Congressman Tim Ryan Statement on former Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge’s Confirmation as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) made the following statement today as former Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge is confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the Secretary for Housing and Urban Development. She is expected to be sworn in by President Biden later this evening.
“I couldn’t be more excited that my friend and longtime House colleague, Marcia L. Fudge has been confirmed as the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Secretary Fudge is the perfect person to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development as we tackle the housing issues facing our country. I know that she has a deep understanding of the issues surrounding blight, disinvestment, and poverty faced by so many Americans, and I have every confidence that she will be an ally to our communities in Ohio and across the country. I congratulate her on her appointment by President Biden and Vice-President Harris, and her confirmation by the United States Senate. I am excited for the work ahead and will be at the ready to support her in her efforts.”