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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.
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.