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January 11, 2022 Statement
"One year after the horrors of that day the Capitol Police are still recovering. While their physical wounds may have healed, there is still so much more they will need to rebuild."
January 11, 2022 Statement
"None of us will forget the events of January 6th...How we remember and respond will determine how we collectively learn from the trials and mistakes that day. As we move forward, we do not want to fall into the trap of preparing to fight the last war.  Rather, we must thoughtfully plan to ensure the next one never happens. Ignoring the mistakes of the past or refusing to learn and grow from them will only continue to leave the Capitol Campus vulnerable to unknown and unexpected threats."
January 5, 2022 Press Release
"As a school board member, city councilwoman, as the first African American and first woman Mayor of Southfield, Michigan, and in the House since 2014, Representative Lawrence has tenaciously focused on the well-being of hard-working middle class families and those struggling to make it in the middle class."
December 21, 2021 Press Release
"Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard is a trailblazer, a champion for the people of California, and a force on the Appropriations Committee and the Congress. It has been my privilege to have a front row seat to her work for decades."
December 9, 2021 Statement
“The American people deserve a voice in how their money is spent. Through their duly elected representatives in the Congress, the Protecting Our Democracy Act gives the American people that voice."
December 6, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today launched a new calendar on Twitter tracking Congressional Republicans’ refusal to engage in bicameral, bipartisan appropriations negotiations.
December 2, 2021 Press Release
The House today passed, on a bipartisan 221 to 212 vote, H.R. 6119, the Further Extending Government Funding Act, which continues government funding through February 18. It makes minimal changes to address the most urgent of needs during the period of the Continuing Resolution and provides $7 billion to continue supporting Afghanistan evacuees after the end of 20 years of war.
December 2, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee Chairs today delivered remarks on the House Floor on H.R. 6119, the Further Extending Government Funding Act, and used examples from their bills to urge Republicans to begin negotiations on an appropriations agreement that funds priorities for the American people.
December 2, 2021 Statement
“And while I wish the February 18 end date were earlier, and I pursued earlier dates, I believe this agreement allows the appropriations process to move forward toward a final funding agreement that addresses the needs of the American people. Let me be clear: Working families, small businesses, veterans, and our military need the certainty that comes with passing omnibus funding legislation instead of short-term funding patches. Republicans must join us for bipartisan, bicameral negotiations to resolve our differences and keep government working for us all."
December 2, 2021 Statement
"With a new deadline of February 18, now is the time for our Republican colleagues to offer constructive proposals to address the critical issues facing the country by funding the federal government’s important work for the American people."

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