Latest Appropriations News
February 24, 2022 Press Release
“I condemn Russia’s unwarranted and malicious invasion of Ukraine and stand with the Ukrainian people who are under attack. Vladimir Putin’s greed, growing aggression, and unyielding pursuit of power have brought us to this point, which will lead to grievous loss of life and humanitarian devastation."
February 9, 2022 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today announced that bipartisan, bicameral negotiators have agreed on a framework for fiscal year 2022 appropriations.
February 8, 2022 Press Release
"This Continuing Resolution is a product of bipartisan, bicameral negotiation to keep the government up and running while Congress finishes important work for the American people,”
February 8, 2022 Statement
“No one wins from additional Continuing Resolutions, which is why – after we pass this extension – we will finalize an omnibus that will deliver for our nation."
February 7, 2022 Statement
“I am confident that Appropriators can agree on a framework in short order and then work with great intensity to fill in the details, so that we can enact an agreement that is worthy of the people we are here to serve. To provide the time to get that work done, the Further Additional Extending Government Funding Act before you continues government funding at current levels through March 11."
February 7, 2022 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today introduced the short-term Further Additional Extending Government Funding Act, which continues federal government funding through March 11 to provide time to complete bipartisan, bicameral negotiations on fiscal year 2022 appropriations legislation.
January 13, 2022 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) released the following statement on today's bicameral, bipartisan meeting of Appropriations Committee leadership.
"I am particularly alarmed by the suggestion of some that they would prefer to funding the government under a full-year Continuing Resolution. This would harm our military: stalling modernization efforts, readiness, capacity, recruitment, operations and maintenance, impacting pay for our troops, and wasting billions in taxpayer dollars on capabilities we no longer need."
"I urge my Republican colleagues to come to join us at the negotiating table so we can fund the entire government. Because America’s national security is about more than how many dollars we provide the Pentagon."
January 11, 2022 Press Release
A full-year Continuing Resolution will make America less safe as we confront dangerous threats around the world. A full-year Continuing Resolution hurts our servicemembers and their families. A full-year Continuing Resolution misaligns resources and wastes taxpayer dollars, all while damaging our military readiness.