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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) – member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee – released the following statement regarding his meeting today with President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Dr. Ben Carson:

“Speaking with Dr. Carson today, we discussed his approach to the housing priorities of our nation,” said Sen. Moran. “I also shared with him the specific housing problems we face in Kansas, including the distinct economic development challenges facing rural areas and the need to modify federal regulations to make certain that Kansas communities have access to critical housing resources. Dr. Carson’s appreciation for the basic link between housing and health care affords him a unique perspective on the job ahead of ensuring American families have a safe, affordable place to call home.”

“I look forward to hearing Dr. Carson’s testimony before the committee and the opportunity to work together to make certain all Kansans and Americans have a roof over their heads and the ability to pursue the American Dream.”