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March 6, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement on today’s U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the effects of across-the-board federal budget cuts:

March 6, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee and the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee, today delivered the following statement on the House floor in support of legislation making loan guarantees available for Ukraine:

March 4, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on President Obama’s FY 2015 budget request:

March 2, 2014 Press Release

Good afternoon.  Dr. Moniz, it is good to see you again and welcome to your first appearance before the Subcommittee.

Mr. Secretary, the early reviews on your tenure as Secretary have been good from most, if not all, quarters but I believe the hardest challenges lie before you.

February 27, 2014 Press Release

The State of Arizona, the Appropriations Committee, and all of Congress have benefitted from the hard work, dedication, and wisdom of Congressman Ed Pastor (D-AZ).  As Ranking Democrat on the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, he has fought to invest in our nation’s roads and bridges, transportation safety, and affordable housing.  He has been a champion for comprehe

February 26, 2014 Press Release

I join Chairwoman Granger in welcoming our distinguished witnesses here today.  The challenges you face promoting democracy, civil liberties and basic human rights in repressive and fragile countries are enormous and the results are not always clearly visible.

February 26, 2014 Press Release

I always look forward to this hearing.  These individuals always give us the best picture for what those on the front lines are dealing with.

We talk a lot about facilities, equipment, force structure and strategy, but it is the men and women like the ones sitting before us that really make our military what it is today.

February 26, 2014 Press Release

Thank you Mr. Chairman.  I would also like to welcome new Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen for his first hearing before the subcommittee.  I thank you for your service to our nation, and for undertaking this endeavor at a very challenging time for the IRS.

January 15, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today delivered the following statement on the Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act:

January 15, 2014 Press Release

2013 enacted level:               $51.8 billion

2014 Committee mark:         $44.1 billion

2014 Omnibus:                       $50.9 billion

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