COVID-19 Response

The House Appropriations Committee, led by Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey, is at the forefront of Congress’s efforts to provide robust funding for a strong federal, state, and local response to the coronavirus pandemic. As the crisis evolves, the Committee will continue to make investments that put Families and Workers First and protect the health, economic security, and well-being of the American people.

Resources

Fact Sheet on the updated version of The Heroes Act

Updated: September 28, 2020

Fact Sheet on the State and Local Coronavirus Relief Funds in the updated version of The Heroes Act

Updated: September 28, 2020

One-pager on The Heroes Act

Updated: May 12, 2020

One-pager on the State and Local Relief Provisions in The Heroes Act

Updated: May 12, 2020

Fact Sheet on the Interim Emergency Package Funds Hospitals, Health Workers and Testing

Updated: April 21, 2020

Fact Sheet on the State, Local and Nonprofit Funding in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

Updated: March 27, 2020

Fact Sheet on the House Democrats Secure Investment for Tribes in CARES Act

Updated: March 27, 2020

Fact Sheet on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Updated: March 11, 2020

Fact Sheet on the $8.3 Billion Coronavirus Supplemental

Updated: March 4, 2020

Statements

Lowey Statement on President Trump Abandoning Coronavirus Relief Talks

October 6, 2020

House Passes Updated Version of The Heroes Act

October 1, 2020

Lowey Floor Remarks on Updated Version of The Heroes Act

October 1, 2020

July 17, 2020

Chairwoman Lowey Statement at Hearing on COVID-19 Response

June 4, 2020

Chairwoman Lowey Statement at Hearing on VA's Response to COVID-19

May 28, 2020

House Passes The Heroes Act

May 15, 2020

​House Democrats Introduce The Heroes Act

May 12, 2020

House Passes Interim Coronavirus Relief Bill

April 23, 2020 

House Passes Third Coronavirus Relief Bill

March 27, 2020 

House Democrats Introduce Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act

March 23, 2020

Lowey Statement on President Trump Signing Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 18, 2020 

House Democrats Release Text of Bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 14, 2020 

Lowey Floor Remarks on Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 14, 2020

House Passes Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 14, 2020

Lowey Statement to Rules on Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 11, 2020 

House Democrats Introduce Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 11, 2020 

Lowey Statement on President Trump Signing Coronavirus Supplemental

March 5, 2020 

Lowey Introduces Coronavirus Supplemental

March 4, 2020 

Lowey Floor Remarks on Coronavirus Supplemental

March 4, 2020 

House Passes Coronavirus Supplemental

March 4, 2020

Legislation

Text of the Updated Version of The Heroes Act

Passed the House: October 1, 2020

Text of the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act

Passed the House: July 29, 2020

Text of the Child Care is Essential Act

Passed the House: July 29, 2020

Text of The Heroes Act, H.R. 6800

Passed the House: May 15, 2020

Text of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, H.R. 622

Passed the House: April 23, 2020

Text of the Third Coronavirus Relief Bill: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

Passed the House: March 27. 2020

Text of the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act, H.R. 6379

Introduced in the House: March 23, 2020

Text of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201

Passed the House: March 14, 2020

Text of the coronavirus supplemental, H.R. 6074

Passed the House: March 4, 2020

Letters

Lowey and Democratic Appropriators Criticize Trump Administration’s Defunding of World Health Organization

September 3, 2020

Lowey Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Stop Contributions to the World Health Organization During Pandemic

September 2, 2020

Lowey, DeLauro Urge Administration to Request Emergency Funding for Coronavirus Response

February 4, 2020