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March 23, 2020 Press Release
House Democrats today introduced the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act, a bold and comprehensive phase three coronavirus response bill that injects more than $2.5 trillion into the American economy.
March 18, 2020 Press Release
“The legislation provides necessary support to meet urgent public health needs and help Americans affected by the coronavirus pandemic."
March 14, 2020 Press Release
The House today passed, on a bipartisan 363-40 vote, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to bolster the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak and address the severe impacts of the coronavirus on Americans’ personal safety and financial security.
March 14, 2020 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey today delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
March 14, 2020 Press Release
In advance of House consideration later today, House Democrats have released the text of the bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The legislation is expected to be considered on the Floor under suspension of the rules.
March 12, 2020 Statement
"Let me be clear: Our nation’s security cannot afford a budget that does not adequately fund our diplomatic and development programs, or life-saving humanitarian assistance. Diplomacy and development programs are our best hope to tackle the difficult issues facing the world, making the draconian cuts proposed by this administration irresponsible. For as long as I have been a part of this Subcommittee, we have had bipartisan agreement that foreign assistance is critical to our national security and to maintaining America’s leadership role in the world. As Chairwoman, I have every expectation that we will produce a bill that maximizes each taxpayer dollar while responding to today’s many needs."
March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey today delivered the following remarks to the House Rules Committee in support of an appropriate rule for the House to consider H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act:

March 11, 2020 Press Release
House Democrats today introduced the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to bolster the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak and address the severe impacts of the coronavirus on Americans’ personal safety and financial security.
March 11, 2020 Fact Sheet

March 11, 2020 Statement
"GPO is now distributing more and more information by digital means, such as through its upgraded and steadily growing website now called 'GovInfo.' GPO’s fundamental function is making information about the operations of government—particularly the Congress— readily available to the public. That’s a crucial function in a democracy."

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