October 30, 2020
Lowey, Lee, and Fellow Appropriators Urge Administration to Rescind Order Pausing Diversity and Inclusion Training Programs at State Department and USAID
In a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Vice Chairwoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Subcommittee Members Grace Meng (D-NY), David Price (D-NC), Lois Frankel (D-FL) and Norma Torres (D-CA) urged the Trump Administration to suspend their decision to pause all diversity and inclusion training at State Department and USAID.
October 1, 2020
The House today passed, on a 214 to 207 vote, an updated version of The Heroes Act, addressing needs that have developed since the House passed an earlier iteration and formalizing House Democrats’ proffer in ongoing negotiations between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.