request HearingMarch 29, 2023 Statement
"The United States had 18 different billion-dollar weather disasters in 2022. And last year is building on an increasing trend. A recent report found that 90 percent of the counties in the United States suffered weather disasters in the last decade, impacting 93 percent of the country’s population – more than 300 million people. It is undeniable that we are witnessing growing weather events stemming from climate change occurring in real time before our very eyes."
March 28, 2023 Statement
"The Energy and Water bill has impacts throughout the country in every Member's district, which is why it is so important that we have this opportunity for Members to provide input into the process."
Ranking Member Kaptur Statement at Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Request for the Department of Energy HearingMarch 23, 2023 Statement
"The Department of Energy’s budget request is paramount to ensure American energy independence, which is fundamental to our national security."