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January 10, 2019 Press Release
We can begin this bipartisan path by passing the bill before us, which passed the Senate in September by a vote of 92-6. This bill would open the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration and adequately fund these services through the end of the fiscal year.
January 10, 2019 Press Release
Through a diverse urban/rural coalition, this legislation includes our farmer safety net and our food and nutrition programs. Families, farmers, ranchers, and producers go to work every morning. So should their government.
January 9, 2019 Press Release
The House today approved legislation to reopen the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service and remove any doubt that hardworking American families will receive their tax refunds on schedule.
January 9, 2019 Press Release
We can reopen both the IRS and the SBA today, along with other vital agencies like the FCC, the SEC, and the federal Judiciary. Democrats are yet again ready to act, and I urge my colleague to support this bill.
January 9, 2019 Press Release
By passing this bill, we will be able to get more than 130,000 workers back to work and receiving a paycheck. It is long past time that we re-open government, and this bill does exactly that for a number of critical agencies that the American people rely upon every single day.
January 7, 2019 Press Release
This week, the House will consider the Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies appropriations bill as a standalone measure. This bill funds the Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Passing it will ensure that people living in housing supported by HUD aren’t evicted.
January 7, 2019 Press Release
This week, the House will consider the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies appropriations bill as a standalone measure. This bill funds the Department of the Interior and the Environmental Protection Agency. Passing it will ensure that America’s National Parks can fully reopen.
January 7, 2019 Press Release
This week, the House will consider the Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill as a standalone measure. This bill funds the Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service. Passing it will ensure hardworking families receive their tax refunds on schedule.
January 7, 2019 Press Release
This week, the House will consider the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies appropriations bill as a standalone measure. This bill funds the Department of Agriculture and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, commonly called food stamps). Passing it will ensure families do not lose their SNAP benefits.
January 6, 2019 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY-17) today released the text of individual appropriations bills to end the Trump Shutdown. These four bills, which are expected to be considered in the House this week, will immediately reopen key parts of the federal government and stop the harm the Trump Shutdown is inflicting on American families, businesses, and communities.

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