PRICE NAMED T-HUD APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE RANKING MEMBER
Washington, DC –Today, Congressman David E. Price (NC-04) announced that he has been named Ranking Democratic Member of the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, pending approval from the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee. Price will lead the Subcommittee alongside newly-appointed Chairman Mario Diaz-Balart, Republican of Florida.
“I am excited to take this leadership position on the T-HUD Subcommittee,” said Congressman Price. “The programs that this bill supports – including infrastructure, transportation, and affordable housing projects – are critical priorities for the Triangle and the rest of the country. I look forward to my new assignment and collaborating with Chairman Diaz-Balart on effective, bipartisan T-HUD appropriations legislation, as well as continuing my work as a senior member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee.”
The T-HUD Subcommittee oversees appropriations for the Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, comprising $53.8 billion in discretionary spending for Fiscal Year 2015. As Ranking Member, Congressman Price will lead Democratic efforts to negotiate appropriate funding levels and programmatic priorities for future bills.