DeLauro Statement on Biden Nomination of Shalanda Young as OMB Director
"As we continue to recover from the devastation of the pandemic, I look forward to continuing to work with Shalanda on funding and policy that creates good-paying jobs, grows opportunity for the middle class, and provides a lifeline for the vulnerable who work hard. I urge the Senate to confirm her again without delay."
Broad Coalition of Advocates Join DeLauro Endorsing Appropriations Negotiations
A broad coalition of social services, national security, and veterans advocacy groups is calling for quick action on a negotiated omnibus to deliver for the American people. The only obstacle to action is Congressional Republicans’ refusal to negotiate.
Chair DeLauro Statement at the U.S. Role in Global COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Hearing
"The fact of the matter is every day that low-income countries remain vulnerable to COVID-19 is another day for the virus to mutate and to adapt. And if we fail to ensure their access to vaccines, those countries will become the breeding grounds for new variants—variants that may be more transmissible or even worse – vaccine resistant."
House Cardinals Joint Statement on Appropriations Process
“As Appropriators, we understand the importance of passing government funding bills that make our country stronger at home and secure in the world. Over the summer, each of us worked to write appropriations bills that meet the needs of the American people. Now that the Senate has released their versions of these bills, it is time to begin conference negotiations."