Latest Appropriations News

May 19, 2021 Statement
"The programs in the Labor-HHS-Education bill equip our nation to deal with public health emergencies."
May 19, 2021 Statement
"Climate change is a direct threat to every investment made by the State, Foreign Operations bill – natural resources, food security, global health, human rights and governance, and peacebuilding. I am so glad that the Biden/Harris Administration has realized this urgency and is putting addressing climate change at the center of United States diplomatic and financial priorities."
May 18, 2021 Statement
"As the largest non-defense appropriations bill, this subcommittee allocates approximately one-third of annual non-defense discretionary spending...As we draft a new bill for fiscal year 2022, it is important to hear from our colleagues about their top priorities."
May 18, 2021 Statement
"People with reliable broadband at home were more easily able to socially distance by transitioning to telecommuting and remote learning. They could use video conferencing to keep in touch with friends and family, access health care services, order essential supplies and medicines, and use government services. In other words, the pandemic has made it abundantly clear that access to reliable broadband is not a luxury but a necessity. Broadband is as important to modern life as electricity or running water."
May 18, 2021 Statement
"Today’s hearing represents a great opportunity to listen to a diverse group of Members from across the country share their views on a wide range of issues related to our bill."
May 18, 2021 Statement
"Although we do not yet have the FY2022 President’s budget request, I am hopeful that it will reflect a renewed commitment to prioritizing the funding of military construction projects that ensure the success of our military and those families that sacrifice so much for our country."
May 18, 2021 Press Release
"While we will soon establish a commission to investigate the January 6th domestic terrorist attack on the United States Capitol, it is our responsibility to act now, not later, and provide the resources necessary to protect the Capitol and those who work and visit here."
May 17, 2021 Press Release
“We have been advocating for greater U.S. action to respond to this crisis globally for months. Using COVAX is the right thing to do to ensure that doses reach the most vulnerable first."
May 14, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today introduced the Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act. The bill addresses the insurrection with $1.9 billion in funding to respond to the tragic events of that day.
May 13, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT-03) and House Appropriations Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee Chair Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA-02), today sent a letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock, M.D., requesting transparency related to the budget for food programs at the FDA.