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Rep. Mike Garcia (R-25) released the following statement on his appointment to the powerful House Appropriations Committee.

“I am honored to join the House Appropriations Committee, a position that I will ensure benefits the people of California’s 25th District and the nation,” said Garcia. “My role on this committee will enable me to be a critical voice in support of funding on a diverse realm of issues that will assure security for California’s 25th District and the nation.”

The House Appropriations Committee is responsible for funding the federal government, and as a result, plays a key role in ensuring that our nation remains prosperous, strong, and secure. The committee’s jurisdiction is wide-ranging, touching on everything from our nation’s military to health care.

“While my subcommittee selection remains to be decided, the opportunities for me to bring this committee assignment home to California are endless,” said Garcia. “No matter what subcommittee I am on, I will have the opportunity to vote on all issues at the full committee. These issues include everything from our military and veterans, science and space, homeland security, financial services, and beyond.”

“I want to thank the Appropriations Committee Republican Leader Kay Granger and Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy for helping me secure this critical role,” said Garcia. “I look forward to working with Republican Leader Kay Granger, Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro, and my fellow committee colleagues to ensure our nation is properly funded and remains prosperous, strong, and secure.”

The Republican Leader of the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Kay Granger (R-Texas) released the following statement congratulating Garcia on his committee assignment.

“I am thrilled to welcome Congressman Mike Garcia to the Appropriations Committee,” said House Appropriations Committee Republican Leader Granger. “I know that his experience both as a small business owner as well as a U.S. Navy veteran will serve as an asset to our committee. The Congressman’s strong work ethic and dedication to his constituents in California’s 25th District and the nation will benefit our committee greatly. I look forward to working with him in the 117th Congress.”