Latest Appropriations News

September 21, 2021 Statement
"The funding in this bill invests in early childhood education, our schools, high quality training programs. It protects public health, it safeguards our consumers from dangerous products and unsafe food. It will support hungry families, provide housing for those who need a place to live. And it will help keep our communities and our entire nation safe."
September 21, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today introduced the Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act, which continues vital federal funding through December 3 and provides $28.6 billion in disaster relief, the rising cost of climate change, and $6.3 billion to support Afghanistan evacuees as we end the Afghanistan war.
September 13, 2021 Press Release
"Given the violent tendencies of the right-wing extremists who plan to attend, it is obvious that this rally poses a threat to the Capitol, those who work here, and the law enforcement officers charged with protecting our democracy."
July 29, 2021 Press Release
The House today passed H.R. 3237, the Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act on a bipartisan 416 to 11 vote.
July 29, 2021 Statement
"The brave men and women of our Capitol Police protected us. And since that fateful day, they have continued to work day in and day out, with only the barest minimum of support. They have soldiered on with physical, mental, and emotional trauma and have sacrificed their own needs and those of their families for the safety and security of our democracy. We need to respect their service."
July 29, 2021 Press Release
The House today passed, on a 219 to 208 vote, a package of seven 2022 appropriations bills.
July 28, 2021 Press Release
The House today passed, on a 217 to 212 vote, the 2022 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs funding bill. The legislation funds U.S. diplomatic, development, and foreign policy agencies and programs, including the Department of State, the United States Agency for International Development, and the U.S. Mission to the United Nations.
July 28, 2021 Press Release
The House today passed, on a bipartisan 215 to 207 vote, the 2022 Legislative Branch funding bill. The legislation provides annual funding for the Congress, the Capitol Police, and other Legislative Branch agencies.
July 28, 2021 Statement
"Together, the initiatives in this bill will not only protect the Congress and our democracy – they also strengthen and sustain it."
July 28, 2021 Statement
“This is a good bill, and I’m proud that it makes a substantial investment to expand recruitment and retention of staff, prioritizes funding to expand diversity and inclusion Campus wide, and funds needed investments to support the day-to-day operations of the House.”