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Kay GrangerREPRepublican United States Representative, TX-12
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Years of Age
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TXResidence (state)

Norvell Kay Granger (née Mullendore; born January 18, 1943) is an American Republican politician from the U.S. state of Texas serving as the U.S. representative for Texas's 12th congressional district since 1997. She became chair of the United States House Committee on Appropriations in 2023. A former teacher and businesswoman, Granger is the first Republican woman to represent Texas in the U.S. House. After serving on the zoning commission of Fort Worth, Texas, in 1991 she was elected the city's first female mayor; she served two terms.

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$2,061,483
Total Raised
$2,084,734
Total Spent
$421,201
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Defense Aerospace$200,140
92%
Real Estate$185,700
43%
Defense Electronics$87,200
38%
Oil & Gas$76,250
36%
Lobbyists$73,165
36%
Retired$72,560
34%
Misc Issues$68,000
33%
Lawyers/Law Firms$67,640
33%
Construction Services$67,250
32%
Air Transport$64,485
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education4 - 4 of 2
Eastern Hills High School
Texas Wesleyan University
Bachelor of Science
1965
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Texas
1996 - Current
Mayor
City of Fort Worth
1991 - 1995
Member
Fort Worth City Council
1989 - 1991
Assistant Deputy Whip
United States House of Representatives
Owner
Kay Granger Insurance
1978 - 1996
Other Experience1 - 56 of 56
Member
Advisory Board, Ripon Society
Current
Member
Council on Foreign Relations
Current
Member
Board of Directors, Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
Current
Member
Fort Worth Zoning Commission
1981 - 1989
Member
Southwestern University
Member
National Cowgirl Hall of Fame
Member
Fort Worth Executives Roundtable
Board Member
International Republican Institute
Former Member
Advisory Council, United States Conference of Mayors
Member
Coalition for Autism Research and Education
Member
Components Congressional Members Organization, National Guard and Reserve
Member
Wednesday's Child Board
Member
Women and Politics Institute, American University
Member
Board of Visitors, United States Air Force Academy
Member
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Member
First United Methodist Church
Member
Daughters of the American Revolution
Member
Development Council, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University
Member
Congressional Advisory Committee, National Endowment for Democracy
Chair
House Committee on Appropriations
2023 - Current
Vice-Chair
House Republican Conference
2006
Member
Speaker's Drug Task Force
1997 - 2002
Member
Speaker's Health Task Force
1997 - 2002
Co-Chair
Anti-Terrorism Caucus
Co-Chair
Congressional Iraqi Women's Caucus
Co-Chair
Joint Strike Fighter Caucus
Co-Chair
Working Group for a Working Congress
Co-Chair
Congressional Caucus on Community Health Centers
Co-Chair
House Human Trafficking Caucus
Co-Chair
Disaster Relief Caucus
Former Chair
Defense Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Member
Congressional Coalition on Adoption
Member
Congressional Immigration Reform Caucus
Member
Republican Study Committee
Member
Unfunded Mandates Task Force
Member
Army Caucus
Member
Congressional Air Power Caucus
Member
Congressional Fire Services Caucus
Member
Americans Abroad Caucus
Member
Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans
Member
Congressional Diabetes Caucus
Member
Congressional Navy and Marine Corps Caucus
Member
Republican Women’s Policy Committee
Member
Texas Caucus on Shale Oil and Gas
Member
Arts Caucus
Member
Congressional Children’s Health Care Caucus
Member
Congressional Heart and Stroke Coalition
Member
Prevention Caucus
Member
USO Congressional Caucus
Member
Congressional Internet Caucus
Member
Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Member
Congressional Wine Caucus
Member
House and Senate Working Group on Aerospace and Defense
Vice-Chair
Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues