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May 8, 2019 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill on a vote of 30 to 23. The legislation includes funding for programs within the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and other related agencies, including the Social Security Administration.
May 8, 2019 Markup
Meeting to consider the Report on the Suballocation of Budget Allocations for FY 2020 and Full Committee Markup of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Appropriations Bill, FY 2020.
May 8, 2019 Statement
"This bill is an excellent example of our commitment to investing for the people and making life better for the middle class and people struggling to make it into the middle class. Not only does this bill resoundingly reject the proposed cuts in President Trump’s budget that would have hurt working families, it provides a robust increase for important priorities that create jobs and grow the economy, improve health security, and build a stronger future for all Americans."
May 8, 2019 Statement
"I am proud of this bill. I am proud of these historic investments. I am proud of what we are doing for the working people and middle-class families of this country. And, I am proud of how much we have been able to include together, Republicans and Democrats."
May 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released its fiscal year 2020 302(b) subcommittee allocations and its report accompanying the fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.

April 30, 2019 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies today approved its fiscal year 2020 bill. In total, the bill includes $189.8 billion in discretionary funding, an increase of $11.7 billion over the 2019 enacted level and $47.8 billion over the President’s 2020 budget request.
April 30, 2019 Statement
"Today we are recommending historic investments in our people, in our country and in programs that each of our constituents support. I am proud to do so and to help finally meet our obligations to children, for child care, to education, to science and health care for all."
April 30, 2019 Statement
"House Democrats are committed to an orderly appropriations process that gets the people’s business done on time. Beginning with today’s subcommittee markup of the Labor, Health and Human and Services and Education bill for fiscal year 2020, we are turning the page on the shutdowns and showdowns that have defined the last two years. This bill is an excellent example of our commitment to investing for the people and making life better for the middle class and people struggling to make it into the middle class. Not only does this bill resoundingly reject the proposed cuts in President Trump’s budget that would have hurt working families, it provides a robust increase for important national priorities that create jobs and grow the economy, improve health security, and build a stronger future for all Americans."
April 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation includes funding for programs within the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and other related agencies, including the Social Security Administration.

April 3, 2019 Statement
"But, and my colleagues have heard me say this, I believe this budget is cruel and reckless. This is an agency that has been historically underfunded. And now we are looking at a 10% cut. And, you say we can do more with less. But, it would appear that we are doing less with less. A lot less with less."