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September 2, 2020 Press Release
"“President Trump’s promise of ‘America First’ has turned into ‘America Alone.’ The Trump Administration’s campaign against the WHO is just one of many examples of absurd policy cooked up to appeal to the President’s political base, shirk his responsibility, and abdicate America’s role as a global leader."
September 2, 2020 Press Release
“While this move is not surprising given the Trump administration’s ill-advised posture toward the World Health Organization (WHO), it is nevertheless devastating that the United States will apparently not participate in global efforts to develop and distribute a coronavirus vaccine."
July 24, 2020 Press Release
The House today passed, on a 224 to 189 vote, a package of fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills.
July 23, 2020 Statement
"The package is the product of months of thoughtful deliberation and input from Members on both sides of the aisle. I am proud of the work we have completed under the incredibly difficult circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. This appropriations package addresses urgent national priorities."
July 22, 2020 Statement
"The Appropriations Committee is charged with one of the most important responsibilities entrusted to Congress by the Constitution: the power of the purse. I am proud that we have used that power to make investments that will make the world better, safer, and healthier and give every person a better chance at a better life."
July 16, 2020 Press Release
In advance of Floor consideration, the House Appropriations Committee released a division-by-division summary of the first minibus of fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills. The House is expected to consider the legislation, H.R. 7608, next week.
July 9, 2020 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2021 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs bill on a vote of 29 to 21.
July 9, 2020 Statement

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY), Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, delivered the following remarks at the Committee's markup of the fiscal year 2021 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs bill:

We will now consider the Fiscal Year 2021 State and Foreign Operations bill.

Having served on the subcommittee for three decades and as either Chairwoman or Ranking Member for two decades, it is bittersweet to mark up this bill for the last time before I retire at the end of this Congress.

July 8, 2020 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released its fiscal year 2021 302(b) subcommittee allocations and its reports accompanying the fiscal year 2021 Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies appropriations bills.
July 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs today approved by voice vote it fiscal year 2021 bill. In total, the bill provides $65.87 billion in funding, an increase of $8.467 billion above the FY 2020 enacted level and $21.158 billion above the request.

The bill next heads to the full Committee for markup.