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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."
December 2, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today introduced the short-term 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
"This agreement allows the appropriations process to move forward toward a final funding agreement which addresses the needs of the American people.”
November 24, 2021 Press Release
"As we continue to recover from the devastation of the pandemic, I look forward to continuing to work with Shalanda on funding and policy that creates good-paying jobs, grows opportunity for the middle class, and provides a lifeline for the vulnerable who work hard. I urge the Senate to confirm her again without delay."
November 19, 2021 Press Release
A broad coalition of social services, national security, and veterans advocacy groups is calling for quick action on a negotiated omnibus to deliver for the American people. The only obstacle to action is Congressional Republicans’ refusal to negotiate.
November 17, 2021 Statement
"The fact of the matter is every day that low-income countries remain vulnerable to COVID-19 is another day for the virus to mutate and to adapt. And if we fail to ensure their access to vaccines, those countries will become the breeding grounds for new variants—variants that may be more transmissible or even worse – vaccine resistant."

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