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December 18, 2020 Press Release
The House today passed, on a bipartisan 320 to 60 vote, a continuing resolution to extend federal government funding through Sunday and allow coronavirus relief negotiations to conclude.
December 18, 2020 Press Release
"Families and small businesses in my district and across the nation desperately need support as they continue to reel from the coronavirus pandemic."
December 18, 2020 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today introduced a continuing resolution to extend federal government funding through Sunday and allow coronavirus relief negotiations to conclude.
December 9, 2020 Press Release
The House today passed, on a bipartisan 343 to 67 vote, a continuing resolution to extend federal government funding through December 18 and keep the government open after the current stopgap funding law expires Friday.
December 9, 2020 Statement
"The Continuing Resolution we consider today will keep the government up and running to bring spending talks to a successful conclusion. These are serious issues that touch every aspect of people’s lives like their education, transportation systems, national security, public health infrastructure, and our environment. In addition to an omnibus appropriations bill, it is my hope that this additional week will allow negotiators the time to assemble an emergency coronavirus relief package."
December 8, 2020 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today introduced a continuing resolution to extend federal government funding through December 18 and keep the government open after the current stopgap funding law expires Friday.
December 8, 2020 Statement
"Regardless of what we feel about the issue of abortion, it is well past time that we, as members of this great committee, discuss the harmful legacy of the Hyde amendment. We should listen to the experts and understand the harms and real-life consequences imposed by this rider."
December 8, 2020 Statement
"The Hyde amendment is a discriminatory policy. For more than 40 years, it has been routinely extended — every year as a legislative rider — but the time has come in this current moment to reckon with the norm, with the status quo, and view it through the lens of how it impacts communities of color."
December 3, 2020 Press Release
“As I prepare to leave Congress, I know that the Appropriations Committee and the purse strings it controls are in good hands with Rosa. I look forward to watching her fight for Democratic values and American priorities in the years to come.”
November 23, 2020 Press Release
“Today’s decision is an overdue but critical step in allowing our country to have an effective, secure and peaceful transition of power. It should not have required Congressional pressure to force the Trump administration to recognize the election results, but we are pleased the matter has been resolved."

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